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Stefano Camuso (left), Managing Director, T-Systems Switzerland, and Daniel Dahinden (right), Head of SIX's Innovation & Digital Business Unit

SIX announces new partnership with T-Systems

September 13, 2019 • Features, Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on SIX announces new partnership with T-Systems

On 12 September 2019, central infrastructure provider SIX announced a partnership with IT services and consulting company T-Systems. This new cooperation between the two companies will allow T-Systems to utilize SIX services in industries that focus greatly on Swiss-based security services. Both companies will also benefit from improvements to their current...

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2019 sees growth in fileless threats

September 12, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 2019 sees growth in fileless threats

The latest report by Trend Micro has revealed that there is growth in fileless threats in the first half of 2019. According to the report attackers are increasingly deploying threats that aren’t visible to traditional security filters, as they can be...

Fighting the new heist frontiers of cyberspace with multi-faceted solutions

Safeguard your endpoint security as your employees work remotely

September 11, 2019 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Safeguard your endpoint security as your employees work remotely

In a world where organisational endpoints leave the office, and employers are increasingly allowing employees to work remotely, the risk that these endpoints pose when connecting to the corporate network is immense. This has brought some significant...

PrimeXBT partners with all-in-one blockchain compliance platform

PrimeXBT partners with all-in-one blockchain compliance platform

September 10, 2019 • Finance, SecurityComments Off on PrimeXBT partners with all-in-one blockchain compliance platform

“As a responsible member of the global financial community, we are faced with the important yet challenging task of eliminating money laundering, without sacrificing the privacy of our clients,” says an official PrimeXBT spokesperson. The...

A sit down with Checkpoint's new Regional Director for Africa

Meet Checkpoint’s new Regional Director for Africa

September 3, 2019 • People, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Meet Checkpoint’s new Regional Director for Africa

In August Check Point announced the appointment of Pankaj Bhula as the new Regional Director for Africa. With over 25 years’ experience in the IT sector, Bhula is tasked with the responsibility of driving Check Point’s market share and business...

INTERVIEW_ Safety is a basic human right says South Africa Safelet distributor

INTERVIEW: Safety is a basic human right says South African Safelet distributor

September 3, 2019 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Safety is a basic human right says South African Safelet distributor

The Safelet is a personal safety bracelet that allows wearers to feel secure in the knowledge that their guardians are one alert away. This light-weight accessory is taking the international safety community by storm thanks to its efficient and safe alert...

Kaspersky updates cloud solution

Kaspersky updates cloud solution

August 29, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky updates cloud solution

Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky has announced that it has updated it’s Kaspersky Security Cloud. According to the company, not only does the Security Cloud give consumers access to technologies, tools and new ways to protect user privacy across...

INTERVIEW: Kaspersky Chief Business Officer on transforming the cybersecurity industry

INTERVIEW: Kaspersky Chief Business Officer on transforming the cybersecurity industry

August 27, 2019 • People, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Kaspersky Chief Business Officer on transforming the cybersecurity industry

Chief Business Officer of Kaspersky Lab, Alexander Moiseev has been a part of the Kaspersky family since 2006. According to the company, he is also one of the driving forces behind Kaspersky’s technology and innovation investments in transportation systems...

Kaspersky appoints newest Southern Africa distributor

Kaspersky appoints newest Southern Africa distributor

August 27, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on Kaspersky appoints newest Southern Africa distributor

Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky announced on Monday, 26 August 2019, that it has signed on Tarsus Distribution as its newest B2B and B2C distributor. The agreement forms part of Kaspersky’s growth pipeline for the Southern Africa market as well as...

SEACOM announces partnership with Sophos to develop new security solution

SEACOM announces partnership with Sophos

August 26, 2019 • Security, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on SEACOM announces partnership with Sophos

On 26 August 2019, Pan-African telecommunications service provider SEACOM announced a partnership with cybersecurity Sophos. This partnership will see the two companies develop a “next-generation” security solution called ‘On-Premise...

Access control is paramount for effective security of data in the Cloud

August 26, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Access control is paramount for effective security of data in the Cloud

Charl Ueckermann, CEO at AVeS Cyber Security believes that in order to protect data in the cloud companies need to have appropriate measures in place to manage and control who has access, based on their credentials. Aves Cyber Security hosted an event on...

INTERVIEW: Simone Dickson on regulation and risks facing the digital world

INTERVIEW: Simone Dickson on regulation and risks facing the digital world

August 24, 2019 • Features, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Simone Dickson on regulation and risks facing the digital world

“The legislative process is not typically known to be fast-paced, particularly when compared to the rate at which technology develops and improves,” says Simone Dickson, Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice Director at Cliffe Dekker...

Fighting the new heist frontiers of cyberspace with multi-faceted solutions

Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

August 19, 2019 • Security, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited Africa, has announced that it now proudly offers industrial cybersecurity in South Africa through a partnership agreement with Indegy, a leader in industrial cybersecurity that protects industrial control...

Financial departments under attack from malicious campaign, ESET discovers

Financial departments under attack from malicious campaign, ESET discovers

August 19, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Financial departments under attack from malicious campaign, ESET discovers

ESET researchers have discovered a malicious campaign that has been underway since 2016 in four countries of the European Balkan region: Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The victims of this attack were the financial departments of...

Cyber exposure company launches new network monitoring innovations

Cyber exposure company launches new network monitoring innovations

August 16, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Cyber exposure company launches new network monitoring innovations

Cyber exposure company, Tenable announced the launch of their new product innovations Tenable.sc and Tenable.io on Thursday, 15 August 2019. These products aim to continuously discover and assess known and unknown assets across on-premises and cloud...

Hayden Sadler, Country Manager for Infinidat South Africa.

Infinidat cryptographic module achieves Federal Security validation

August 16, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Infinidat cryptographic module achieves Federal Security validation

Infinidat, a multi-petabyte data storage solutions company, recently announced that its cryptographic module for the InfiniBox and InfiniGuard has been awarded Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 validation. This designation validates...