My first 100 days

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...

2022 – Netsafe year in review

2022 - a year in review 2022 the year Netsafe increased responsibility in the online safety space for Aotearoa - Brent Carey, CEO The internet became more popular this year than ever before. New Zealanders are...

From the CEO: an offshore view on our world

One of my priorities when starting as Netsafe's CEO 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...

Homegrown Code to tackle Online Safety now “The Worlds Code”

Republished with permission from a blog article that originally appears on the IT Professionals New Zealand website. On July 25th 2022 Netsafe and NZTech launched a new initiative that commits a range of technology companies to addressing the risk...

Times of natural disaster unfortunately attract scammers

Cyclone Gabrielle brought severe weather conditions to many regions of Aotearoa New Zealand and unfortunately it also brought with it many charity scams.  Charity scams are fraudulent schemes that exploit people's generosity and kindness. These...
Nigel Latta in new scam documentary

Have you been scammed?

There isn’t a day that doesn’t feature a news headline appearing around someone getting scammed out of their hard-earned savings. Last year Netsafe recorded $35 million of kiwi’s money lost from scams. So, when our...
Fake brand website scam

Communications and marketing teams need to pay attention to Brand Impersonation Scams and Fraud...

In today’s digital age, scams have evolved to target consumers and businesses with fraudulent websites or social media pages that look like the official site of a legitimate brand or person.  The goal is to...

Shop Safe this International Fraud Awareness Week

It’s International Fraud Awareness Week, and Netsafe has partnered with the Domain Name Commission to encourage New Zealanders to Shop Safe bring New Zealanders safer online shopping tips to combat fraud. It’s a great time...

It’s Safer Internet Day and that means Every Space a Safe Space

For the 20th consecutive year, the world is coming together for Safer Internet Day. The annual event is marked globally to promote the safe and responsible use of the internet and digital technologies. Netsafe is...

What You Need to Know About Sharenting

It’s become quite the norm for people to share every update and photo of their lives on social media. I can’t remember the last time I scrolled through my news feed, without seeing a...

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