Simon Colman, executive head: digital distribution at SHA.
What SMEs should know before paying a cyber ransom

Increasingly, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are becoming the target of cyberattacks, yet most are still completely unprotected. There is often a lack of preparation and awareness around the important things that small business owners need to consider before paying cybercriminals to restore their encrypted information.

1 day ago

Don't make your data compliance pop - make it POPIA
Don't make your data compliance pop - make it POPIA

Right now, data compliance is top of mind for practically every South African business, and for good reason. The European Union's GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force earlier this year, and by this time next year, our own POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will almost certainly be in place.

By Daniel Lotter 2 days ago

Practices for financial services sector to protect itself against DDoS attacks
Practices for financial services sector to protect itself against DDoS attacks

South Africa's financial services sector is widely acknowledged to be both sophisticated and sound, backed by technology as well as a solid regulatory and legal framework. It offers insurance and investment opportunities; commercial, retail and merchant banking; and mortgage lending, while the Johannesburg Stock Exchange is within the top 20 largest exchanges in the world.

2 days ago

Cyber-espionage group uses popular messenger's brand for targeted attacks
Cyber-espionage group uses popular messenger's brand for targeted attacks

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a wave of cyber-espionage targeted attacks aimed at Central Asian diplomatic organisations.

3 days ago

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas:

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018