Securing the mobile enterprise
Securing the mobile enterprise

The rise of the Internet of things (IoT) is seeing our world and our lives become increasingly connected...

5 hours ago

Network security 101 - cyber security basics
Network security 101 - cyber security basics

Our Network 101 mini-series covers of cybersecurity basics to help you understand one of the biggest threats facing business today - and what you can do about it...

By Michael Colin, Issued by BitCo 20 hours ago

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SMBs - now's the time to think about PoPI

The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act will alter how data is managed in South Africa...

23 hours ago

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Leaderex 2018 drives digital transformation agenda

The focus for Leaderex 2018 is digital transformation...

1 day ago

What do phishers do with your password?
What do phishers do with your password?

Online store account passwords are a common target for phishing attacks, but what do phishers do with your password?

By Andrew. B. Goldberg 17 Aug 2018

Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?
Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?

David Meintjes asks the question, "Can President Ramaphosa breathe new life into South Africa's Digital Economy?"

By David Meintjes 15 Aug 2018

Shippers get serious about cyber threats
Shippers get serious about cyber threats

Major attacks like the NotPetya malware incident have been a wake-up call for the shipping sector...

14 Aug 2018

5 lessons retailers can learn from the Tour de France
5 lessons retailers can learn from the Tour de France

The Tour de France is the biggest cycling race in the world, attracting 12 million TV viewers for each of its 21 stages, and 6.5 million digital fans from across 190 countries...

By Raj Mistry 14 Aug 2018

Ngubane & Co. invites you to the 4th Industrial Revolution and Cyber Security panel discussion
Ngubane & Co. invites you to the 4th Industrial Revolution and Cyber Security panel discussion

Ngubane & Co. will be hosting a panel discussion which includes Knowledge Management and IT subject matter experts, who will discuss the various trends, scenarios and new technologies that are emerging...

Issued by Ngubane & Co. 13 Aug 2018

The scary side of emojis
The scary side of emojis

We all love emojis, but scammers are taking advantage of the rising popularity of them...

10 Aug 2018

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Number of records breached set to triple by 2023

A new report by Juniper Research found that over 33 billion records will be stolen by cybercriminals in 2023 alone...

8 Aug 2018

Hetzner brings Cloudbric to SA for the first time
Hetzner brings Cloudbric to SA for the first time

Specialist web hosting company, Hetzner, has partnered with Cloudbric, a cloud-based web security provider, to bring the service to South Africa for the first time...

Issued by Hetzner 6 Aug 2018

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Mobile banking Trojan modifications reach all-time high

According to Kaspersky Lab's Q2 IT threat evolution report, mobile banking Trojans have hit an all-time high...

6 Aug 2018

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What's holding SA back from the public cloud?

The 2018 Right Scale State of the Cloud report indicates 81% of enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy and predicts 66% of cloud users intend on growing their cloud spend by 20%. But, what about the local market?

By Johan Scheepers 6 Aug 2018

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Gemalto, Entrust Datacard extend partnership

Gemalto and Entrust Datacard's longstanding partnership will include a secure framework for internet-connected devices...

1 Aug 2018

Call for nominations: 2018 MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Call for nominations: 2018 MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

Members of the industry, businesses and other organisations outside of the industry, mentors, teachers, lecturers and individuals are encouraged to nominate phenomenal women in ICT before 12 August 2018...

26 Jul 2018

Car-sharing apps are actually quite vulnerable to cyberattacks
Car-sharing apps are actually quite vulnerable to cyberattacks

Kaspersky Lab researchers have examined the security of 13 car-sharing applications, developed by major manufacturers from different markets which have been downloaded over one million times...

25 Jul 2018

How to protect your online privacy like you would your own home
How to protect your online privacy like you would your own home

Over the past few months, a spate of high-profile security breaches and scandals (most notably Facebook-Cambridge Analytica) have made the average person far more aware of how their data is used online...

By Alison Treadaway 24 Jul 2018

Two sides of a coin: GDPR and POPIA
Two sides of a coin: GDPR and POPIA

Over the past few weeks, the internet has been abuzz. Notices from all quarters have reached you to let you know that your service providers are GDPR compliant...

Issued by Hetzner 23 Jul 2018

Beware: cybercriminals are capitalising on Absa's brand refresh
Beware: cybercriminals are capitalising on Absa's brand refresh

In a phishing email sent to South Africans, criminals are trying to capitalise on Absa's brand refresh to scam unsuspecting users...

20 Jul 2018

One more box ticked - our Samrand Data Centre is PCI-DSS compliant
One more box ticked - our Samrand Data Centre is PCI-DSS compliant

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) is an important requirement for merchants who store, process or forward cardholder data...

Issued by Hetzner 20 Jul 2018

Top cybersecurity risks for business
Top cybersecurity risks for business

AIG's 2017 cyber claims statistics reveal business's key vulnerabilities, and indicate areas of focus for risk committees and business continuity providers...

Issued by AIG South Africa 19 Jul 2018

Namibia shines at Collegiate Cyber Defence Invitational
Namibia shines at Collegiate Cyber Defence Invitational

Namibia recently participated in the International Collegiate Cyber Defence Invitational - a cybersecurity competition which aims to create awareness of cybersecurity and encourages peer-to-peer learning...

17 Jul 2018

Why 50,000 ships are so vulnerable to cyberattacks
Why 50,000 ships are so vulnerable to cyberattacks

The 50,000 ships sailing the sea at any one time have joined an ever-expanding list of objects that can be hacked. Cybersecurity experts recently displayed how easy it was to break into a ship's navigational equipment...

By Keith Martin and Rory Hopcraft 16 Jul 2018

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Study shows companies lack data awareness, skills

A recent study by Gemalto reveals that two in three companies are unable to analyse all the data it collects, and that only half of companies know where all of its sensitive data is stored...

12 Jul 2018

How safe are tap and go payments?
How safe are tap and go payments?

Banks and retailers are increasingly adopting tap and go or contactless card payments and consumers, who have access to the technology-enabled cards, are benefitting from the efficiency and ease that it offers...

9 Jul 2018

Liberty cyberattack underscores high threat level for SA businesses
Liberty cyberattack underscores high threat level for SA businesses

With breaking news of major South African insurer Liberty Holdings falling victim to a cyberattack, local companies have to heed the warning and pay more attention to their internal systems and processes...

By Colin Thornton 4 Jul 2018

Mobile crypto mining malware is a growing smartphone threat
Mobile crypto mining malware is a growing smartphone threat

According to a report by Kaspersky, the number of internet users affected by cryptocurrency mining software has jumped by a considerable margin this year, when compared to last...

By Andy Walker 29 Jun 2018

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6 ways to keep your data safe this Social Media Day!

Today, 30 June is the ninth official celebration of Social Media Day. While it was created to celebrate the positive outcomes of social media, it's also a good time to ensure you're keeping your personal data safe online...

29 Jun 2018

Youth might be at risk online with too much data sharing
Youth might be at risk online with too much data sharing

As Youth Month draws to a close, I am concerned about data and the security issues that pertain to it. Where do millennials stand in this era of unlimited data and heightened vulnerability?

By Manie van Schalkwyk 27 Jun 2018

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