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Posts Tagged ‘cyber-threats’

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    Using the same approach as Cyber threat creators to fight them

    May 25, 2016 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Using the same approach as Cyber threat creators to fight them

    The same model of sharing data and intelligence employed by those who create the threats to our organisations should inform our approach to meeting them head on. And cloud gives us a key means to do this, writes Trevor Coetzee, regional director, South Africa...

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    Financial services organisations take 100 days to identify cyber threats

    October 7, 2015 • Finance, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Financial services organisations take 100 days to identify cyber threats

    Although financial services organisation are well aware that they are the targets of serious and advanced security threats, they struggle to identify attacks once they are inside their network. This is according to a new Ponemon Institute Survey. Known as...

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    Women found to be less aware of cyberthreats

    August 6, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Women found to be less aware of cyberthreats

    According to a survey conducted by Kasperky Lab and B2B International, women have been found to be less aware of cyberthreats. However, in light of this and in celebration of National Women’s Day on 9 August 2015 in South Africa, Kaspersky Lab, along with...

  • By Gad Elkin, Security Sales Director, EMEA, F5 Networks.

    South African companies plagued by cyber-attacks

    June 8, 2015 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African companies plagued by cyber-attacks

    The speed of technological change is leaving gaping holes in highly sensitive company IT infrastructure. These vulnerabilities are being targeted by cybercriminals at an increasing rate as South Africa is starting to feel the heat from attackers across the...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    Looking back at 2014’s cyber threats

    December 10, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Looking back at 2014’s cyber threats

    In 2014, Kaspersky Lab experts saw considerable growth in the number of malicious attacks on user computers and mobile devices, further development of financial malware and a change in the vectors of web attacks. According to Kaspersky Lab, based on the...

  • Kaspersky Lab’s released a report outlining the dangers senior generation might face while using the internet (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Kaspersky reveals security guide to keep data safe

    October 13, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky reveals security guide to keep data safe

    Security experts from Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team share the security measures they use to protect their own communications via email, instant messaging tools, smartphones, and while browsing over computer networks and interacting with...

  • the firm found that two thirds of Nigeria’s Internet users are less concerned about Cyber threats. (image: Shutterstock)

    88% of Nigerians want laws against cyber attacks

    March 17, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on 88% of Nigerians want laws against cyber attacks

    Centrex Ethical Lab, a Nigerian Cyber security firm, carried out a survey on Nigeria’s Internet Users during Cyber Security Awareness Month in September 2013 in collaboration with eCore Techno Solutions India, TechTelling Nigeria – focused on...

  • Kaspersky Lab (image: A.Penkov / Shutterstock.com)

    2013 sees alarming growth in data threats

    November 21, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on 2013 sees alarming growth in data threats

    Kaspersky Lab has presented its review of the landscape of cyber threats. The third quarter of 2013 was a turning point for malware writers specialising in mobile platforms. * In June experts discovered the new Svpeng Trojan, capable of gaining access to a...

  • Targeted attacks can cost companies millions in damages (image: Kaspersky)

    Targeted attacks cost up to $2.4 million in damages

    August 13, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on Targeted attacks cost up to $2.4 million in damages

    A successful targeted attack against a large company can cause damages of up to $2.4 million. This is according to B2B International which, along with Kaspersky Lab, recently conducted the 2013 Global Corporate IT Security Risks survey. Targeted attacks are...

  • 23 Business attitudes to IT Security

    January 8, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on 23 Business attitudes to IT Security

    You are a businessman or an expert responsible for critical decisions related to IT security, but you have a tough schedule. You are hunting for any piece of information that will illuminate the latest trends and facilitate obtaining more expertise in this...