COVID-19: Useful Cybersecurity Resources

New Zealand’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is encouraging organisations to maintain a high level of cyber security resilience and awareness during the national response to COVID-19. Cyber actors are likely to exploit public concern around COVID-19, and all organisations should ensure they have robust cybersecurity measures in place.

On this page we’ve compiled a list of resources produced by our partner agencies and other trusted organisations to help address cybersecurity challenges that are likely to emerge as more people work from home. We intend to regularly update this page as further information becomes available.

Update for April 6th, 2020

Update for March 27th, 2020

Updates for March 20th to 26th, 2020

  • Criminals are using the names of legitimate entities such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) or the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in attempts to obtain personal information or funds. Read the warning issued by the WHO for further information.