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Five security trends to watch in virtualisation in 2017

While virtualisation can improve IT agility and efficiency for a business, it also adds more layers of technology. Maintaining full visibility for each layer- and how they interact - can be a difficult task...

By Vitaly Mzokov 22 May 2017

Free online course to better understand WannaCry

Alison has launched a free certificate online course that teaches how to avoid the WannaCry virus and explains the concepts behind these attacks...

19 May 2017

Command tweets, a better botnet and the ever-increasing creativity of DDoS attack execution

It used to be that so-called n00bs writing shoddy malware, in their mothers' basements or otherwise, were a punchline instead of a threat to websites, businesses and livelihoods...

Issued by Monetary Library 18 May 2017

Global WannaCry ransomware infection map

Check Point has produced a global WannaCry ransomware infection map which shows the extent of the widespread outbreak...

18 May 2017

Ransomware attack cripples companies worldwide - F-Secure to hold local seminars

Cyber criminals exploiting a security flaw in unpatched installations of Microsoft's Windows XP operating system brought many organisations around the world to their knees on Friday with their so-called WannaCry ransomware attack that locked users out of their computers' files...

Issued by Maximizer Software 17 May 2017

WannaCry threat update

On Friday, 12 May 2017, organisations across the world were hit by a massive ransomware attack, named WannaCry, which exploited a (now patched) Microsoft Windows vulnerability...

15 May 2017

PandaLabs Q1 2017 report: cybercrime tactics, shifts

The PandaLabs Q1 report identifies prominent tactics, attack methods and shifts in the industry...

15 May 2017

Fast-moving cyber attacks wreak havoc worldwide

WASHINGTON, US: A fast-moving wave of cyber attacks swept the globe on Friday, apparently exploiting a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency...

15 May 2017

Dangerous security flaw in Android permissions

Check Point researchers have reported a flaw to Google, spotted in one of Android's security mechanisms. The flaw exposes Android users to ransomware, banking malware...

12 May 2017

Ransomware: more than just file encryption [part II]

Off the back of a previous article on the types of ransomware you may not have been aware of, in this article, we'll look at a few preventative measures to make sure you're protected or able to mitigate the effects of ransomware...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 11 May 2017

New partner program in Africa from Kaspersky

Kaspersky Lab introduces new partner program in Africa to drive business growth for managed security services providers...

2 May 2017

Why organisations still struggle to digitally transform - report

Veeam commissioned ESG to survey more than 1,000 business professionals and senior decision makers for the sixth annual Veeam Availability Report... [infographic]

27 Apr 2017

Five IoT security risks and ways to secure yourself

It is expected that there will be 3.9 IoT-based devices per person by 2020. However, along with all the potential improvements, the potential rise of smart nodes and transferring of data is causing new concerns...

By Yana Vardomatskaya 21 Apr 2017

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International

Lions Innovation programme roars to the edge

Lions Innovation, the two-day specialist event, taking place as part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 19-20 June 2017, has released its programme of live tech demonstrations, immersive performances and the latest innovations in voice tech, bots, AI, IoT, AR and mixed realities.

19 May 2017

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

PARIS, France: France's data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators.

18 May 2017

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU (SU) Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge (GIC).

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

Blowing out the walls

Facebook's ambitions have set the company on a course to radically shift its standing from social media giant to futuristic innovation hub.

By Gil Sperling 11 May 2017

CodeBus Africa to run student coding workshops

Education and technology organisations from Finland and South Africa have collaborated as part of the CodeBus Africa project which will run creative coding workshops for local students in Johannesburg, Tshwane, Kimberley, and Cape Town in May.

9 May 2017

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