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Scott La Franchie

Recent Posts

Is notification fatigue affecting your security posture?

18/02/2020 3:41:25 PM | By Scott La Franchie


When talking to our customers about the impact of cyber-crime on their business last year, many felt overwhelmed by the increasing volume of security alerts demanding immediate attention. 'Notification Fatigue' is a new trend occurring in small to medium sized businesses throughout New Zealand.

Is Unified Security Management Right For Your Business?

16/07/2019 1:16:24 PM | By Scott La Franchie

With cyber threats being a key risk for most businesses, interest in ‘always on’ security monitoring services continues to rise.

The walls you build may never be high enough

21/08/2017 10:14:16 AM | By Scott La Franchie


12 weeks until Christmas – is your business secure?

28/09/2016 3:11:00 PM | By Scott La Franchie

Spring has only just arrived but the countdown to Christmas is well and truly on. As we head into the holiday season, thousands of consumers will be turning to online stores to purchase gifts for their friends and family.

Security blogs you should be reading

1/06/2016 3:13:00 PM | By Scott La Franchie

With so much at stake in regard to cyber security, information security professionals have a lot to keep on top of.

The rise of crypto-locker malware

29/04/2016 3:17:00 PM | By Scott La Franchie

Information is valuable, they say. How valuable? Victims of crypto-locker attacks tend to find out in the most unpleasant way possible.

Easiest way to set up two factor auth

28/01/2016 3:44:00 PM | By Scott La Franchie

Last week I posted about how important two factor authorisation (2FA) is for any account you use for either personal or professional reasons.

Something you know and something you have

19/01/2016 3:47:00 PM | By Scott La Franchie

Security blogger Brian Krebs wrote recently about how his PayPal account was hacked by cybercriminals through PayPal's outdated authentication processes.

It’s my data, can I have it now?

9/12/2015 3:51:00 PM | By Scott La Franchie


There were numerous reports last week that Microsoft Office 365 had an outage impacting users around Europe and the UK.

Cyber crime by the numbers

18/08/2015 4:08:00 PM | By Scott La Franchie

I’ve spent what feels like the majority of my life at work recently researching and reviewing cyber security reports and opinion pieces (at home I’ve been binge watching Mr Robot, the best on screen depiction of hacking ever done).

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