As 2015 approaches Fortinet and its threat research division FortiGuard Labs, have taken a look ahead to determine the most significant cyber security threats of the upcoming New Year – both from the perspective of a Black Hat hacker, as well as a Threat...
October 13, 2014 •
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Security experts from Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team share the security measures they use to protect their own communications via email, instant messaging tools, smartphones, and while browsing over computer networks and interacting with...
July 28, 2014 •
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The number of cyber threats are growing, but most enterprises still feel unprepared to deal with them. The answer lies in expert assistance and formalised plans, says Networks Unlimited. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director of Arbor Networks distributor Networks...
January 22, 2014 •
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Failing to improve cyber security could cost the world economy dearly. This according to a new report released today by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with McKinsey & Company. The Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected World report...
December 4, 2013 •
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Newspaper headlines that the international space station might have been compromised by a computer virus might be sensational and grab much attention, but seem far removed from everyday organsations and businesses most of us work for and with. But the...
With a dire lack of skills to counter South Africa’s spiralling instances of cyber fraud, it is little surprise that the country ranks third among those most targeted for cyber attacks. So claims Professor Basie von Solms, Director of the University of...
South African Minister of Communications, Yunus Carrim, inaugurated the country’s first National Cyber Security Advisory Council (NCAC ) today. The role of the NCAC will be to advise the South African government on cyber security policy and technical...
January 8, 2013 •
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You are a businessman or an expert responsible for critical decisions related to IT security, but you have a tough schedule. You are hunting for any piece of information that will illuminate the latest trends and facilitate obtaining more expertise in this...
July 6, 2012 •
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Huawei Founder and CEO, Mr. Ren Zhengfei, has outlined Huawei’s commitment to enrich life through communications and to address the issue of cyber security challenges within the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. Mr. Ren also...
South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) today announced it would lead the development of a new voluntary code of practice to improve cyber security for end-users. Known as the icode, and developed in conjunction with...
November 30, 2011 •
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For years now, we in the cyber security industry have been saying an explosion of mobile malware is just around the corner. Beginning in earnest this year, we have indeed observed a marked increase in threats targeting mobile devices – particularly the...
September 29, 2011 •
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Despite increasing concerns about the safeguarding of vital corporate and client information databases and a global drive towards stronger regulation regarding privacy, the vast majority of businesses have only limited capabilities in place to detect and...
Most internet users are aware of the very common phishing attacks, blanket emails sent out en masse with links to infected sites that try to gather your personal information, and have taken the necessary steps to protect themselves from this and other cyber...