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SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data management
SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data managementArticle

SA's paperless rollout of the Covid-19 vaccinations brings a critical need for data management to the fore...

Hemant Harie 26 Apr 2021

Check Point discovers new Android virus that spreads via WhatsApp
Check Point discovers new Android virus that spreads via WhatsAppArticle

Check Point Research (CPR) has recently discovered a new malicious threat on the Google Play app store which spreads itself via mobile users' WhatsApp conversation...

8 Apr 2021

You've lost your cloud data, so what's your backup plan?
You've lost your cloud data, so what's your backup plan?Article

UpBeet Digital proudly represents Cactus's KeepIt, which stores multiple copies of the data in their cloud data centres using military-grade security features...

Issued by UpBeet Digital 18 Mar 2021

Hidden threats behind top TV series and films
Hidden threats behind top TV series and filmsArticle

The first big TV event of the 2021 awards season finally started this past Sunday with the 78th annual Golden Globes. However, TV shows and films are not only sources of entertainment but also an attractive lure for cybercriminals...

3 Mar 2021

Many faces of malware: Are you protected?
Many faces of malware: Are you protected?Article

Malware remains the biggest threat to corporate networks, more costly than any other threat including ransomware and trojans...

John Mc Loughlin 2 Mar 2021

The reopening of the hospitality industry requires an enhanced customer experience
The reopening of the hospitality industry requires an enhanced customer experienceArticle

Travel and hospitality businesses have had to rapidly transition to new ways of working, often remotely, providing an enhanced experience for both their clientele and employees...

Raeford Liebenberg 20 Jan 2021

Human fallibility remains the weakest link in cybersecurity
Human fallibility remains the weakest link in cybersecurityArticle

If the South African financial industry can learn one thing from Experian's 2020 data breach, it is this: human fallibility is still the weakest link in the fight against cyberattacks...

Yash Pillay 19 Jan 2021

Why businesses should prioritise application security
Why businesses should prioritise application securityArticle

Application development is becoming an important business differentiator as companies embark on a digital transformation. Yet, many organisations treat cybersecurity as an afterthought - and this oversight leaves applications vulnerable to attack...

Glenn Morgan 5 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: What the new year holds for cybersecurity
#BizTrends2021: What the new year holds for cybersecurityArticle

The year 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in recent memory, both in terms of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on societies and economies around the world, and the impact of a dramatic rise in cybercrime...

Brian Pinnock 30 Dec 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
How to protect your PC from operating system rootkits stealing your sensitive informationArticle

A rootkit is malicious hidden software that comes in many variations, one of them being operating system rootkits. They can target your phone, computer or laptop without you noticing it and create remote access to your device...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 Dec 2020

Data management is at the heart of cloud security
Data management is at the heart of cloud securityArticle

More businesses are finally making the move to the cloud in the wake of accelerated digital transformation. While these businesses now benefit from enhanced agility and flexibility, cybercriminals have leapt into action to exploit any vulnerabilities that may exist...

Johan Scheepers 1 Dec 2020

Check Point Software warns mobile users of QR code scams
Check Point Software warns mobile users of QR code scamsArticle

Hackers are looking to take advantage of QR codes' new popularity by replacing legitimate QR codes with one that launches a malicious URL or tries to download customised malware when scanned...

23 Nov 2020

6 ways to safeguard yourself this Black Friday, Cyber Monday
6 ways to safeguard yourself this Black Friday, Cyber MondayArticle

Black Friday is fast-approaching, and as you start planning your shopping sprees on online stores, it is imperative to ensure your personal data is secure...

Nithen Naidoo 17 Nov 2020

Female racing series partners with cyber protection provider Acronis
Female racing series partners with cyber protection provider AcronisArticle

The multi-year agreement sees Acronis become W Series' new global cyber protection and security partner, providing technology solutions for W Series' on-track racing programme...

17 Nov 2020

Important lessons for employees, bosses from Fraud Awareness Week
Important lessons for employees, bosses from Fraud Awareness WeekArticle

South Africa is now accelerating towards the end of the year; it's a time when many employees will be tempted to go online or into a store to take advantage of deals around Black Friday, Cyber Monday and even Christmas...

