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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

Pieter Bensch, executive vice-president, Africa & Middle East, Sage
Research reveals a radically different, Covid-influenced CFO roleArticle

As Covid-19 continues to challenge and disrupt the business landscape, chief financial officers (CFOs) are stepping up and playing a bigger role in digital transformation...

Pieter Bensch 4 Sep 2020

Soft target - healthcare industry must prepare for the next wave of cyberattacks
Soft target - healthcare industry must prepare for the next wave of cyberattacksArticle

While healthcare providers must accelerate their digital health maturity as it directly improves operational efficiencies, quality of patient care and improves protection of personal and sensitive information, it also provides a greater platform and risk for cyberattacks...

3 Sep 2020

Stay cyber smart
Stay cyber smartArticle

Covid-19 has shone a light on the need for South Africans to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution at a much faster rate...

31 Aug 2020

Computational design tools streamlining workflows, disrupting old ways of working
Computational design tools streamlining workflows, disrupting old ways of workingArticle

The global digital economy is estimated to be worth at least three trillion dollars today. It is clear, as with all other exponential technology, that the leading countries are the ones who had early awareness, made the strategic choices and increased participation levels...

Selvan Murugan 26 Aug 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

Digital transformation in the financial services sector
Digital transformation in the financial services sectorArticle

Data protection and cybercrime are becoming more pressing issues for financial services companies to address from a legal perspective, as Covid-19 accelerates digital transformation...

Carla Collett et al. 7 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

Look to the cloud for payroll and HR compliance across borders
Look to the cloud for payroll and HR compliance across bordersArticle

Heinrich Swanepoel, Head of Sales, at PaySpace shares insight as to why businesses looking to expand into Africa should consider cloud solutions to maintain security and compliance...

3 Aug 2020

3 steps to POPIA compliance
3 steps to POPIA complianceArticle

The African Union's Convention on Cyber Security and Data Protection (known as the Malabo Convention) outlines principles which urge all AU member states to respect and protect individuals' rights to privacy online and offline...

16 Jul 2020

Fighting cybercrime made fun with CyberStart Game
Fighting cybercrime made fun with CyberStart GameArticle

SANS Institute has made CyberStart Game available to teach young adults and students to fight cybercriminals...

9 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

POPI Act on our doorsteps
POPI Act on our doorstepsArticle

On 22 June 2020 the Presidency announced the commencement of several additional sections of the POPI Act and companies will have until 1 July 2021 to ensure they comply...

Ryan van de Coolwijk 24 Jun 2020

Emmanuel DeGroote, regional head of compliance, Africa and Middle East for Standard Chartered
A robust fintech regulatory framework is crucial to Africa's financial prospectsArticle

Over the last decade, Africa has witnessed a sweeping transformation in the financial sector. Millions of formerly unbanked Africans today use banking facilities with the touch of their fingers through mobile applications...

Emmanuel DeGroote 17 Jun 2020

WFH: Keep your information safe
WFH: Keep your information safeArticle

Working from home during lockdown has become a necessity for many businesses. Although working remotely means a business can continue to operate, it presents increased security risks...

Clea Rawlins 8 Jun 2020

Do you have a cybersecurity plan in place?
Do you have a cybersecurity plan in place?Article

Almost 20,000 new coronavirus-related domains were registered since the end of April - and 17% of those are malicious or suspicious...

Pankaj Bhula 28 May 2020

How to have strong cyber hygiene
How to have strong cyber hygieneArticle

Cyber threats do not rest and they continue to evolve and bad actors develop new attack techniques. Good cybersecurity hygiene requires more than a strong password to avoid compromise.

Doros Hadjizenonos 25 May 2020

CIOs embrace opportunities in post-lockdown market
CIOs embrace opportunities in post-lockdown marketArticle

As South Africa enters another week of the nationwide lockdown, the business focus has shifted from enabling employees to work remotely to now planning for what the new normal is likely to look like...

Tim Wood 25 May 2020

Governance is the most powerful tool for optimising IT costs
Governance is the most powerful tool for optimising IT costsArticle

South African companies are increasingly looking to reduce costs in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, with Information Technology (IT) amongst the areas being targeted in their cost-cutting drives...

22 May 2020

Ransomware: Here today, here tomorrow
Ransomware: Here today, here tomorrowArticle

With all our energy of the past several weeks focused on adapting to the global crisis, security may have taken a back seat. But cybercriminals haven't forgotten...

Derek Manky 18 May 2020

Cybercrime continues during Covid-19
Cybercrime continues during Covid-19Article

Having employees working from home, without the normal firewalls and cybersecurity measures in place, companies and individuals are now at greater risk...

James Bayhack 15 May 2020

Keep VPNs safe from DDoS and other attacks as remote working continues
Keep VPNs safe from DDoS and other attacks as remote working continuesArticle

If cybercrime were a country, it would have the 13th highest gross domestic product (GDP) in the world, with large multi-national operations earning more than US$1bn annually...

14 May 2020

7 cyber security focus areas for Covid-19
7 cyber security focus areas for Covid-19Article

Despite the current global pandemic, cyber attackers have made it clear they're not taking any time off...

