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  • No one is to be trusted when it comes to online data

    No one is to be trusted when it comes to online data

    November 9, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on No one is to be trusted when it comes to online data

    A new study of mid-size businesses and consumers reveals that many are confused and lack trust when it comes to the privacy and security of their online data and behaviour. The research, which covered six countries in Europe and North America, found that...

  • Your digital identity could be on sale for less than $50

    Your digital identity could be on sale for less than $50

    November 6, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Your digital identity could be on sale for less than $50

    While many of us have heard of, or even fallen victim to, cybercrimes such as data and identity theft, it seems that relatively few know the value of the information stolen from us. A new study from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that while our identity may not...

  • How you can keep your organisation safe from mobile threats during the holidays

    How CISOs can maintain corporate privacy as employees adopt emerging technologies

    November 5, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on How CISOs can maintain corporate privacy as employees adopt emerging technologies

    Today’s workforce is increasingly comprised of millennials and other tech-savvy individuals that are accustomed to using technology in every aspect of their lives. As new technology emerges, this group of employees expects a seamless user experience across...

  • Schneider Electricity launches new power quality meter

    Schneider Electricity launches new power quality meter

    October 30, 2018 • Industries, Mining & EnergyComments Off on Schneider Electricity launches new power quality meter

    Schneider Electric, energy management and automation company, has launched the world’s most advanced, most accurate power quality meter, the PowerLogic ION9000 series. With rapid advancements in IoT, event analytics, and accuracy, this newest addition...

  • Kaspersky Lab uncovers vulnerability in Windows OS

    Kaspersky Lab helps build skilled capacity with SABRIC

    October 29, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab helps build skilled capacity with SABRIC

    Kaspersky Lab has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed with the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) in October 2017 and plans to renew the MOU for a further year, following its success. The MOU has seen Kaspersky Lab...

  • Networks Unlimited Africa and Cofense stand against phishing

    Scholars beware: phishing fraudsters hunt for university credentials

    October 27, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Scholars beware: phishing fraudsters hunt for university credentials

    Kaspersky Lab urges academics to be careful online: the company’s researchers have detected multiple cyberattacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries, including South Africa, where several well-known universities have experienced at least...

  • ESET launches security solutions to protect constantly connected users

    ESET launches security solutions to protect constantly connected users

    October 26, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on ESET launches security solutions to protect constantly connected users

    The latest version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Internet Security and ESET Smart Security Premium that offers fortified multilayered protection, enhanced IoT protection, product referral and a new security report feature is released today. Users can rely on...

  • Email security essential in the digital age

    Email security essential in the digital age

    October 24, 2018 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on Email security essential in the digital age

    A relationship that began many years ago with the migration of the Syrex secure email gateway services to Mimecast has evolved into a partnership for the future as companies need to become increasingly cyber resilient to protect themselves against malicious...

  • What to know before giving into ransom demands

    What to know before giving into ransom demands

    October 18, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on What to know before giving into ransom demands

    Despite small and medium enterprises (SMEs) becoming increasingly popular targets for cybercriminals, many remain completely unprotected in this regard. As a result, when faced with a ransomware attack, there is often a lack of preparation and awareness...

  • The changing risk and liability landscape - The road to Autonomous driving

    The changing risk and liability landscape – The road to Autonomous driving

    October 16, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on The changing risk and liability landscape – The road to Autonomous driving

    Modern corporate risk and liability exposures can arise from many sources, including third parties, supply chains, products, IT security, new technology and the environment. Global Risk Dialogue examines current and emerging risk management and insurance...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    Cloud computing: Understanding future tech today

    October 8, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Cloud computing: Understanding future tech today

    Cloud computing is a powerful enabler of growth and innovation. It provides access to the advanced infrastructure needed to run sophisticated applications, and the flexibility of increasing or decreasing capacity to meet a business’ demands. In conjunction...

  • Cyber incidents, major risks for financial services -study

    The DNA of cybersecurity failure

    October 6, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on The DNA of cybersecurity failure

    Cybersecurity has become one of the most important aspects determining the safety of companies, governments and individuals in the modern age. Headline-grabbing examples of major cybersecurity breaches have become increasingly commonplace, from the Sony...

  • How you can keep your organisation safe from mobile threats during the holidays

    Basic cyber hygiene practices that go a long way

    October 5, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Basic cyber hygiene practices that go a long way

    When on the job at a corporate office, a healthcare organization, or an academic institution or government agency, or even when you are working from a local coffee shop, restaurant, or home office, your organization’s online safety and security is a...

  • How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    October 3, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    The last few years have seen a massive rise in the number of data breaches affecting major organisations. Alongside this, security challenges are changing fast. Pimply hackers in basements have morphed into sophisticated criminal networks, and viruses have...

  • ESET researchers discover the first-ever UEFI rootkit

    ESET researchers discover the first-ever UEFI rootkit

    October 3, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on ESET researchers discover the first-ever UEFI rootkit

    ESET researchers discovered a cyberattack that used a UEFI rootkit to establish a presence on the victims’ computers. Dubbed LoJax by ESET, this rootkit was part of a campaign run by the infamous Sednit group against several high-profile targets in Central...