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Oil & gas industry slow to address cyber threats
Oil & gas industry slow to address cyber threatsArticle

International oil and gas companies face increased political risk because of cyber attacks and they will need to change the way they approach risk management to minimise the impact of cyber threats...

Alec Basson 3 days ago

From Zoom to Netflix, your life could be a hack waiting to happen
From Zoom to Netflix, your life could be a hack waiting to happenArticle

From Zoom to Netflix, cyberattacks are getting clever about getting your attention...

15 Sep 2020

Cyberattacks on healthcare responders increase
Cyberattacks on healthcare responders increaseArticle

As if Covid-19 wasn't enough of a crisis, the number of cyberattacks on frontline healthcare responders have surged at the same time as the global pandemic...

1 Sep 2020

What can we learn from Covid-19 cyber attacks?
What can we learn from Covid-19 cyber attacks?Article

Throughout the pandemic, cyber threat actors have not let a single opportunity slip by. They have preyed on fear and concern around Covid-19...

12 Aug 2020

A volume of the Law of Kenya sits on a judge’s desk during trial. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images
Kenya is struggling to deliver justice online: what needs to be doneArticle

Kenya ordered the closure of courtrooms to the public in April in keeping with government measures to limit gatherings and mitigate the spread of Covid-19...

Mercy Muendo 12 Aug 2020

Are your remote employees enforcing cyber security?
Are your remote employees enforcing cyber security?Article

Studies shows that since the coronavirus outbreak, phishing attacks increased by 40%. Now that employees are working remotely, companies should enforce cybersecurity policies to protect their organisations against potential data breaches and fraud.

5 Aug 2020

Is your company safe from security flaws like the Twitter hack?
Is your company safe from security flaws like the Twitter hack?Article

Every day brings a new security threat or a new report of a massively destructive cyber attack and 2019 was one of the worst years on record for attacks and breaches. Over the course of 2019 there was a massive 54% increase in data breaches - many with dire consequences.

31 Jul 2020

Remote workers, SMMEs, health sector more at risk of cyber threats
Remote workers, SMMEs, health sector more at risk of cyber threatsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has created new vulnerabilities that fraudsters and cyber criminals have been quick to exploit...

21 Jul 2020

Now is the time for a full-service cyber security solution
Now is the time for a full-service cyber security solutionArticle

Apart from the obvious risk of contracting coronavirus and getting seriously ill during this worldwide pandemic, there is also a greater risk for companies' ICT systems to get infected by viruses...

6 Jul 2020

A battle of attrition
A battle of attritionArticle

Every day, the incessant, belligerent and focused cyber crime syndicates endeavour to wear you down to the point of collapse by peppering your systems and network with assaults...

Issued by Axiz 26 Jun 2020

AI in cyber security
AI in cyber securityArticle

When one thinks of artificial intelligence, it's easy to conjure up images and scenes from our favourite Hollywood rendition of AI. Although performances by Arnie and Joaquin Phoenix were outstanding, the truth about AI is far scarier...

Issued by Axiz 26 Jun 2020

Cyber attacks disguised as CVs
Cyber attacks disguised as CVsArticle

Because of high unemployment rates, people have become vulnerable to scams and phishing attacks involving relief package payments...

4 Jun 2020

Is your IoT ecosystem opening you up to supply chain attacks?
Is your IoT ecosystem opening you up to supply chain attacks?Article

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to revolutionise the relationships businesses have with their data...

13 May 2020

Beware of cyber attacks during lockdown
Beware of cyber attacks during lockdownArticle

With the nationwide lockdown to contain the Covid-19 pandemic currently underway, businesses are warned that their cybersecurity risks may be at an all-time high...

3 Apr 2020

Report reveals Africa is not fully prepared for cyber attacks
Report reveals Africa is not fully prepared for cyber attacksArticle

The 2019 KnowBe4 African Report collated insights from more than 800 respondents across the continent to determine their understanding of the growing, global cyber threats...

24 Feb 2020

I've been hacked! What do I do?
I've been hacked! What do I do?Article

With all the hype around cyber attacks and every single cybersecurity enterprise talking about cyber resilience to improve a business' security posture, nobody really knows what to do once they've been hacked...

