Fast forward to 2023 and the same issues exist with a threat of Security staffing being reduced due to financial pressures post Covid. Many small businesses share a security manager and rely on outsourced IT operations which may not even reside in New Zealand.
More investment is being made but there are only a finite number of experienced security professionals in the country and some are likely to migrate to better employment in e.g. Australia.
Also compliance with required legislation in the country and binding financial requirements such as PCIDSS are still not being met despite having been established since 2004.