14 November 2018ZX Security has been recognised in this years Fast 50 awards as the 40th Fastest Growing Company in New Zealand.
19 September 2018ZX Security recently worked with CERT NZ on the discloure of a vulnerability in the WatchGuard line of Access Points. Details of the disclosure process are covered in the latest CERT quarterly report and in a article on stuff.co.nz
01 June 2018Eito Tamura has joined the team, he brings with him a strong background in networking.
11 December 2017ZX Security was recognised in 2017 as one of New Zealand’s fastest growing companies in the Deloitte Fast 500 awards, ranking 268th out of 500 entrants. We also placed 22nd in the national standings.
1 December 2017ZX Security would like to welcome Sarah Song to the team. Sarah joins ZX Security from the Summer of Tech internship programme having recently finished a computer science degree.
21 September 2017Simon from ZX Security recently wrote on article on getting started as a penetration tester in New Zealand.
28 August 2017ZX Security would like to welcome Claudio Contin to the team. Claudio has worked previously as a developer and penetration tester and is an active security researcher.
15 August 2017Dave recently returned from Defcon in Las Vegas where he presented his research into GPS spoofing attacks. The Hak5 team interviewed Dave about his talk, the video of which can be found here:
21 June 2017The team has grown considerably over the past few months. Jason Xie has joined us as a penetration tester and Ian White who some of you may recognise from his previous role as an infosec recruiter, takes on the role of project coordinator.
01 March 2017ZX Security would like to welcome Hugh Davenport to the team. Hugh has been active in the bug bounty, development and penetration testing scenes for a number of years now and brings with him a breadth of experience.
28 February 2017We are proud to sponsor the fine work done by the team at Hackers Helping Hackers and B-sides Canberra
19 June 2016ZX security would like to welcome Stephen Shkardoon to the team. Stephen brings with him a strong background in source code review, web application testing, entropy research, fuzzing and biohacking.
22 March 2016ZX Security is looking to run our 2-day Advanced Open Source Intelligence course in both Auckland and Wellington next month, we have moved to an online registration & invoicing system which we hope will make it a lot easier for everyone. So if you, or someone from your team would like to register (discounts available for 3 or more registrations), please visit the following URLs:
- Wellington from 23 – 24 August 2016
- Auckland from 30 – 31 August 2016
The courses will run if we have a minimum of 4 people at each location. Alternatively, if you would like to run a private session for your new recruits get in contact and we can arrange something accordingly.
01 March 2016ZX Security welcomed Lachlan Temple to the team this month, Lachlan joins us from a summer internship programme and has already shown great promise in hunting down security vulnerabilities in products and services.
02 February 2016I recently wrote a piece for the Connect Smart Newsletter on Monitoring your Digital Presence. If you or your organisation need assistance in formulating a strategy so you can keep tabs on this stuff, feel free to get in touch
12 January 2016ZX Security are proud to announce we will be running our Advanced Open Source Intelligence training prior to the SyScan360 Security Conference in Singapore from March 20-22. If you are interested in attending, further details are available here.
14 December 2015Another Kiwicon is done and dusted with near on 1500 people in attendance this year. A huge thanks is in order to all those who helped organise the con, sponsored events and of course the attendees. ZX Security's very own intern Lachlan skooch Temple presented some research he had been working on with regard to after market vehicle tracking systems. The Register did a good interview and write-up, as did the IITP Tech Blog. If you are after the slide deck you will find them over at skooch's site
14 September 2015ZX Security are happy to announce that David Robinson has joined the team! David comes to us from Datacom where his skill in software testing and attention to detail are rapidly translating into finding bugs as a penetration tester. David is also a regular presenter at Wellington ISIG and involved with LockSport Wellington and their contributions to Kiwicon.
01 May 2015ZX Security has been working on a new information security training course for executives and board members. The training runs for half a day and has been developed to assit an organisation in meeting the objectives of the Protective Security Requirements (PSR). In addition to the c-level training, hour-long lunch-time security awareness training sessions are also available for employees, secondees and contractors.
01 August 2014ZX Security is happy to announce that Fabio Marsh has joined as a senior security consultant. Fabio brings with him a breadth of experience in the information security space after 10 years working for large companies in Australia. Most recently Fabio built points-of-presence for Amazon throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
22 May 2014ZX Security has signed on as a partner with the New Zealand Government's Connect Smart Cyber Security Strategy. The key objectives of the strategy are as follows:
- Raise awareness and understanding of cyber security among individuals and small businesses
- Improve the level of cyber security across government
- Build strategic relationships to improve cyber security for critical national infrastructure and other businesses