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Technology / a year ago
New Zealand Bans TikTok from Parliamentary Network for Cybersecurity Concerns
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Stay safe online! New Zealand has taken the step of banning TikTok from its parliamentary network to protect against cybersecurity threats and ensure the security of its digital infrastructure.
New Zealand has announced that it will be banning the popular social media app TikTok from all devices with access to the country's parliamentary network. The move comes in response to cybersecurity concerns, according to Parliamentary Service Chief Executive Rafael Gonzalez-Montero. The ban will go into effect by the end of March, and will affect all devices with access to the parliamentary network. This includes phones, tablets, and computers. The ban is part of a larger effort by the New Zealand government to ensure the safety and security of its parliamentary network. Other measures taken include increasing the security of the network, and implementing stronger measures to detect and prevent cyberattacks. TikTok has faced increasing scrutiny from governments around the world, due to security and privacy concerns. The app has been banned in India, and the US government has been considering a ban as well. New Zealand's ban on TikTok is the latest in a string of actions taken by the government to protect its digital infrastructure. It is hoped that the ban will help to ensure the security and integrity of the parliamentary network.
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