MENU

Posts Tagged ‘Internet security’

  • Doros Hadjizenonos, Country Manager of Check Point South Africa.

    The first step to stopping the next Cyberattack

    June 4, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Given the ever-increasing sophistication of cybercrime methods, organisations must employ advanced assessment tools and practices to reduce or eliminate security gaps. The first step to a successful security posture is to know what your current security...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab identifies internal corporate IT threats

    January 16, 2015 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab identifies internal corporate IT threats

    According to the 2014 Global Corporate IT Security Risks survey, conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 27% of all businesses have lost sensitive business data due to internal IT threats in the past 12 months. However, the global data shows that...

  • biggest security breaches

    Infographic: 8 Biggest security breaches in history

    October 22, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Infographic: 8 Biggest security breaches in history

    Over the years there has been many security breaches, with companies such as eBay being targets. The info graphic, which was submitted by whoishostingthis.com, has visualised the 8 biggest security breaches in history —covering how and why we should be...

  • Kaspersky Lab’s heuristic detection protection subsystem has successfully blocked attacks via a zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash (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...

  • Lutz Blaeser, MD of Intact Security (image: LivDigital)

    Web exploits threaten businesses

    September 30, 2014 • Opinion, SecurityComments Off on Web exploits threaten businesses

    The Web is still the greatest attack surface and largest entry point for malicious code. These attacks usually happen via drive-by downloads, which see malware being downloaded and executed without the user even realising. “These threats make use of...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    7 ways to protect yourself from cloud service leaks

    September 9, 2014 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 7 ways to protect yourself from cloud service leaks

    An internet-wide newsbreak regarding anonymous hackers who obtained explicit photos of various Hollywood celebrities, including many A-listers like Jennifer Lawrence, and then publicised this material on the Internet, made the headlines recently. According to...

  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    The IoT is already here – Will you be secure?

    August 21, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on The IoT is already here – Will you be secure?

    With 2014 being dubbed as the year of the ´Internet of Things´ (IoT), there are major concerns regarding the security & privacy issues that consumers face now, and potential problems they could have in the future. Trevor Coetzee, Regional Director,...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab: Women take fewer risks online

    August 6, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab: Women take fewer risks online

    Kaspersky Lab has uncovered the many reasons why women behave more safely when using the Internet. A report about sexual differences in online safety behaviour shows that males tend to take a higher frequency of risks, while the female attitude towards...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab: Beware of email attachments

    July 22, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab: Beware of email attachments

    Email is a vital tool to not only businesses, but also when it comes to an individual’s personal content and messages. We often receive a multitude of emails each day; however, not all of them are as safe as we would like them to be. In June 2014,...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab: Cybercriminals can take advantage of cloud services

    July 11, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab: Cybercriminals can take advantage of cloud services

    Although cloud-based file storage services have long been popular among Internet users, the indisputable convenience of such services is to some extent offset by a number of risks. For example, many users often follow the advice of gurus and store scans of...

  • Kaspersky Connected Cars

    Kaspersky Lab: Connected cars a reality, but are they secure?

    July 8, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab: Connected cars a reality, but are they secure?

    Connected vehicles are now a reality; however, what are the risks involved when owning one? Privacy, software updates and car-oriented mobile apps in connected cars are three areas where cyber criminals could potentially launch attacks. Kaspersky Lab and IAB...

  • Networks Unlimited

    IT security: what’s in it for business?

    July 4, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on IT security: what’s in it for business?

    IT security spend is too often seen as a grudge purchase by business management. But the fact is – effectively securing enterprise networks is a business imperative, says Networks Unlimited. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director of Arbor Networks distributor...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    Don’t get caught by online World Cup scams

    June 30, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Don’t get caught by online World Cup scams

    Football fans have found themselves looking for live streams of the World Cup on the internet recently. However, looking for live broadcasts on the Internet can cost money or leave a malicious programme on your computer. Dmitry Bestuzhev at Kaspersky Lab,...

  • Q&A: Kaspersky Lab’s Director of Global Research and Analysis

    January 24, 2013 • FeaturesComments (1)

    With the new year in full swing, hackers and malware makers will look at new avenues to scam and con people into divulging important information. Other attacks might be a bit more subtle than a brute force attempt, and a comprehensive anti-virus and Internet...

  • Trend Micro appoints first SA Country Manager

    September 19, 2012 • PeopleComments Off on Trend Micro appoints first SA Country Manager

    Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cloud security company, has announced the appointment of Gregory Anderson as the first Country Manager for South Africa, with immediate effect. Gregory Anderson joins Trend Micro at a time when the growth in web threats...

  • AVG market share grows in South Africa

    July 17, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on AVG market share grows in South Africa

    AVG, the international security software giant, has seen steady growth in the South African market, particularly in the retail sector. Most well-known for its free offering, AVG offers consumer products such as Internet Security, Anti-Virus and Mobilation for...