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Posts Tagged ‘cybersecurity’

  • 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...

  • Dimension Data releases IT predictions for 2017

    November 30, 2016 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data releases IT predictions for 2017

    Dimension Data has released their list of top IT predictions for 2017, and the focus on digital is set to remain the key trend in the industry for the next 12 months. Dimension Data’s Chief Technology Officer, Ettienne Reinecke says digital is about...

  • Asian and African banks are attacked using a Zero-day vulnerability

    November 23, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Asian and African banks are attacked using a Zero-day vulnerability

    Kaspersky Lab has discovered attacks which appear to be using a zero-day exploit (a malicious programme allowing additional malware to be silently installed) for the InPage text editor. InPage is a software package used by Urdu- and Arabic-speaking people and...

  • Kaspersky Lab’s Consumer Security Risks Survey 2016 released

    November 21, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab’s Consumer Security Risks Survey 2016 released

    Malware has become the most frequent online threat faced by consumers, reveals research from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. The research shows that over half (53%) of South African respondents have come across, or been targeted by malware online, with a...

  • Liberty launches tax-free investment app

    Online investment platform integrates blockchain technology

    November 2, 2016 • Finance, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Wealth Migrate is the first Fintech enabled online investment marketplace to integrate blockchain technology in a move that significantly enhances security and privacy protections for investors around the globe. Wealth Migrate Chief Information Officer Jaco...

  • Kaspersky Lab and Smart Africa Alliance to improve cybersecurity

    October 31, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab and Smart Africa Alliance to improve cybersecurity

    Kaspersky Lab has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Smart Africa Alliance on October 27 at the Kaspersky Lab headquarters in Moscow. The MoU which will see the two parties working together to drive improvement of protection of networks and...

  • The case for Security as a Service

    October 20, 2016 • SecurityComments Off on The case for Security as a Service

    Companies have been hard-pressed for many years to look for ways to do more with less, but when it comes to IT, more focus and budget is given to infrastructure, applications, backup and disaster recovery than IT security. This is arguably more critical to...

  • Age in no barrier to new technology

    Cybersecurity skills gap is a danger to businesses

    October 19, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Cybersecurity skills gap is a danger to businesses

    The number of cyber attacks being carried out globally is continuously growing, and has seen significant acceleration in the last five years. A recent study by PwC found that the number of cyber security incidents across all industries rose by 38% in 2015 –...

  • Cybersecurity skills gap is a danger to businesses

    October 18, 2016 • SecurityComments Off on Cybersecurity skills gap is a danger to businesses

    The number of cyber attacks being carried out globally is continuously growing, and has seen significant acceleration in the last five years. A recent study by PwC found that the number of cyber security incidents across all industries rose by 38% in 2015 –...

  • VMware and Google unveil strategic partnership

    ThisIsMe to use Blockchain technology

    October 12, 2016 • Finance, SecurityComments Off on ThisIsMe to use Blockchain technology

    ThisIsMe (TIM) has announced it will soon be launching blockchain technology to further enhance its current services of true identity (ID) verification, onboarding, background checks and KYC/AML (know-your-customer and anti-money laundering). “While often...

  • Great cybersecurity technologies need great people

    September 2, 2016 • SecurityComments Off on Great cybersecurity technologies need great people

    As chief technology officer, my primary mandate is to develop technologies to help our enterprise customers improve their security postures. As we cross our 300-patent milestone after 16 years in the business, I am encouraged by the good progress we have...

  • Exploring new ways of driving energy efficiency in data centre infrastructure

    Report: 1 in 10 SA businesses have experienced cyber attacks

    November 3, 2015 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Report: 1 in 10 SA businesses have experienced cyber attacks

    As South Africa’s Minister of State Security, David Mahlobo delivered his opening address at the State Security Cybersecurity Conference in Pretoria, new global research from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR) on cyber security revealed...

  • HP introduces smart printers for small businesses

    The Future of CyberSecurity

    January 14, 2015 • Company News, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on The Future of CyberSecurity

    October 2014 marked forty-five years since the very first message was sent over the net – Arpanet (the forerunner of the internet) that is. Back then we didn’t have firewalls; there was nothing to monitor suspicious activity. It was a trusted environment...

  • A Cybersecurity New Year’s Resolution: Simplify Security

    January 3, 2014 • FeaturesComments Off on A Cybersecurity New Year’s Resolution: Simplify Security

    With the closing of another year, we look ahead to 2014 and many of us turn our attention to New Year’s resolutions. Losing weight, quitting smoking or getting fitare all popular goals. But as our lives become more complex and harried, one resolution that...