The digital transformation of the finance sector has continued relentlessly throughout 2020. Industry is already starting to see the paybacks from making small, incremental changes to financial workflows by adopting emerging technologies. The pandemic is accelerating the speed of change and catalysing more investment in end-to-end automation and remote...
Between more sophisticated cybercriminals and immense pressure to ensure governance on compliance, 2021 is already shaping up to be a minefield. And as such, cybersecurity has risen to the top of most organisations’ agendas. With this in mind, here are three cybersecurity resolutions every business should consider this year: Watch...
Cybercrimes have increased since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic with hackers becoming heavily resourced, especially now with nations across the world in the implementation stages of rolling out vaccines. Hackers have found sophisticated ways to target the organisations that have valuable data such as vaccine development, trials, etc....
Technology is often a lifeline for parents. They can ask for parenting advice in Facebook groups, share those special moments on their feed and connect with friends and relatives who might live far away. However, when it comes to kids, it's important to ensure they're safe online. To guide parents, here...
Across the world, more than a tenth of gamers have had their ID stolen – resulting in costs of as much as $347 billion, according to global research by Kaspersky. This new research surveyed gamers spanning 17 countries. With this in mind, here are seven ways to be as safe...
2020 was a disruptive year for the tech industry - accelerating developments that may have taken 3 to 5 years to implement to common use almost overnight. Given these developments, here are five tech industry trends we’ll see within the next 11 months: WFH culture sets off a renewed focus...
Working remotely has been the new norm since its introduction last year. As such, employees must be stricter about keeping themselves safe when online. In light of Safer Internet Day (SID), businesses need to invest in the latest cybersecurity to be able to protect the online operations of their...
Business operations have changed beyond recognition with most employees working from home in a transition that happened almost overnight. Stretched security teams have been challenged to rapidly deploy robust remote working facilities to maintain productivity while others were writing the ‘pandemic playbook’ as they went along. With this in mind,...
2020 can be defined by dramatic change. On every front, from health to economic, political to social, the pandemic has forced individuals and businesses to adapt in a hurry. The long-term effects will not be truly understood for at least another year, but in the short term, some more agile...
2020 highlighted the importance of secure, reliable communications networks. Following a revealing year that made digital communication channels and remote working the norm, there are a few tech trends that are likely to play out over the foreseeable future. With this in mind, Nic Laschinger, CTO of Euphoria Telecom, has...
Threat actors have ramped up their attempts to pollute the IT networks of hospitals with ransomware even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, according to the recent findings of INTERPOL. The adverse outcome of such an incursion is not restricted to data damage or monetary damages to the organization. It also hinders...
2020 demonstrated how overwhelmingly important a connected infrastructure and digital services have become for the daily functioning of society. This realisation has led to a shift in attitudes to privacy and the way citizens, organisations and governments perceive it. With that in mind, here are five trends that lie ahead...
The beginning of the year is always a sound time to review the main developments and incidents that took place in the cybersecurity industry. Lockdown measures driven by the ongoing pandemic have changed systems around the world. Digitalisation, which is the main driver of these changes, will maintain momentum in...
With the economic rollercoaster ride of 2020, CIOs and business leaders are formulating and finalising strategies for what is hoped to be a new year of growth and recovery. There can be no doubt that technology and IT infrastructure will underpin and shape the majority of 2021 strategies – with...
A shift to remote work, financial constraints due to economic recession and the growth of cyber threats due to the global pandemic will affect the day-to-day role of cybersecurity professionals in 2021. Understanding the challenges but also perceiving opportunities in IT and IT security management is key for companies...
Ongoing volatility, further progress on regulations and continued interest from institutional investors can be expected in 2021 - this according to South African cryptocurrency exchange, Luno. “Looking back at our predictions from last year - the Bitcoin halving happened without a hitch and the industry matured as institutional investors entered...
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