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Cybercrime Africa

Opinion: Are Online Scams Undermining Trust in SA Government Services?

Protecting citizens when they interact with digital government services is fast becoming a top priority for governments around the world. The astonishing growth of the global cybercrime industry and the perceived ease at which threat actors imitate trusted brands and...

The Metaverse Reality Check that Your Business Needs

From virtual meetings to immersive 3D customer experiences or even property tours, the Metaverse will transform the way that companies operate. Gartner predicts that by 2026, a quarter of us will spend at least one hour a day in...

How AI & Machine Learning Can Provide Defense Against Cybercrime

Nowadays, threat actors are leaning on new tools and techniques to improve the efficiency of their attacks. Only artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning move quickly enough to defend organisations in this evolving cyber threat landscape. “In the past three...

Phising Scams Surge 234% in Africa, Especially in Tech Powerhouses

New data from Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky reveals that the prevalence of phishing and social engineering scams has increased significantly in Africa in Q2 2022 in comparison with the previous quarter. The company’s security solutions detected 10,722,886 phishing attacks in...

Talking Public Sector Cybersecurity with Nclose – ITNA Digital Innovation Podcast EP 6

This week's podcast is sponsored by the Public Sector Cybersecurity Summit held on the 2nd and 3rd of August 2022. This virtual event will have all the information you and your public organisation will need to prepare yourself for...

The 4 Biggest Cyberthreats Affecting SA’s Government Institutions

South African government departments, organisations across industry sectors regardless of size, and even private individuals online all face the constant risk of being victims of a cyberattack, according to Russia-based international cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. While this is not a unique...

Rubrik Security Cloud Secures Data Across Enterprise, Cloud, & SaaS

Rubrik, the zero trust data security company, has announced Rubrik Security Cloud to secure customers’ data, wherever it lives, across enterprise, cloud, and SaaS. Despite investments in infrastructure security tools, cybercriminals are still getting through to the data. ‘It’s time...

1 in 3 Untrained Employees Will Click on a Phishing Link – New Report

KnowBe4, one of the world’s largest cyber-security awareness training companies and simulated phishing platform provider, has released the new 2022 Phishing by Industry Benchmarking Report to measure an organisation’s Phish-prone Percentage (PPP), which indicates how many of their employees...

Update Your Security Strategy Based on Key Information Learned About Threat Actors, Advises Netskope

The reality of the cyber threats posed today is that many threat actors are not rogue operators acting on their own but are, instead, working as part of sophisticated and organised groups, collaborating with other groups within a wider...

Are Phishing Attacks Targeting Crypto on the Rise?

Experts at Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky have taken a close look at the phishing pages aimed at potential crypto investors as well as the malicious files that are distributed under the names of the 20 most popular cryptocurrency wallets. Since...
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African Fintech Giant Ranked as Fastest-Growing

The world’s leading financial publication confirmed Moniepoint’s accolade in its annual “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies” survey, released yesterday. It...
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