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Cyber security awareness: What’s a password manager and why should I use one?

If you’ve been paying attention to the cyber security advice that regularly does the rounds (including from us), you’ll know “sort out your password habits!” tops the charts.

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Secure development: Finding and fixing API security vulnerabilities

2021 has been a big year of growth for us. We’ve expanded our team, as well as the number of countries our customers are in.

We never lost sight of our mission though, to bring accessible, inclusive, industry-aligned security skills to all our customers and partners.

And what a great way to wrap up the end of 2021 — by releasing our newest SafeStack Academy Secure Development course: Finding and Fixing API Security Vulnerabilities.

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Privacy awareness: Privacy is power

When we interact and transact with our customers, we often ask them to tell us about themselves. Registration forms, surveys, transaction histories — these are all ways of gathering information. When we collect and store personal information about our customers, we need to be mindful of privacy.


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Secure development: Bringing security testing into your SDLC

In our recent post about secure design, we wrote about the secure development lifecycle (SDLC) and the different components that make it up.

Security testing is one of those components. Our COO Erica and Principal Developer Advocate Christian run through some common security testing methodologies below — join us to learn what they are and how they can be most helpful.

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Cyber security awareness: A short and useful guide to social engineering

There are all sorts of different organisations in the world, doing all sorts of different work, but one thing they have in common is the humans that make up their teams.

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Cyber security awareness: Top ten training topics for your team

Cyber security is a vast and sometimes overwhelming subject, and it can be a fine line between knowing how to stay safe online and not turning yourself into a ball of worry.

No one wants that, especially not us. Fear-free cyber security is our thing, so come along while we run through how security awareness training can help you stay secure without the stress.

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Cyber security awareness: Sharing data securely

We share data and digital information with the teams and people we work with just about every day. Sharing data is so second nature that we can sometimes overlook what type of data we’re working with and what the most appropriate way to share it is.

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Cyber security awareness: Beyond phishing simulations

As the internet has become a bigger part of our lives, phishing techniques have kept up, growing ever more sophisticated in how they target individuals and companies.

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SafeStack Academy closes $2.3m NZD seed round

It’s been a massive year for SafeStack Academy, and today I’m thrilled to share that we’ve raised a seed round of $2.3m NZD to help us bring our community-centric approach to cyber security education to the world.

We’re honoured to be backed by a strategic group of New Zealand and Australian investors, led by Australian venture capital firm Jelix Ventures and including Carthona Capital, K1W1, New Zealand Growth Capital Partners’ Aspire NZ Seed Fund, and NAB Ventures.


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