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  • Jeremy Matthews, Country Manager, Panda Securities.

    Panda Security partners with iWayAfrica in Kenya

    February 26, 2014 • SecurityComments Off

    iWayAfrica Limited, a Pan-African corporate data provider, has partnered with Panda Security to extend its range of cloud offerings, providing its business customers with Panda Security’s cloud-based security products. The two companies see the partnership...

  • Bitdefender, a creator of antivirus software solutions, announces the new Bitdefender Mobile Security for Android (image: Bitdefender)

    Bitdefender launches for Android

    February 25, 2014 • SecurityComments Off

    Bitdefender, a creator of antivirus software solutions, has announced the new Bitdefender Mobile Security for Android, fortified with smart anti-theft capabilities, enhanced privacy protection, a sleek new interface and battery-saving agility. Awarded for...

  • Spammers get back to work

    March 26, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    After a lull of several months, spammers have stepped up activity in February. According to Kaspersky Lab data, the proportion of spam in email traffic grew by nearly 13 percentage points and averaged 71% for the month, higher than the average for January...

  • “Ignorance is the biggest IT threat to companies” – Kaspersky Lab

    March 11, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Kaspersky Lab recently launched a new security solution for businesses designed to protect online assets and provide secure access.  Endpoint Security for Business (KESB), the company’s new flagship corporate security platform, is said to provide the best...

  • Why Processor Choice Matters To BYOD

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off

    When IT managers build a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) plan, chip architecture usually isn’t high on their list of considerations. At first glance, it’s easy to see why. After all, processors work or they don’t – there isn’t a lot of...

  • 12 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Online Security

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off

    At the RSA Conference in San Francisco last week, I got the chance to sit down with Stephen Cobb, a distinguished security researcher for the IT security company ESET. We talked about a lot of things, including Android security issues and how walled gardens...

  • Eugene Kaspersky named 2012 Influencer of the Year

    January 25, 2013 • SecurityComments (1)

    Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of Kaspersky Lab, a developer of secure content and threat management solutions, was named the 2012 Influencer of the Year by Channelnomics. Eugene was given this honour for his visionary thinking and IT security expertise, which...

  • South African cybercrime set to soar in 2013

    January 7, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    South African companies are warned that cybercrime is set to increase in 2013 and will place their profitability, their competitiveness and perhaps even their existence at risk. An alarming fact is that South Africa hosts the third-highest number of...

  • Panda Security launches free cloud-based antivirus service

    December 14, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    Panda Security has launched a new version of its free cloud-based consumer antivirus service, Panda Cloud Antivirus – which recently earned an Advanced+ rating in the latest independent tests by AV Comparatives.org Panda Cloud Antivirus  v2.1 incorporates...

  • Businesses embracing encryption to protect their most sensitive data

    December 12, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    According to B2B International survey conducted this year, encryption is the fifth most widespread protection technique. It’s a sharp rise from the results of a similar survey in 2011 where it barely crept into the top 10. It is also ranked second among the...

  • Kaspersky Lab predicts core threats for 2013

    December 6, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    Kaspersky Lab’s experts have outlined key security trends of 2012 and presented their views on the core threats of 2013. The most notable predictions for the next year include the continued rise of targeted attacks, cyber-espionage and nation-state...

  • Darwin’s theory applies to malware

    November 14, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    G Data’s newest Malware Report shows a new and unexpected development in malware: the extreme growth of new malicious programs seems to be slowing down. Granted, the antivirus industry still needed to develop 1,381,967 new virus signatures to detect and...

  • Spam flow falls, but poses greater danger

    November 14, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    Kaspersky Lab analysts continue to observe a downward trend in the share of spam in total mail traffic. Compared to the previous quarter, the volume of spam traffic in Q3 2012 decreased by 2.8 percentage points and averaged 71.5%. At the same time, the...

  • SA facing increased cyber-crime threats

    November 12, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    Cyber-crime is now posing major increased strategic risks to South African companies. Threats posed to organizations by cyber-crimes have increased faster than potential victims—or cyber security professionals—can cope with them, placing targeted...

  • For 72% of companies, BYOD is the future

    November 9, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    Bring your own device (BYOD) is the biggest trend affecting how businesses operate online, with 72% of companies expecting to use the concept extensively in the near future, according to a recent survey by B2B International on behalf of Kaspersky Lab. 50% of...

  • Businesses have not fully implemented anti-malware protection

    November 7, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    Antivirus software is the most popular way of ensuring an organisation’s IT security, however 33% of companies still have not managed to fully deploy even this fundamental protection system. This conclusion was reached by B2B International analysts...