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Posts Tagged ‘Cyber criminals’

  • Know the value of your digital and biometric data

    March 4, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Know the value of your digital and biometric data

    The world of technology advancements has opened us up to several possibilities that were once considered a pipe dream. Although many offer convenience and have positively impacted ample aspects of society, it must be acknowledged that it has also opened us up...

  • NCC to introduce plans to curb cybercrime in Nigeria

    NCC plans to curb cybercrime in Nigeria

    February 4, 2019 • Security, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on NCC plans to curb cybercrime in Nigeria

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced plans to introduce a code of practice for internet service providers (ISPs) in a bid to curb cyber-crimes in Nigeria. The new code will help to secure the country’s cyberspace against imminent...

  • Trend Micro launches new channel programme in Sub-Saharan Africa.

    What we can expect from IT security in 2019

    January 16, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on What we can expect from IT security in 2019

    The last three years in IT innovation have laid the foundation for even greater changes within the technology sphere. While some of these changes will simply build on developments in IoT, AI, smart industries and smart homes as well as the cloud, others such...

  • Bots can skew your analytics… Is your data lying

    Beware cyber scammers as you prepare to shop before and after Black Friday

    November 22, 2018 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Beware cyber scammers as you prepare to shop before and after Black Friday

    With ‘Black Friday’ just around the corner, this year on 23 November, South Africans are preparing once again to embrace and make this popular American shopping day their own, where retailers offer massive discounts for both online as well as...

  • Advanced deception technology platforms allow network operators to exercise deception-based detection through every layer of the network stack, enabling efficient detection early in the attack lifecycle.

    Attivo Networks showcases need for deception technology as global cyber warfare heats up

    July 6, 2018 • SponsoredComments Off on Attivo Networks showcases need for deception technology as global cyber warfare heats up

    During mid-April, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in the United Kingdom presented detailed plans to government departments about the priority areas where the NCSC will work with the government, industry and law enforcement to improve the cyber...

  • Reshaad Sha resigns from SqwidNet

    The future of the Internet of Things: security is everything!

    August 3, 2017 • Internet of Things, Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on The future of the Internet of Things: security is everything!

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is counted among emerging technologies that promise to transform the South African market. While the opportunity for IoT is young in South Africa, its potential influence is far-reaching. For example, in the mining industry,...

  • South Africa rank third most exposed country to cyber risks

    Threat of cyber attacks on the rise

    October 2, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Threat of cyber attacks on the rise

    Worldwide, entertainment and media companies are increasingly becoming targets for cybercrime as cyber criminals find new and innovative ways to defeat security measures and controls. The theft of intellectual property or commercially sensitive information,...

  • Cyber-crime: How it makes criminals filthy rich

    April 23, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Cyber-crime: How it makes criminals filthy rich

    During Kaspersky Lab’s annual Security Analysis Summit held in Budapest, Hungary, the Enterprise and Online security experts focussed on cyber-criminals and where their riches come from – often at very low risk to the perpetrators. Stefan Tanase, Senior...

  • Securicom names Richard Broeke as new Managing Director

    SA companies needs tighter grip on mobiles

    February 5, 2014 • FeaturesComments Off on SA companies needs tighter grip on mobiles

    Mobile security and device management will become one of the top challenges for South African companies as attacks on smartphones and tablets are likely to increase again in 2014. So says Richard Broeke, a consultant at leading IT security company, Securicom....

  • SA companies fail hacker test

    October 8, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on SA companies fail hacker test

    In a world that is connecting every day at a faster pace than ever, Philip Pieterse head of the ethical hacking division in South Africa for Spiderlabs says that South Africa has a lack of skills in the computer security sector – which could have dire...

  • Cyber crooks eye Android

    September 13, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on Cyber crooks eye Android

    In a short space of time, Android has claimed the lion’s share of the mobile market – in fact more than 900 million Android mobile devices have now been activated. Unfortunately, this popularity has put a large target on the platform’s back. This...

  • 31.98% of all computers have malware

    February 18, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on 31.98% of all computers have malware

    PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has released its 2012 Annual Security Report, which details an extremely interesting year of data theft, social networking attacks and cyber-warfare. According to the report, 31.98 percent of all...

  • Cyber criminals now target SA

    September 12, 2011 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Cyber criminals now target SA

    AVG, a global security company launched AVG 2012 anti-virus product during a media function held at Melrose Arch, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Speaking at the official product launch in South Africa today, Peter Baxter, AVG VP for International Sales said...