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IT Teams Facing Cyber Threats in 2020 – 5 Vital Insights

"Around the world, 2020 was an unprecedented year for IT teams," said Chester Wisniewski, principal research scientist, Sophos. IT professionals played a vital role in helping organizations to keep going despite the restrictions and limitations necessitated by COVID-19. Among other things,...

The threat of Ransomeware is growing worldwide

Global ransomware attacks have increased by 11%  per over the past 12 months ending March 2017, according to Europol. Furthermore, a recent IBM Security and Ponemon Institute study found that the average cost of a data breach in South...

Top 8 tips to prevent cybercrime

As digital consumers, we use the internet every day in order to access social media, do personal or business banking, book a holiday, and get the latest updates on news and sporting events. We perform so many tasks using...

Tanzania creates first cyber-crime laws

The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) revealed that, in conjunction with government and other stakeholders, it is in the final stages of preparing new legislation against cyber-crimes in the country. To date, Tanzania has no laws governing cyber-crimes. The bank is co-operating with government officials...

Hoax emails worry South African internet users

INTERNET users in South Africa expressed concern over increasing cases of hoax emails targeted at low income earners, informing them of winning inexistent online prizes or inviting them to take up job offers. Most of those emails do not bear...
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Social Media Erupts Over Miss SA Contestant’s Nationality

The Miss South Africa (Miss SA) contest has always been a celebration of beauty, intelligence, and cultural diversity. However,...
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