Cyber security in the tertiary sector

Haumarutanga ipurangi – ngā mea me mātua mōhio koe

Last updated 19 June 2024
Last updated 19 June 2024

Cyber security breaches can cause major upheavals and the consequences are serious.

The tertiary education sector is an attractive target for cyber attacks because education agencies and providers hold a lot of personal and other information.

Cyber Security for the Tertiary Sector was an initiative that aimed to raise awareness of the critical importance of cyber security and provide clear guidance and support for everyone in the sector.

While CSTS has now closed, the many valuable resources and education provided by the initiative are still available.

Cyber security webinars

Cyber security controls

Phishing response guidance

Other useful information

Print posters for your work

Download and print the Be prepared!/Kia takatū! poster (te reo Māori and English), and put copies in prominent places around your work and learning spaces. It has four simple steps you can take today that will give your cyber security a lift.

Be prepared! cyber security poster (PDF 337 KB)

Kia takatū! poster (PDF 215 KB)

TEC’s Cyber Security for the Tertiary Sector project works alongside a number of agencies and organisations who keep Aotearoa New Zealand as safe as possible from cyber attacks. Here are some of them:

Contact details

If you’d like to find out more, contact us by email.