Kaspersky wins "Brand of the Year" award

Kaspersky was named "Brand of the Year" in the Anti-virus Software category at the World Branding Awards. The company rebranded earlier in the year. The new branding reflects Kaspersky's vision of the future and its approach to business. The World Branding Forum, which recently took place at...

25 Nov 2019

Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

Kaspersky Lab has announced plans to open a new office in Kigali, Rwanda, to support the rapid growth of its business in East Africa. This strategic move will provide more room for development as well as closer proximity to new partners in the region, allowing Kaspersky Lab to continue its expansion...

21 May 2019

Apple shows off its privacy policies at 2019 CES

The Independent reports that Apple has used the 2019 International CES in Las Vegas as an opportune time to belittle its competitors' privacy policies. Though it does not attend CES, Apple made its presence known through a billboard that reads "What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone." ...

8 Jan 2019

ICASA publishes a Discussion Document for public comment

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has published a Discussion Document to solicit written submissions in respect of its role and responsibilities in the regulation of cybersecurity. This is perpetuated by the proliferation of internet interconnections and increased data...

9 Oct 2018

Mimecast acquires Ataata to tackle lack of cybersecurity training

Email and data security company Mimecast has acquired Ataata to attend to the lack of cybersecurity training in South Africa. The acquisition allows organisations to measure cyber risk training effectiveness by converting behaviour observations into actionable risk metrics for security...

10 Jul 2018

Check Point introduces Infinity Total Protection

Check Point Software Technologies has announced a new product, Infinity Total Protection, which enables enterprises to prevent Gen V cyber-attacks. The security consumption model uses Check Point Infinity Architecture components to provide high levels of security, while also reducing cost by...

30 Jan 2018

Cognosec obtains Intact Software Distribution

Cognosec AB has acquired Intact Software Distribution. The acquisition forms part of Cognosec's strategy to advance its software business and to provide customers with solutions to monitoring, securing and ensuring their most valuable information assets.

24 Oct 2017

Rectron, Acronis partner up in distribution deal

Having been named an official partner of the international technology company, Rectron is to distribute Acronis' cloud backup solution for business in South Africa. Acronis produces backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sync, and share solutions. Rectron will be offering Acronis resellers...

29 May 2017

Saicom Voice Services, Thinkst Canary join forces with honeypot network security service

Saicom Voice Services and Thinkst Canary have entered a strategic partnership which will see the companies combine their expertise and offer a fully-managed honeypot network security service. This honeypot network security service will improve the detection and mitigation of cyber-security...

30 Jan 2017

Kaspersky Lab receives leadership position from Gartner

Kaspersky Lab has been recognised as a leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. The global cybersecurity company was selected based on its "completeness of vision" and "ability to execute". This is the fifth year in a row the company has received a leadership...

15 Feb 2016

Gemalto awarded leader in transport ticketing solutions

Three market research analysts have recognised Gemalto as the world's number one supplier of contactless and mobile solutions for public transportation. ABI Research, Juniper Research and IHS have all published independent reports that rank Gemalto as the global leader in this fast-growing sector....

11 Jan 2016

Apple Pay to launch in Britain

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has announced it will launch its tap-to-pay mobile payments system in Britain next month, allowing iPhones to be used to pay at 250,000 locations including London's transit system. "We are now excited to announce we are bringing Apple Pay to the UK, and it is coming next...

10 Jun 2015

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