It’s International Fraud Awareness Week, and Netsafe has partnered with the Domain Name Commission to bring New Zealanders safer online shopping tips to combat fraud. It’s a great time to shop online and to remind us to look out for some of the risks. #ShopsafeNz Keep these 6 handy tips in mind for a safer online shopping experience no matter the time...
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Launching New Zealand’s first Porn Week Porn is something most people prefer not to talk about. It’s looked down on in our communities and something believed to best be kept to yourself. Through the years, that secrecy hasn’t changed but with new technology, pornography has found its way onto every device.  Running from November 7-13, Netsafe is launching New Zealander’s first-ever porn week https://www.pornweek.nz. We are raising awareness about sex, pornography, image sharing, power, consent and our communities views.  By...
One of my priorities when starting at Netsafe was to reconnect the organisation to our global online safety communities.  It was therefore timely that I was invited by Internal Affairs Minister Jan Tinetti to join her on an eight-day study trip to Europe.  The aim of the tour was to inform work underway here in response to some of the...
Romance, investment, property, and phishing are just some ways kiwis are getting scammed out of their hard-earned money. Everyone thinks, ‘it won’t happen to me’ until it does. Last quarter, Netsafe reported over 13 million dollars in scam losses, with the average being over $20,000. Every day the agency receives dozens of calls or emails with questions about how to...
Earlier this year, I made one of those ‘change job’ decisions and gave up my role as the Domain Name Commissioner to come onboard as Netsafe’s CEO.  Becoming Netsafe’s CEO means getting to know more people and being out and about in the community much more. At Netsafe I’ve already had the opportunity to make a difference to online harm minimisation by: • launching the Aotearoa Code of Practice for Online Safety...

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