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Origin's CISO on TV3 news

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08 July 2016

New Zealand is now the 18th most-hacked country in the world, and there is growing concern about the increasingly sophisticated measures hackers are using to break into Kiwi businesses. When most people think of hacking they picture a person in a dark room with a computer. But as technology continues to evolve, so do the ways people carry out a hack.

Origin IT's Joerg Buss is hired by businesses to break into their systems and highlight their weaknesses. He says hackers now often work from the inside. "Most of the companies they have one outside defence line, and inside there is really a lot of trust - so once I pass this barrier I can do whatever I want."

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