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Posts Tagged ‘cyber’

  • Organisations aren’t positioned to tackle Cyber demands, survey reveals

    October 24, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Organisations aren’t positioned to tackle Cyber demands, survey reveals

    The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is driving change and digitalisation at an exciting pace, says global accounting organisation, Deloitte. New markets are being created and with every innovation, the world becomes more and more digitally connected. ...

  • IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week

    October 14, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week

    It’s been another insightful week in the world of tech. From new innovations and digital transformation, growing economies to emerging startups, here is a round up of some of the popular stories for the week. Here is a round up of the tops stories of...

  • SWIFT publishes new API standard for Pre-authorisation of funds

    A new phase in fight against financial crime

    September 29, 2018 • Finance, SecurityComments Off on A new phase in fight against financial crime

    To build better customer relationships and increase profits, enterprises must converge their fraud and compliance solutions and remove the siloes that allow sophisticated criminals to take advantage. The fraud industry has evolved in the last ten years —...

  • Uhuru Kenyatta

    Kenyan president signs controversial cyber-crimes law

    May 18, 2018 • East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenyan president signs controversial cyber-crimes law

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday, 16 May 2018 signed into law a sweeping cyber-crimes act criminalising fake news and online bullying, with clauses that critics argue could stifle press freedom. In response to Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta...

  • No environment is immune to cyber attacks-Check Point study reveals

    Kaspersky launches online cybersecurity training

    November 16, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky launches online cybersecurity training

    On Thursday, 16th November 2017, Kaspersky Lab revealed that the company has launched Cybersecurity for IT Teams Online. The program is a new interactive training course designed to help IT teams develop their basic information security skills. The skills...

  • Nigeria cybercrime

    Nigeria: EFCC Arrest 100 Students for Various Cybercrimes

    August 16, 2017 • Security, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: EFCC Arrest 100 Students for Various Cybercrimes

    According to a report by Nigerian Communications Week, over 100 undergraduates of tertiary institutions across the Southwest of Nigeria have been detained for various cybercrimes by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

  • Research reveals how criminals target fax machines to take over networks and spread malware

    The likelihood of being hacked is at an all time high – it’s time to up your security game

    July 31, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on The likelihood of being hacked is at an all time high – it’s time to up your security game

    Two significant events happened recently. One positive, the other, cripplingly negative. First the good: The International Labour Organization recently recognised cybersecurity as part of World Day for Safety and Health at Work, as being hacked does not just...

  • Cyber attacks moving to mobile

    RSA delivers ‘Hunter Packs’, equips RSA NetWitness Suite for threat detection and response

    July 21, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on RSA delivers ‘Hunter Packs’, equips RSA NetWitness Suite for threat detection and response

    RSA, a Dell Technologies business, has unveiled updates and enhancements to the RSA NetWitness Suite that gives analysts the industry’s most advanced threat detection and response solution to discover, contain and ultimately eradicate threats. The “Hunter...

  • Are travel agents ready for the new payment security standards?

    A New Approach to Cybersecurity: ‘Trust No One and No Thing’

    July 14, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on A New Approach to Cybersecurity: ‘Trust No One and No Thing’

    Today’s cybersecurity threats have matured well beyond viruses, and the stakes have grown too. While cyberattack on users’ identities and bank accounts continue to dominate headlines, it is no longer just data that’s at stake as the Internet of Things...

  • Nigerians warned of imminent Cyber Attack

    July 3, 2017 • Security, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigerians warned of imminent Cyber Attack

    Companies across Nigeria have been warned about the reality that the global wave of ransomeware attacks, namely Petya/GoldenEye and WanaCry, will almost certainly hit Nigeria as well in the not too distant future. This warning was issued this week by the...

  • Guard your digital ID or face getting fired

    May 25, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on Guard your digital ID or face getting fired

    Safeguarding our digital identities will become a crucial task in our near futures as the digital and cyber worlds increasingly merge. Passwords and two-factor security rule the online world for most of us but in the near future biometrics will play a leading...

  • How to protect your PC from viruses.

    The dark, dangerous, and insanely profitable world of DDoS attacks

    May 24, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on The dark, dangerous, and insanely profitable world of DDoS attacks

    Imagine a business model with a 95 percent profit margin. As wonderful as this sound, this business is certainly not something that most would want to get into. We’re talking, of course, about the criminal enterprise of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)...

  • Google urges Android device-makers to roll out OS security patches regularly

    What motivates people to become cybercriminals

    May 10, 2017 • General, SecurityComments Off on What motivates people to become cybercriminals

    We know that cybercriminals are almost always seeking financial gain, but it seems that this is not usually what young cybercriminals have in mind when they take their first steps over to the “dark side”, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South...

  • Cyber attacks moving to mobile

    Digital transformation does not happen haphazardly

    January 27, 2017 • Digital Transformation, SecurityComments Off on Digital transformation does not happen haphazardly

    South African businesses, like millions worldwide are embracing digital technologies with fervor. They bring seemingly endless opportunities to streamline workflows, increase productivity, enhance customer interactions, improve agility and increase...

  • Zambia invests in fight against cybercrime

    March 2, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    With cybercrime increasing, the Zambia Information Communications Authority (ZICTA) announced on Thursday, that it was investing some ZMK 1.3 billion ($582 000) in battling online criminal activity. The money will go towards creating a Computer Incident...

  • Safeguarding Kenya’s cyber highway

    September 22, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Safeguarding Kenya’s cyber highway

    Safeguarding the Kenyan cyber highway from virtual fraudsters and other malignant cyber characters is vital. Our dependence on ICT is steadily growing and is present in many different aspects of our lives...