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Posts Tagged ‘cyber security’

  • 89 per cent of South African organisations want to adopt cloud-Veritas study

    89 per cent of South African organisations want to adopt cloud-Veritas study

    March 13, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

    The latest report conducted by Veritas reveals that 89 per cent of South African organisations want to adopt cloud services. However, the adoption of cloud is hindered by contradicting views on cost. The research was conducted independently by Coleman Parkes,...

  • Importance of investing in IT

    March 7, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Importance of investing in IT

    Spend on IT continues to grow globally as companies increasingly seek to leverage technology to streamline processes, improve productivity and increase competitiveness. The need for greater cost control is, however, a reality for South African businesses....

  • Report reveals potential cyber threats facing RF controllers

    March 4, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Report reveals potential cyber threats facing RF controllers

    Industrial manufacturers have come to rely a great deal on radio frequency (RF) protocols in their day-to-day functioning. From simple operations such as turning on a motor to more intricate functions like manoeuvring a heavy-duty vehicle, RF forms an...

  • Interview :Understanding the cyber resilience strategy

    March 1, 2019 • Features, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview :Understanding the cyber resilience strategy

    Technology has become deeply ingrained in our lives. The way businesses handle the risks posed by their technology is changing. As with anything, adaptability is survivability. Cyber resilience is a set of practices and perspectives that mitigate risk within...

  • How Kenyan businesses can improve their cyber security

    February 22, 2019 • East Africa, Features, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How Kenyan businesses can improve their cyber security

    According to a Kaspersky research, the first quarter of 2018 showed an overall increase in local threats infections (malware spread in local networks, by USBs, CDs, DVDs) with Kenya taking the first place with 61.8% of its users infected. And with the uptake...

  • Kenya: Major telecoms firm invests in cybersecurity business

    January 23, 2019 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Major telecoms firm invests in cybersecurity business

    The advent of technology and higher internet usage has made things easier and convenient for both businesses and individuals. However, this has brought with it the risk of cyber-attacks by hackers. A new cybersecurity report from Vodafone highlights that the...

  • Unlocking the 5G promise

    DDoS is the new spam…. here’s how to mitigate it

    January 23, 2019 • Features, SponsoredComments Off on DDoS is the new spam…. here’s how to mitigate it

    Always-on, always-connected apps can help power and transform your business – but for threat actors, they can also act as gateways to data beyond the protections of your firewalls. With most attacks happening at the application level, protecting the...

  • Unlocking the 5G promise

    Carbon Black receives five-star ratings for EDR solutions

    January 22, 2019 • SponsoredComments Off on Carbon Black receives five-star ratings for EDR solutions

      Carbon Black a leader in next-generation endpoint security delivered via the cloud, today announced it has received 112 five-star ratings from customers in the January 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Detection and Response...

  • Cyber incidents, major risks for financial services -study

    5 cybersecurity trends to look out for in 2019

    December 25, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on 5 cybersecurity trends to look out for in 2019

    Conversations around the strength of a company’s cybersecurity have never been more pertinent. We’re generating more data than we know how to deal with and our digital footprints are rapidly expanding. As the opportunities for cybercriminals proliferate,...

  • Sherry Zameer - Senior Vice President Internet of Things Solutions, CIS, Middle East and Africa region, Gemalto

    Top 5 trends set to impact African telcos in 2019 and beyond

    December 23, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Top 5 trends set to impact African telcos in 2019 and beyond

    Africa’s appetite for communications technology remains undimmed. Coming late to the telecommunications party, in a way, has proved to be advantageous: in many cases, African economies have been able to leapfrog directly to the latest technology,...

  • Unlocking the 5G promise

    F5 releases first annual Application Protection Report

    December 12, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on F5 releases first annual Application Protection Report

    A recently released report by F5 Networks has shed light on the frequency and nature of web application attacks. The first annual Application Protection Report from F5 surveyed 3,135 IT and security practitioners across the globe, while additional research...

  • BT to deliver the latest SD-WAN and Cyber Security services for IXOM

    December 11, 2018 • Company News, SecurityComments Off on BT to deliver the latest SD-WAN and Cyber Security services for IXOM

    BT has announced that it has signed a contract to deploy a new generation of network technology for IXOM, a market leader in chemicals manufacturing and distribution in Australia and New Zealand. It will see IXOM benefit from BT’s latest software-defined...

  • Festive fraud: this time it's personal

    Festive fraud: this time it’s personal

    December 6, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Festive fraud: this time it’s personal

    It’s a few weeks before Christmas. You want to surprise a family member with a new laptop, but you can’t decide which one. To find the right brand, you innocently reach out to your social media community to crowd-source some options. Suddenly, you...

  • Getting to grips with ‘Silent Cyber’

    December 4, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Getting to grips with ‘Silent Cyber’

    As cyber risk becomes more ubiquitous, costing the globe up to R8.6 trillion a year – attacks such as NotPetya and WannaCry remind us that digital world risks are moving into the physical world with crippling business interruption, legal fees and massive...

  • What small businesses don’t know – They are a target

    What small businesses don’t know – They are a target

    December 3, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on What small businesses don’t know – They are a target

    Small companies with under 50 employees have to deal with cyberthreats like everyone else, but unlike larger firms, they might not be able to prioritise IT security, with their focus being primarily on business growth. In fact, small businesses are appealing...

  • Why SMEs are especially vulnerable to cyber incidents

    Why SMEs are especially vulnerable to cyber incidents

    November 28, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Why SMEs are especially vulnerable to cyber incidents

    As cyber criminals become more sophisticated and confident, we are starting to see more high profile cyber breaches make headlines. However, with much attention placed on large-scale cyber incidents, we often forget that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)...