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Cybersecurity Awareness

Why Employee Mistakes are the Biggest Cybersecurity Threat and How to Train Them

With almost 88% of data breaches being caused by employee mistakes, a strong human risk management program with regular employee training and cybersecurity awareness is critical, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET Southern Africa. Ask any cybersecurity specialist about...

Awareness and Training Are Key in Defending Your Company from Blended Cyber-Threats

While blended cybersecurity threats are not new, they are fairly sophisticated and multi-staged in nature, meaning that they are difficult to protect against and can pose a considerable threat to organisations’ IT environments. A blended threat typically uses and exploits...

Can You Hack-Proof the Cloud?

The cost and impact of cybercrime are climbing by around 15% every year, according to a 2020 report in Cybercrime Magazine, and is expected to cost $10,5 trillion globally by 2025. This makes cybercrime, they argue, more profitable than...

Unpacking Lessons from Ransomeware Attacks in 2021

It’s nearly impossible to read the news without seeing at least one headline blaring about a breach, hack or attack. In the USA, the Colonial Pipeline experienced a Darkside ransomware attack that affected more than 10, 000 gas stations. Virgin...

Why People Should Invest in a Culture of Zero Trust Security

During a preview of this year’s RSA conference, a team from Orange Cyberdefense demonstrated a range of pretty scary scenarios of what can happen when malicious actors take control over a user’s home router. These range from duping users...

How to Create a Culture of Cybersecurity

Security. This is a word that can make a grown CFO tremble and an entire SOC crumble. It is the word that captures a complex landscape littered with complexity, cybercriminals and technology. It defines how well an organisation adheres to...

Why Cyber Attacks are Technology’s ‘Natural’ Disasters

The SolarWinds attack was stunning in its scope and scale. If it were an earthquake, it would be 9.9 on the Richter scale. As digital transformation accelerates in 2021 and beyond—and applications accelerate as central enablers of business and...

5 Trends to Consider When Developing a Cybersecurity Awareness Training Program

Among the wide range of reasons that cause cybersecurity incidents, inappropriate use of IT resources by employees remains a challenge for businesses. In 2019, half (52% enterprise, 50% SMBs) of companies faced a data breach because of this, as revealed...

5 Steps to Protect Yourself and Employees from Android-Based Cyber Threats

While nearly 9 in 10 companies not only allow but actually rely on their employees to access critical business apps using their personal devices, according to a recent Fortinet Threat Landscape Report, Android-based malware now represents 14% of all cyber threats. In...
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