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Standard Bank addresses cybercrime with WalletWise programme

Standard Bank addresses cybercrime with WalletWise programme

April 18, 2019 • Finance, SecurityComments (0)

Standard Bank has launched a consumer education programme, WalletWise which aims to empower consumers with knowledge that enables them to make more informed decisions about their finances and lifestyle. The programme aims at tackling financial topics of interest like cyber-crime, affordable housing, responsible borrowing, saving and investments; and...

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nCipher, Credence Security to offer data protection solutions across Sub-Saharan Africa

April 18, 2019 • SecurityComments (0)

nCipher Security, the provider of trust, integrity and control for critical business information and applications, and Credence Security, an IT security, forensics and incident response specialist distributor, announce they are extending their agreement to...

Global marketplace credits African consumers' feedback for security advances

Global marketplace credits African consumers’ feedback for security advances

April 18, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful announced that they have teamed up with Jumio, a digital identity and address verification company in order to improve Anti-Money Laundering (AML) procedures and implement Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements onto the...

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Game of Thrones phishing scams and how to avoid them

April 17, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

The long night has finally ended. Game of Thrones fans can finally come in from the cold and, like a starving dragon, start devouring the latest and final season of the massively popular TV show. But unlike the fantasy series, what is far more real is the...

HP unveils AI based malware defence solution

HP unveils AI based malware defence solution

April 17, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, SecurityComments (0)

HP introduced new hardware and security solutions at its third annual EMEA Innovation Summit. HP Sure Sense is an artificial intelligence (AI)-based malware defence solution. In addition to HP’s hardware-enforced security enhancements, HP introduced its...

DoshEx, Digital Twin unveil world first IoT and blockchain solution

DoshEx, Digital Twin unveil world first IoT and blockchain solution

April 17, 2019 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments (0)

South African technology companies DoshEx and Digital Twin have unveiled a globally scalable solution to the security and integrity of solutions deployed across the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT is the next big thing in digital connectivity whereby devices...

Kaspersky Lab uncovers vulnerability in Windows OS

Kaspersky Lab uncovers vulnerability in Windows OS

April 15, 2019 • SecurityComments (0)

Kaspersky Lab’s automated technologies have detected a previously unknown vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. It was exploited by an unidentified criminal group in an attempt to gain full control over a targeted device. The attack was aimed at the core of...

HID Global announces new identity and access management platform in the cloud

HID Global announces new identity and access management platform in the cloud

April 15, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments (0)

HID Global has announced the availability of the new HID Authentication Service, which is part of its cloud identity platform, designed to deliver a suite of trusted identity solutions. These services make it easy to manage and use identities through a secure...

What do the new EU data protection rules mean for African businesses?

What do the new EU data protection rules mean for African businesses?

April 12, 2019 • SecurityComments (0)

In 2016, the European Union passed new legislation with regard to the processing of personal data, which came into force in May 2018. The new rules would replace provisions that dated back to the 1990s and were rendered largely obsolete by rapid technological...

Kaspersky Lab researchers uncover cyberespionage framework

Kaspersky Lab researchers uncover cyberespionage framework

April 11, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Kaspersky Lab researchers have uncovered a technically sophisticated cyberespionage framework that has been active since at least 2013 and appears to be unconnected to any known threat actors. The framework, which researchers have named TajMahal, features...

Trend Micro enhances its Deep Security and Cloud App Security products

Trend Micro enhances its Deep Security and Cloud App Security products

April 11, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments (0)

Trend Micro, a cybersecurity solutions company announced enhancements to its Deep Security and Cloud App Security products designed to extend protection to virtual machines on the Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes platform protection, container image scanning...

Fortinet expands its Security Fabric

Fortinet expands its Security Fabric

April 10, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Fortinet has announced the release of the latest version of its flagship operating system, FortiOS 6.2, at its global customer and partner conference—Accelerate 19. This FortiOS 6.2 release continues the evolution of the Security Fabric with over 300 new...

ESET warns users of fraudulent e-mail messages

April 10, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

ESET has recorded a wave of multi-lingual e-mail based extortion scams scaring victims into paying. The attacker in the email claims they have hacked the intended victim’s device and has recorded the person while watching pornographic content. The email...

Mellanox’ network adaptors address cloud performance concerns

Phishing threats 2019: The experts tell all

April 9, 2019 • Security, SponsoredComments (0)

It is becoming better understood that, in order to stop phishing attacks, we need to be able to see them coming. At the same time, it also helps to have an idea around which phishing and malware threats we should be keeping an eye out for. This is according...

Most businesses struggle with implementing adequate data protection-Study

Most businesses struggle with implementing adequate data protection-Study

April 9, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Dell EMC announced the results of the third Global Data Protection Index indicating that, although most businesses worldwide now recognize the value of data, they continue to struggle with implementing adequate data protection. Specifically, the Index...

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Check Point discovers vulnerability in Xiaomi apps

April 5, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Check Point discovers vulnerability in Xiaomi apps

Check Point Research recently discovered a vulnerability in one of the preinstalled apps in Xiaomi, which, with almost 8 per cent market share in 2018, ranks third in the mobile phone market. Ironically, it was the pre-installed security app, ‘Guard...