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Most NZ companies do not record being hacked

Most Kiwi companies do not record being hacked FintechNZ says, despite Cert NZ’s latest report showing almost 1000 New Zealanders reported hacking issues in the last quarter.
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FinTechNZ Future of Cash Submission

FinTechNZ will be taking contributions from members of the Tech Alliance, to The Future of Cash Use submission for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. If you would like to contribute to this please contact us for further information and access to the consultation document. We will be taking contributions until 25 July. The schedule … Continue reading "FinTechNZ Future of Cash Submission"
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NZ needs to tackle predicted Libra onslaught

The national blockchain group has appealed to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her government to adopt a more dynamic attitude or it could prove costly to the New Zealand economy, given blockchain tech’s likely global impact.
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Are we ready to embrace FinTech for Economic Growth?

Dear readers, This has been a month focused on Government. After reviewing our strategy, one of our priorities is to “help Government understand the FinTech Landscape”. Helping them to recognise FinTech as a sector and create the correct regulatory and policy framework will help to stimulate Government investment into the sector. We will work with … Continue reading "Are we ready to embrace FinTech for Economic Growth?"
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NZ can learn from the Baltimore cyberattack

New Zealand can take lessons from Baltimore in the United States which until a few days ago, was offline following a ransomware cyberattack for more than a week, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.
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Concentrating Contributing and Connecting – see you at Techweek!

FinTechNZ has had an exciting couple of weeks re-energizing our strategy at a recent session hosted by Xero. The Executive Council came raring to go and full of ideas. Once we have distilled these outcomes we will be sharing with the wider ecosystem, watch this space.
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Few NZ companies have adequate cyber protection

Barely six percent of business and companies in New Zealand have adequate cyber protection which means they are not prepared for cyber-attacks, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.