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  • Shippers get serious about Cyber Threat

    Shippers get serious about Cyber Threat

    August 14, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Shippers get serious about Cyber Threat

    The NotPetya cyber-attack of June 2017 affected some 2,000 organizations across 65 countries, causing estimated economic losses of $2.5 billion to $3 billion and exposing vulnerabilities in the marine supply chain. The virus led shipping group Maersk to...

  • Beware of cybercriminals who prey on holiday shoppers

    Network Security 101: Introduction to Cyber Security

    July 31, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Network Security 101: Introduction to Cyber Security

    The news these days is awash with stories about cyber-attacks and network security. While cybercrime has been around as long as the Internet has, the frequency and sophistication of attacks increase daily. This is not a fad or trend. It is the stark reality...

  • Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager, thryve

    Stop falling for the ‘not me’ myth: why cyber risk is business risk

    July 5, 2018 • OpinionComments Off on Stop falling for the ‘not me’ myth: why cyber risk is business risk

    The recent data breach experienced by Liberty is very telling. Over 40 terabytes – the equivalent of 20 modern portable hard drives – was copied from the financial provider’s systems. These details are important for two reasons: Liberty is a...

  • Be cyber-savvy: Employees should not be secondary to technology

    Be cyber-savvy: Employees should not be secondary to technology

    June 1, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Be cyber-savvy: Employees should not be secondary to technology

    “Our employees are our greatest asset” is a phrase that continues to be published far and wide in a plethora of company profiles, human resources sections in annual reports, motivational speeches and so much more. “And while it does sound a...

  • Top 5 must take actions for security based on 2018 trends

    Top 5 must take actions for security based on 2018 trends

    April 12, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 must take actions for security based on 2018 trends

    Implementing the five actions described in this article can help reduce your organisation’s cyber risk and bolster its security defences, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET Southern Africa. Securing the information systems that keep your organisation...

  • The importance of insuring your digital life

    The importance of insuring your digital life

    February 23, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on The importance of insuring your digital life

    The world of interconnected devices known as the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to go mass market, with the smart devices market already worth tens of billions of Dollars annually. However, many consumers are rightfully concerned about how secure these...

  • 6 risks to make you take business resilience seriously in 2018

    6 risks to make you take business resilience seriously in 2018

    January 9, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on 6 risks to make you take business resilience seriously in 2018

    If nothing else, 2017 provided proof positive that the unexpected does happen: South Africa’s political and economic crisis entered a new phase with the GuptaLeaks revelations, Kenya had to rerun its elections and the seemingly indomitable Robert Mugabe was...

  • South Africa rank third most exposed country to cyber risks

    Successful cyber-resilience requires special attention

    June 14, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Successful cyber-resilience requires special attention

    Business is now almost entirely dependent on digital platforms, and cannot function if their ICT systems are impacted or attacked. So, in order to build a resilient business, cyber resilience needs special attention, especially from executives. ”If the lead...

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    Achieve cyber resilience with business continuity plan

    May 4, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Achieve cyber resilience with business continuity plan

    Cyber resilience cannot be considered in isolation, but should rather be considered within the context of the overall business continuity plan, says Cindy Bodenstein, Marketing Manager at Continuity SA. She says that cyber resilience was chosen as the theme...