September 12, 2012

Counting the cost of cybercrime

Norton by Symantec’s latest annual Norton Cybercrime Report puts the direct costs associated with global consumer cybercrime at US$110 billion over the past 12 months. 

Here in New Zealand, more than 900,000 people fell victim to cybercrime in the past year, suffering NZ$462.9 million in direct financial losses.

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Deloitte issues bribery and corruption warning

Barry JordanNZ business leaders need to place the possibility of exposure to bribery and corruption higher on their risk agenda, according to Deloitte forensic partner Barry Jordan. 

Deloitte has just launched its inaugural survey of bribery and corruption in Australia and New Zealand. The survey shows that exposure to bribery and corruption is on the rise and that many organisations either do not recognise the risks or are not addressing them. 

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Digital media to drive growth

Global media and entertainment CEOs see digital media as a significant driver of future growth, according to a new report by Ernst & Young.

The study report, Opportunity and optimism: How CEOs are embracing digital growth, shows this bunch of CEOs is optimistic about the digital future.

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Kiwis switch jobs

A recent SEEK New Zealand survey shows Kiwis like to change their jobs regularly with 51 percent of people starting their most recent role less than two years ago. Almost half of those surveyed (43 percent) are planning to jump ship to a new job within the next 12 months.

Seek NZ general manager Janet Faulding says that with only 16 percent of people intending to stay in their current role for the next five years, it appears length of service at a company could be a thing of the past.

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Recipes for building business value

Business publisher Mediaweb has launched just Good Business – a quarterly publication designed to make it easier for local organisations to shift their focus beyond short-term survival to long-term sustainable success. How to start? What are the benefits? Who is leading the way?

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