John Mc Loughlin 21 Feb 2020

Brands must consider protecting customers from cyber attacks
Brands must consider protecting customers from cyber attacksArticle

South African public and private sector organisations have fallen victim to a range of sophisticated cyberattacks over the last year...

19 Feb 2020

Report reveals no immunity from cyber attacks
Report reveals no immunity from cyber attacksArticle

Check Point Research has published its 2020 Cyber Security Report which reveals the key attack vectors and techniques...

17 Jan 2020

2019's Security lessons for 2020
2019's Security lessons for 2020Article

2019 was a big year for online criminals focusing on South Africa...

Prischal Bahgoo 20 Dec 2019

10 Cybersecurity predictions for 2020
10 Cybersecurity predictions for 2020Article

With data breaches hitting headlines daily, security professionals are constantly concerned about the next big threat...

11 Dec 2019

Retailers must prepare for cybercrime this festive season
Retailers must prepare for cybercrime this festive seasonArticle

Retailers are increasingly coming under attack by cybercriminals, and there is little wonder why...

10 Dec 2019

Cyber insecurity is a threat to Africa’s digital economy. Riccardo Mayer/Shutterstock
What's been done to fight cybercrime in East AfricaArticle

East Africa attracts millions of tourists every year. Over the past 10 years, its earnings from tourism have doubled. Compared to the rest of Africa, the region is experiencing healthy economic growth. This makes it a promising investment destination...

Mercy Muendo 3 Dec 2019

F-Secure reveals top two ways most companies breached
F-Secure reveals top two ways most companies breachedArticle

Companies are always looking for the new technology that will protect them from cyber attacks with most companies getting breached through one of two ways, and according to F-Secure experts...

Issued by Maximizer Software 7 Nov 2019

Is your backup protected against ransomware?
Is your backup protected against ransomware?Article

So far this year, 4.1 billion private records have been exposed as a result of breaches and cyber attacks...

23 Oct 2019

SMEs are the weakest link in supply chain cybersecurity
SMEs are the weakest link in supply chain cybersecurityArticle

Small to medium enterprises are at greatest risk from cybersecurity threats, and their vulnerability in turn poses a danger to the major corporations that they do business with...

7 Oct 2019

Growth in fintech drives growth in cyber attacks
Growth in fintech drives growth in cyber attacksArticle

Africa's fintech sector is booming! According to reports, Africa's fintech ecosystem has surged 60% in the last two years...

1 Oct 2019

How SA's property industry can avoid falling victim to cybercrime
How SA's property industry can avoid falling victim to cybercrimeArticle

South Africa's property industry hasn't kept pace with the changing cybercrime landscape, leaving itself open to a variety of possible data and financial breaches...

10 Sep 2019

Boris Dzhingarov
The most attractive victims for hackers: are you among them?Article

Over the past three years, crackers have managed to hack more than 100 million passwords to social media accounts, emails, banking accounts, and other services used to store data...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Sep 2019

Stay safe from cybercrime with what's left of 2019
Stay safe from cybercrime with what's left of 2019Article

Data breaches and cyberattacks are undeniably on the rise as hackers become increasingly sophisticated...

Simon McCullough 30 Aug 2019

No environment is immune to cyber attacks
No environment is immune to cyber attacksArticle

Check Point Software Technologies released its "Cyber Attack Trends: 2019 Mid-Year Report", revealing that no environment is immune to cyber attacks...

29 Jul 2019

Are your kids spending too much time on digital devices?
Are your kids spending too much time on digital devices?Article

A study from Ofcom about children's media usage revealed that parents are getting more and more concerned about the internet...

19 Jul 2019

The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity survey findings
The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity survey findingsArticle

The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity survey reveals that IT managers are inundated with cyberattacks coming from all directions and are struggling to keep up...

15 Jul 2019

Better risk management needed in the manufacturing industry
Better risk management needed in the manufacturing industryArticle

Manufacturing is an industry that is highly vulnerable to cyber attacks....

