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Advantage Hires New Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 6:51 am | Advantage

In response to the increasing demand for cyber security mitigation strategies, Advantage has hired Dr Bryce Antony to add more capability to their Security Operations Centre One of the defining topics for any NZ business has become Cyber Security, which represents ... More >>

Advantage Hires New Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 6:50 am | Advantage

In response to the increasing demand for cyber security mitigation strategies, Advantage has hired Dr Bryce Antony to add more capability to their Security Operations Centre One of the defining topics for any NZ business has become Cyber Security, which represents ... More >>

Advantage Secures LogRhythm Security Services Authorisation In An NZ First

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 7:15 am | Advantage

Managed security services provider Advantage has become the first New Zealand company to achieve LogRhythm Security Services Authorisation. Gaining the certification makes Advantage one of the only authorised partners in New Zealand and only the second ... More >>

Advantage hires new Security Operations Centre (SOC) Manager

Monday, 30 August 2021, 9:08 am | Advantage

Palmerston North – 6 July 2021 - Jeremy McClure formerly Head of IT at Property Brokers, joins IT services provider AdvantageNZ as Manager of the Security Operations Centre (SOC), After 20 years of assisting Property Brokers to become a nationally ... More >>

Is New Zealand Prepared For The Rise In Cyber-attacks?

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 9:50 am | Advantage

Some of the most significant cybersecurity breaches this year have been supply chain related. SolarWinds, Accellion, Hafnium, and most recently - the Kaseya attack. More >>

Advantage Expands Presence In Wellington With New Account Executive Hire

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 12:33 pm | Advantage

Account Executive Simon Dartford has joined IT services provider Advantage, strengthening the company’s position in Wellington with his business and technology experience. Opening a new front in the capital allows Advantage to engage with local customers ... More >>

Case Study – Kiwi And Fiji Security Consortium Extends Services ‘Bubble’ To Fiji

Friday, 18 June 2021, 8:28 am | Advantage

— Cybersecurity distributor Chillisoft and Palmerston North-based security services provider Advantage together with Local systems integrator VT solutions have teamed up to secure Fiji National University’s 10,000+ user IT network Auckland. As the ... More >>

Advantage Named BlackBerry’s APAC MSSP Partner Of The Year

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 3:17 pm | Advantage

Managed security services provider Advantage was named APAC MSSP Partner of the Year at BlackBerry Limited’s virtual sales kick off, 17-18 March 2021. The recognition comes after a six-year partnership, during which time Advantage has used BlackBerry ... More >>

Advantage Has Been Recognized As An Approved Supplier To The New Zealand Government Marketplace.

Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 10:53 am | Advantage

Advantage has joined key suppliers to government on Marketplace, which recognises them as suppliers that government departments can purchase from. Advantage has joined leading suppliers in the following categories: Information Security Risk Management ... More >>

Advantage Partners With SafeStack To Deliver Cybersecurity Training Targeted At New Zealand Businesses For 2021

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 6:14 am | Advantage

Even with the best solutions to protect against cyberattacks, your best line of defence is your staff. Their ability to spot ever more sophisticated phishing and other subtle forms of attack is only as good as the training you provide. Advantage ... More >>

Advantage Delivers Remote IT Management From Mobile Devices To Companies With Small IT Teams Through Pulseway

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 8:41 am | Advantage

Today companies with a small IT team need the ability to control their IT infrastructure with remote monitoring and management tools from a mobile device. With so many people working from home, including IT support staff, due to COVID19, and office space demands ... More >>

Katana Technologies Appoints Advantage As A New Zealand Founding Partner For PowerDMARC

Monday, 31 August 2020, 11:44 am | Advantage

Katana Technologies has appointed Advantage as one of the first New Zealand resellers of PowerDMARC, a powerful solution that monitors and protects domains from cybercrime attacks through email. DMARC, which stands for “Domain-based Message Authentication, ... More >>

NZ Privacy Commissioner Speaks On New Patient Privacy Laws At Virtual Healthcare Security Workshop

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 7:44 am | Advantage

On 29 July H-ISAC and AdvantageNZ are hosting a critical healthcare security workshop, focused on current events in New Zealand. This event will be of value to all healthcare stakeholders in New Zealand. New Zealand’s Privacy Commissioner, John Edwards will ... More >>

Advantage Earns Recognition Being Awarded New Zealand MSP Of The Year For LogRhythm For 2020

Monday, 29 June 2020, 5:38 pm | Advantage

Alex Teh of Chillisoft presents the NZ MSP of the Year Award trophy and certificate to Brad Pearpoint of Advantage LogRhythm has a pedigree as an award-winning NextGen SIEM platform, with over 4,000 customers around the world, who use it to mature their ... More >>

The Dark Web – Is Your Company’s Data Up For Sale?

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 2:04 pm | Advantage

The Dark Web is part of the world wide web that cannot be accessed using your regular web browser. The people who operate on it are buying and selling just about anything, and not much of it is legal. Ironically it is a marketplace where they feel safe ... More >>

Hackers Attack Web Applications Including WordPress

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 12:24 pm | Advantage

Hackers are attacking web applications, which allow them to target vast numbers of users in one place. According to a security alert from cybersecurity company Wordfence, a hacker group attempted to hijack almost one million WordPress sites in the first ... More >>

Anatomy Of An Attack: Emotet, Trickbot, Ryuk Ransomware - Exclusive Cybersecurity Webinar

Monday, 4 May 2020, 6:34 am | Advantage

Advantage and BlackBerry Cylance® will present a live webinar about the multiple stages of a ransomware attack presented by Rob Collins, Technical Director for Blackberry Cylance Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday 6th May 2020 at 09:00 AM AE ST / 11:00 ... More >>

Stop COVID-19 Cybercriminals In Their Tracks

Monday, 6 April 2020, 11:23 am | Advantage

Advantage and Blackberry Offer Two Months FREE Access to Endpoint Protection Platform to the Health Industry The health industry is being specifically targeted by cybercriminals at all levels from small clinics to hospitals. With practices moving to video consultations ... More >>

Advantage Named As First BlackBerry ThreatZERO Partner In New Zealand

Monday, 23 March 2020, 11:14 am | Advantage

Advantage is proud to be named as the first BlackBerry ThreatZERO ® partner in New Zealand. Obtaining this certification allows Advantage to deliver ThreatZERO services across the range of BlackBerry security products . According to the 2018 ... More >>

Advantage Makes BlackBerry Cyber Security Compromise Assessment Service Available In New Zealand

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 2:48 pm | Advantage

Advantage has been named as New Zealand’s first BlackBerry Compromise Assessment partner, enabling the company to deliver this leading consulting service to the New Zealand market. BlackBerry provides intelligent security software and services to ... More >>