Category: Events

Cyber Smart Week 2020

CERT NZ’s annual Cyber Smart Week for 2020 starts on Monday 19 October and is aimed at helping New Zealanders protect themselves online. Patients First will be participating in this initiative to help raise cybersecurity awareness across New Zealand while also making it relevant to the health sector. New Zealand Health Information Security Requirements The…
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Step up your cyber defence

Step up your cyber defence and stay safe from cyber attacks

Editorial provided by CERT NZ as part of Cyber Smart Week 2020. We all do it – ignore those pesky red dots and update messages; not quite get around to changing our password practice; forget to check we’re not sharing our personal information with every Dom, Jack and Hēmi on social media. Well, now’s the…
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Cyber Security Awareness Month 2020 #BeCyberSmart

The theme for Cyber Security Awareness Month 2020 is ‘Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart’. During October 2020, individuals and organisations should all do their part to step up their cyber defence. The Cyber Security Awareness Month website explains that “if everyone does their part – implementing stronger security practices, raising community awareness, educating vulnerable audiences or…
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Virtual Connectathon Attendee

Patients First’s Terminology Server excels at FHIR Connectathon

Health Level Seven (HL7) International held its 25th Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Connectathon on the 10th and 11th of September 2020. The event attracted a record 635 attendees from all over the world who participated in one, or more, of the 36 available tracks – despite the event being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Global FHIR Connectathons are held three times a year and aim to:   provide education…
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OWASP New Zealand Day 2020

Buzzing about information security at OWASP New Zealand Day 2020

Don’t let the acronym put you off – we weren’t subjected to any nasty stings at the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) New Zealand Day. But we certainly learned plenty about the misconceptions, challenges and harsh realities of information security in New Zealand.  Consisting of a two-day training course and a one-day conference, OWASP…
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