A recent survey revealed that 51.5% of South African children have been cyberbullied. “The reason for this is the increase in connected societies, more and more people are online, especially the youth,” says Simon Campbell-Young, co-founder and VP of global sales at Digimune. “There is clearly a lack of good...
Ransomware attack trends continue to evolve, and the current iterations seen during the COVID-19 pandemic are no exception. During this time, malicious actors have attacked healthcare organisations, medical trials, schools, and shipping agencies. Considering the impact these modern attacks can have on organisations everywhere, no matter the industry, security professionals...
From 2020 being dubbed ‘the year of the side hustle’ to small businesses grappling to maintain continuity and profitability, despite these unprecedented times there has been a significant uprising in entrepreneurial activity the world over. Startups tend to be created by people who burn with an idea and want to...
Mobile gaming has come into its own over the past few years. Analysts say the gaming industry generated $85 billion in value in 2020, while an estimated 2.5 billion people play games on mobile devices. Advances in technology also mean mobile games are increasingly able to compete with the...
It is estimated that there are more 22 billion devices linked to a home internet connection around the world, and research suggests this figure could reach 38.6 billion by 2025. While hyper-connectivity offers countless benefits, it also increases the number of available attack points to hackers and invisible intruders. Check...
The COVID-19 remote work exodus has seen billions of people working from home, which means video conferencing apps have exploded in popularity. At the forefront is the service Zoom. However, with Zoom’s explosive popularity came a series of highly publicized security issues. To unpack this, ITNA’s Jenna Delport chatted with Gabe Goldhirsh, VP...
Data in the healthcare sector is heavily regulated, with numerous laws and regulations governing how data needs to be processed, protected and retained. This has become more important than ever in light of the COVID-19 crisis, which has made healthcare data an increasingly attractive target for cybercrime. However, the pandemic has...
Smartphones are glued to the palm of our hands for most of the day, perhaps to keep up with the latest social media updates or to keep in contact with family, friends and even clients. Whatever the reason may be, smartphones are here and, let’s be honest, we probably wouldn’t...
When COVID-19 closed offices worldwide, it created a new urgency for organisations of all kinds and sizes — and particularly the CIOs, CISOs and IT leaders within them — to secure their remote work environments. As the need for remote work grew, so too did the threat landscape. For companies...
According to a host of industry pundits and legal technology experts globally, the year 2021 looks set to push the trends accelerated in 2020 even further, with Artificial Intelligence (AI), analytics and intelligent legal research among the big issues to watch.  In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic, associated lockdowns worldwide and...
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...
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