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Cybersecurity South Africa

Good News: Crypto-Mining Attacks Decline Across Africa

In Q2 2022, Kaspersky solutions detected 40,788 new modifications of miners. According to Kaspersky Security Network data, in the African region, the number of home users affected by cryptominers in Q2 of 2022 decreased slightly compared to the previous...

The Current & Future State of Smart OT Security

It’s no surprise that security and network professionals working in operational technology (OT) environments are eager to take advantage of the emerging capabilities of digital transformation. Adopting modern technologies like cloud computing, machine automation, and the Internet of Things (IoT) across the industrial...

The Crypto Collapse & Rising DDoS Smart Attacks

During Q2 2022, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks reached a new level as the share of smart attacks and average duration saw steep increases. Compared to the previous year, the average duration of a DDoS attack rose 100...

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...

Liquid Launches Africa’s First Cyber-Security “Fusion” Centre

Liquid Cyber Security, an arm of pan-African Cassava Technologies group, today announced the launch of the first of its planned matrix of Cyber Security Fusion Centres in Johannesburg, South Africa. With this Fusion Centre, Liquid aims to bolster the cyber...

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...

Nigerian Organisations Among Those Targeted by Worldwide Spy Hack

Experts at Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky have brought to light a poorly detected backdoor program known as "SessionManager" that was set up as a malicious module within the Internet Information Services (IIS), a popular web server edited by Microsoft. Once...

How a Career in Cybersecurity Can Secure Your Future

According to a salary and hiring report by the professional recruitment group, Michael Page, cybersecurity is one of the top in-demand technology jobs in South Africa. Cybersecurity is an issue of critical importance and companies are prioritising hiring talent with...

These Are the Cyber Dangers Still Faced by SA’s SMEs

Internet security provider Kaspersky says that small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and other small businesses in South Africa are still facing many threats from cyber criminals and threat actors. What's worse is that many small business owners do not...

Vodacom & Accenture Join Forces for Bespoke Cybersecurity

South African telco Vodacom and Ireland-based IT services company Accenture have partnered to launch Vodacom Managed Security services through Vodacom Business. The partnership was publically announced yesterday via press release. Vodacom Managed Security services is a new solution that creates...
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Ericsson & MTN Collaborate for Digital Skills & Sustainability

Ericsson and MTN Group have unveiled a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024 in...
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