16 Nov 2020

Cybersecurity: What new challenges are on the horizon in 2021
Cybersecurity: What new challenges are on the horizon in 2021Article

In a world where figuring out what will happen today is all but impossible, it's hard to say what the future holds. There are, however, a few things that are abundantly clear...

Fermin Serna 3 Nov 2020

Be vigilant against email scams
Be vigilant against email scamsArticle

With the lockdown leading to business being run almost exclusively on email, fraudsters are increasingly using email-based scams to catch unsuspecting businesses off-guard...

13 Oct 2020

Rethinking your security posture in the time of Covid-19
Rethinking your security posture in the time of Covid-19Article

The drastic changes in ways of working have led to several new cybersecurity risks and threats...

Jared Naude 12 Oct 2020

Secure your digital transformation journey with these six tips
Secure your digital transformation journey with these six tipsArticle

As the world adjusts to a new normal, the current situation has underlined the importance of all things digital to keep the basics of our society running...

Quintin McCutcheon 23 Sep 2020

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 17 Sep 2020

Scammers prey on vulnerable with 'You're fired!' email
Scammers prey on vulnerable with 'You're fired!' emailArticle

Scammers worldwide have been exploiting people's fears of lost jobs and income during the Covid-19 lockdown by using phishing mails...

Anna Collard 2 Sep 2020

Data protection isn't just an IT issue, says BIL Logistics
Data protection isn't just an IT issue, says BIL LogisticsArticle

Ransomware attacks, which encrypt data and block access to systems until a ransom is paid, have become the most common and costly form of cyberattacks in the supply chain industry...

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

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

What migration to the cloud means for small businesses
What migration to the cloud means for small businessesArticle

Running a small business is no easy task, especially during the digital migration. We have seen many companies switch from fixed business IT infrastructure to mobile, more easily accessible cloud options. But what does this change mean for small businesses?

Robert Marston 5 Aug 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

Be wary of 'Coronamania' cybercrimes
Be wary of 'Coronamania' cybercrimesArticle

During the Covid-19 pandemic, which has turned the world upside down, banking clients should exercise extreme caution when dealing with financial transactions online...

Mark Rose 17 Jul 2020

Sophos reveals The State of Cloud Security 2020 report
Sophos reveals The State of Cloud Security 2020 reportArticle

According to The State of Cloud Security 2020, a global survey from Sophos, almost 71% of organisations from the MEA region experienced a public cloud security incident in the last year...

13 Jul 2020

What pre-installed adware means for mobile users
What pre-installed adware means for mobile usersArticle

Following analysis of attacks on mobile devices, Kaspersky has uncovered that 14.8% of its users who were targeted by malware or adware in 2019 suffered a system partition infection, making the malicious files undeletable.

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

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

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

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

5 ways to help your kids stay safe online
5 ways to help your kids stay safe onlineArticle

As online learning becomes more prevalent and children become more active online, there are risks. Cyber bulling, hacking, phishing, credential theft - these are all risks that come hand in hand with any login, virtual conference or platform. But this does not have to be another thing to worry about...

14 May 2020

How to approach data breaches
How to approach data breachesArticle

As data breaches continue to make their way into the public news cycle, individuals and organisations alike are looking for ways to protect their financial and personal information...

Doros Hadjizenonos 11 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

What are the cyber risks of online schooling?
What are the cyber risks of online schooling?Article

With lockdown forcing schools and tertiary institutions to take learning online, a plethora of new risks are facing children, families and learning institutions...

Doros Hadjizenonos 4 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

How secure is your company data during a lockdown?
How secure is your company data during a lockdown?Article

Many businesses have developed business continuity plans (BCP) to mitigate risks and reduce the impact of the coronavirus crisis...

Paula Sartini 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

Data backup isn't dead, it's never been more important
Data backup isn't dead, it's never been more importantArticle

What businesses want from the cloud is changing...

Jasmit Sagoo 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

The difference between backup and archiving
The difference between backup and archivingArticle

No business today, irrespective of size, can survive for long without access to their data...

Chris de Bruyn 28 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

10 tips for Zoom security and privacy
10 tips for Zoom security and privacyArticle

With physical distancing and quarantine measures implemented around the globe, people quickly started searching for effective means of communicating with each other...

20 Apr 2020

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