12 Jul 2019

Removing the blind spots created by 'dark data'
Removing the blind spots created by 'dark data'Article

According to recent research, organisations around the world continue to house "dark data," increasing the threat of cyber attacks...

10 Jul 2019

Kaspersky and Interpol continue to combat cyber crime
Kaspersky and Interpol continue to combat cyber crimeArticle

Kaspersky and Interpol have signed a new five-year agreement to reinforce their collaboration in the fight against cybercrime around the world...

3 Jul 2019

Strengthening cybersecurity with a 'zero-trust' approach
Strengthening cybersecurity with a 'zero-trust' approachArticle

In response to sophisticated and targeted cyber attacks, organisations have begun to shift their focus to proactive strategies that employ advanced cybersecurity technology and techniques...

24 Jun 2019

Mining automation, IIoT, raise cyber risk
Mining automation, IIoT, raise cyber riskArticle

Next-generation automation is a double-edged sword for the mining sector, increasing the risk of cyber attacks...

18 Jun 2019

Employee education is a critical weapon against cyber threats. Image supplied
Employee education a critical weapon against cyber threatsArticle

The better an employee's understanding of cybersecurity risks is, the greater their potential to participate in reducing these risks...

5 Jun 2019

Cyber attacks target Operational Technology
Cyber attacks target Operational TechnologyArticle

Environments running Operational technology (OT) are stepping up their focus on cybersecurity amid a growing number of attacks...

7 May 2019

55% of UK firms report cyber attacks
55% of UK firms report cyber attacksArticle

Even though there is no fool-proof way to stop cybercriminals, the technology exists to recover data instantly...

6 May 2019

There's a massive cybersecurity job gap - we should fill it by employing hackers
There's a massive cybersecurity job gap - we should fill it by employing hackersArticle

Cybersecurity incidents are gaining an increasingly high profile. In the past, these incidents may have been perceived primarily as a somewhat distant issue for organisations such as banks to deal with...

John McAlaney and Helen Thackray 24 Apr 2019

Attack traffic up by 32% in 2018
Attack traffic up by 32% in 2018Article

New research from cybersecurity provider F-Secure reports a significant increase in attack traffic in the latter half of 2018. But while attacks are increasing, it seems many companies are struggling with incident detection...

Issued by Maximizer Software 16 Apr 2019

How autonomous IT and security solutions will enable proactive IT departments
How autonomous IT and security solutions will enable proactive IT departmentsArticle

The cybersecurity of a business is still largely reliant on the people within each company's IT department...

Pieter Engelbrecht 10 Apr 2019

Will our homes become too smart for us?
Will our homes become too smart for us?Article

Increased insurance risks posed by the Internet of Things...

5 Apr 2019

SECaaS provides a cloud-based game changer
SECaaS provides a cloud-based game changerArticle

Security-a-a-Service (SECaaS) is not an entirely new concept...

5 Apr 2019

Overcoming the 2019 cyber threat
Overcoming the 2019 cyber threatArticle

Over the last couple of years, the dramatic development of digital technologies has fuelled the growth and needs of the mobile workforce...

Ronald Ravel 1 Apr 2019

2018 attacks highlighted the need for advanced threat intelligence
2018 attacks highlighted the need for advanced threat intelligenceArticle

In any situation where security or defence is the goal, lack of visibility into the techniques and tactics of your adversaries makes it nearly impossible to...

Doros Hadjizenonos 22 Mar 2019

How can you stay secure at your smart home?
How can you stay secure at your smart home?Article

All smart home appliances, such as a smart TV, fridge, or thermostat, can become an easy target for cybercriminals...

14 Mar 2019

Survey reveals 7 uncomfortable truths of endpoint security
Survey reveals 7 uncomfortable truths of endpoint securityArticle

A global survey, 7 Uncomfortable Truths of Endpoint Security, reveals that IT managers are more likely to catch cybercriminals on their organisation's servers...

8 Mar 2019

Mia Papanicolaou, COO: Striata
3 cybersecurity trends insurers need to know aboutArticle

The insurance industry is at greater risk than most when it comes to cybersecurity...

Mia Papanicolaou 8 Mar 2019

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