7 May 2020

Covid-19 and downgrades: Director's duties unpacked
Covid-19 and downgrades: Director's duties unpackedArticle

At the same time as grappling with a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, South Africa's credit rating was also downgraded to below investment grade by Moody's...

Safiyya Patel & Jayshall Vassen 6 May 2020

How safe is it to allow employees to work from home?
How safe is it to allow employees to work from home?Article

As Level 4 of the nationwide lockdown kicks in, some companies are still rallying to empower their people to work from home...

3 May 2020

Traditional cyber-attack platforms still a concern in SA
Traditional cyber-attack platforms still a concern in SAArticle

For all the benefits provided by a connected world, people and businesses must be aware of the risks associated with living and working digitally...

29 Apr 2020

Beware of online fraud and phishing scams
Beware of online fraud and phishing scamsArticle

Businesses and consumers must continue to be on the lookout for online fraud and phishing scams as fraudsters try to take advantage of Covid-19...

29 Apr 2020

Cybersecurity in the time of Covid-19
Cybersecurity in the time of Covid-19Article

One of the few constants during the times we're in is the knowledge that cybercriminals will try to leverage it for their financial gain...

Indi Siriniwasa 22 Apr 2020

The chances of ransomware attacks during the pandemic
The chances of ransomware attacks during the pandemicArticle

According to Kaspersky Lab, it detected over 120,000 ransomware attacks in SA in 2019. The figure for the first two months of 2020 was only 4,000...

Lukas van der Merwe 17 Apr 2020

Employees are the weak link in cyber security
Employees are the weak link in cyber securityArticle

A report from Kaspersky Lab shows that 90% of corporate data breaches in the cloud happen due to hacker attacks that target employees...

17 Apr 2020

Make sure social meeting apps are legit
Make sure social meeting apps are legitArticle

With the rise of physical distancing, Kaspersky experts investigated the threat landscape for social meeting applications to make sure users are safe and their communication experience is enjoyable...

9 Apr 2020

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying downArticle

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

Stay vigilant about fraud
Stay vigilant about fraudArticle

Criminals are taking advantage of the widespread panic to make a quick buck. Phishing attacks are on the rise...

6 Apr 2020

What a pandemic can teach us about cybersecurity
What a pandemic can teach us about cybersecurityArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic is impacting everyone. The World Economic Forum has stated that cybersecurity "matters more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic"...

Raymond Pompon 3 Apr 2020

Healthcare organisations face increased cyber threats
Healthcare organisations face increased cyber threatsArticle

As the coronavirus pandemic continues across the world, malicious attackers are seeking to take advantage of the crisis situation by launching new coronavirus-related attacks...

2 Apr 2020

Tips for keeping secure whilst working from home
Tips for keeping secure whilst working from homeArticle

A security expert offers his top tips for keeping secure whilst working from home...

31 Mar 2020

7 tips to reduce the cyber risk of remote workers
7 tips to reduce the cyber risk of remote workersArticle

The Covid-19 outbreak creates opportunities for hackers. Remote working makes it harder to secure and contain your IT environments, protect confidential information and to respond to incidents...

Priyanka Naidoo 23 Mar 2020

Tips for secure remote working during the coronavirus outbreak
Tips for secure remote working during the coronavirus outbreakArticle

There are several confirmed cases of the coronavirus in South Africa and it's been reported that a school has closed down, meaning that many parents will be required to work from home...

12 Mar 2020

Dr Angela Wilkinson, secretary general of the World Energy Council
Are we heading for a modern jazz, unfinished symphony or hard rock energy transition?Article

There is no one-size-fits-all solution with energy transition, but we also don't need to reinvent the wheel every time, says Dr Angela Wilkinson, the World Energy Council (WEC) secretary general and CEO...

Nicci Botha 9 Mar 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

'Be Internet Awesome' with Google
'Be Internet Awesome' with GoogleArticle

Google announced a $1m pan-African Google.org fund to support innovative ideas around privacy and launched a child online safety programme...

14 Feb 2020

Sandra Sithole, partner, Webber Wentzel
Insuring against climate and technology risks for mining companies and directorsArticle

Rising concern about climate change and the risks associated with advancing technology are changing the risk landscape for mining operators and, increasingly, for their directors on a personal level...

Sandra Sithole 12 Feb 2020

Employees must be educated about mobile cyber threats
Employees must be educated about mobile cyber threatsArticle

Nearly 9 in 10 companies not only allow but actually rely on their employees to access critical business apps using their personal devices...

Doros Hadjizenonos 11 Feb 2020

#SaferInternetDay: Industry-specific approaches to cyber risks
#SaferInternetDay: Industry-specific approaches to cyber risksArticle

Companies of all natures, shapes, and sizes are at risk of cyber threats and crime. No organisation is immune to cyber-attacks...

Evan-Lee Courie 7 Feb 2020

What are the key investment drivers for digital transformation?
What are the key investment drivers for digital transformation?Article

AVEVA revealed global survey findings identifying the key investment drivers for digital transformation...

29 Jan 2020

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