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Posts Tagged ‘cybersecurity’

  • For a lot of football teams taking part in the 21st edition of the World Cup, cybersecurity has become a real worry for their travelling parties.

    Poor cybersecurity hygiene and risky application usage enables attacks

    September 11, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Poor cybersecurity hygiene and risky application usage enables attacks

    Fortinet has announced the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The report reveals that poor cybersecurity hygiene and risky application usage enables destructive worm-like attacks to take advantage of hot exploits at record speed....

  • Kenya: Nairobi County partners Cisco for deployment of Digital Business Roadmap

    Key industries need to improve security posture- Cisco Cybersecurity Report

    July 22, 2017 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Key industries need to improve security posture- Cisco Cybersecurity Report

    The Cisco® 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR) uncovers the rapid evolution of threats and the increasing magnitude of attacks, and forecasts potential “destruction of service”(DeOS) attacks. With the advent of the Internet of Things(IoT), key...

  • South Africa: TransUnion launches identity theft solution

    Cisco tackles ICT skills shortage in SA

    July 6, 2017 • Education, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco tackles ICT skills shortage in SA

    Cisco South Africa has launched a Cybersecurity Experience Centre at their Johannesburg office. The Centre also incorporates an Academy which will offer a MICT-SETA funded certified Cybersecurity training programme for unemployed youth. Cisco partnered with...

  • The youth prefers to bank smart with digital channels

    The Battle of Fintech vs Cybercrime

    July 5, 2017 • Finance, General, SecurityComments Off on The Battle of Fintech vs Cybercrime

    Bitcoin is now worth more than gold, and internet banking and mobile money usage globally has rocketed by 34% in the past six years. One thing has outpaced this growth, however: the rate of online fraud. “Cyber fraud is growing even faster than the move to...

  • Kenya: Internet Solutions ventures into Cyber Risk advisory

    24% of banks struggle to identify online banking customers

    June 20, 2017 • Finance, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 24% of banks struggle to identify online banking customers

    A survey conducted by Kaspersky lab has revealed that 24% of banks worldwide struggle with the identification of their customers when delivering digital and online banking services. According to the Financial Institutions Security Risks survey, 59% of banks...

  • South Africa: TransUnion launches identity theft solution

    6 steps to achieving cyber resilience

    June 7, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 6 steps to achieving cyber resilience

    Security should be the enabler of the digital world. The ability to detect, protect, remediate and recover from a cyber threat is critical. Cyber resilience has become an elevated topic of discussion at board level. This has received further attention as a...

  • Unpacking Bitcoin security

    The era of the conscious app

    June 2, 2017 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on The era of the conscious app

    The era of the app is on the up. There are no more limits. Programming and development are no longer restricted to technological tools – it is purely about the power of the idea. Experts predict that our minds are the only barriers to greater wisdom and...

  • Unpacking Bitcoin security

    Putting app security centre stage

    May 10, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on Putting app security centre stage

    A strong performance lives long in the memory. It is the ticket that ensures audiences return wanting more. In business, every company survives on delivering complete customer satisfaction. Yet, one bad experience can undermine confidence and trade can...

  • Urgent steps needed to close Africa’s high-end IT security skills gaps

    Is your Healthcare data safe?

    May 10, 2017 • HealthcareComments Off on Is your Healthcare data safe?

    In the all-out war for data, the healthcare industry is getting hit the hardest. Experian’s fourth annual 2017 Data Breach Industry Forecast states that healthcare organisations will be the most targeted sector for attack, with new and sophisticated attacks...

  • Microsoft aims to secure Internet of Things devices with its new Azure Sphere solution.

    Preventing intrusion in the age of blockchain and IoT

    March 15, 2017 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on Preventing intrusion in the age of blockchain and IoT

    The era of the Internet of Things (IoT) is here, bringing with it a host of ‘futuristic’ functionality, from fully smart buildings which can be monitored and controlled through a single handheld device, to smart health devices which can detect...

  • Take action or face the consequences says Forrester

    February 16, 2017 • General, Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on Take action or face the consequences says Forrester

    According to Forrester, 2017 will be a year of action. While the company has advised a strong focus on technology to improve customer experience, it has also warned that trying to play catch-up with early technology movers could spell disaster for companies...

  • Microsoft aims to secure Internet of Things devices with its new Azure Sphere solution.

    Fortinet extends Security Fabric into IOT

    February 6, 2017 • Internet of Things, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Fortinet extends Security Fabric into IOT

    Fortinet recently announced the extension of the Fortinet Security Fabric to defend enterprises against the exponentially increasing cyber threats posed by the Internet of Things (IoT). Fortinet’s Security Fabric delivers the visibility, integration,...

  • PoPI requires effective data management structures

    Availability, trust and security trends for African businesses in 2017

    February 3, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Availability, trust and security trends for African businesses in 2017

    A look at the evolution of data availability and associated issues that have the potential to transform ordinary businesses, power new business models, enable innovation, and deliver greater value. Take a look below at our 2017 IT Trends for South Africa....

  • Saicom partners with Thinkst Canary

    January 30, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Saicom partners with Thinkst Canary

    Telecommunications and network solutions provider, Saicom Voice Services has partnered with Thinkst Canary to offer honeypot managed service. The service, which complements the company’s existing network security solution, benefits businesses that want to...

  • Urgent steps needed to close Africa’s high-end IT security skills gaps

    Fortifying wireless security key to a robust network

    January 27, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on Fortifying wireless security key to a robust network

    Most organizations think they have their security taken care of but ironically, CIOs today are not accounting for how their network is actually accessed. A single user may be logged on through multiple devices: a phone, a tablet, and a laptop. There could...

  • Superbalist adopts new technologies to speed up browsing

    Tips for staying safe online during the festive season

    December 14, 2016 • Retail, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Tips for staying safe online during the festive season

    As the popularity of online shopping increases, so does the likelihood of falling foul of cybercrooks, not necessarily because they are putting in extra effort during the festive season, but simply because more of us are doing more online shopping at this...