Mobile devices like phones, tablets, and laptops are a part of everyday life, and allow us to access almost all our work and personal information in one portable device.
One of the biggest threats to our ICT systems and information is people getting caught up in phishing scams. While you might think you would never fall for something like that, scammers are using increasingly sophisticated and targeted methods to exploit people’s everyday behaviour, so it’s important to know what to look out for.
Cyber Smart Week kicks off today and runs until Friday 18 October. The week is a government initiative which focuses on raising awareness on what you and your family can do to protect yourselves online.
Training and ICT are working together to upgrade Learning Station, Fire and Emergency’s online training and education hub.
We’ve launched a new Station Officer Role Transition Programme to support career station officers (SO) throughout their first nine months in the role.
Last chance to apply for the 2018/19 Pacific Islands Languages Grant. read here for more information.
Around 70 Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) personnel from around New Zealand are taking part in the annual USAR training exercise today in Hokitika.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand has been conducting training in Incident Management and Regional Coordination related to simulated emergency events. These have ranged from large scale vegetation fires that threaten built up communities to ship fires where hazardous substances are present.
Keeping you connected with what’s going on with communities and the change we are going through is crucial as we build the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand.In this month’s FENZ Update you will find insights into how we are working together on the front line and behind the scenes. There’s a lot going on – some of it is obvious to everyone and some involves planning and thinking and changing that isn’t quite so visible.
Friday 11 May 2018, 24 of our people from across five regions attended the close out event of Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s Officer Career Board.