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Posts Tagged ‘cybersecurity’

  • Why the Bluekeep vulnerability is a big deal

    ESET announces smartphone-based 2FA solution

    April 3, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on ESET announces smartphone-based 2FA solution

    Global cybersecurity company, ESET, has announced that it has made its smartphone-based 2FA solution, ESET Secure Authentication (ESA), available via its 4000+ strong MSP Partner’s Program ESA can be leveraged within ESET’s proven daily billing...

  • Steer clear of malicious programs pretending to be TV shows

    April 1, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Steer clear of malicious programs pretending to be TV shows

    Cybercriminals are actively using new episodes of popular TV shows to distribute malware, research by Kaspersky Lab has found. Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and Arrow are the shows receiving the most attention from attackers. These and other findings are...

  • 2018 is the 'Year of the Next-Gen cyberattack'-Carbon Black report

    2018 is the ‘Year of the Next-Gen cyberattack’-Carbon Black report

    March 27, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on 2018 is the ‘Year of the Next-Gen cyberattack’-Carbon Black report

    According to a global security report released in January 2019, a new breed of cyberattacks, seemingly fuelled by geopolitical tension between western democracies and countries including China, Russia and North Korea, is emerging – this against a background...

  • Intellectual property protection vital in digital world says Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab appoints new Enterprise Sales Manager

    March 26, 2019 • East Africa, People, SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab appoints new Enterprise Sales Manager

    Bethwel Opil has been appointed as the Enterprise Sales Manager for Kaspersky Lab in Kenya. The appointment will see Opil continue to support and grow strong market alignment for the Kaspersky Lab brand locally with particular focus on the East African...

  • Fighting the new heist frontiers of cyberspace with multi-faceted solutions

    Understanding a cybercrook’s thinking to make people your first defence against phishing

    March 22, 2019 • Security, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Understanding a cybercrook’s thinking to make people your first defence against phishing

    Ransomware attacks worldwide rose by 350 per cent from 2016 to 2017 says a recent special report by SC Magazine sponsored by Cofense, a provider of intelligent phishing defence solutions. “Security pros constantly invent better mousetraps, but the mice...

  • Facebook stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of passwords in plaintext

    March 22, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Facebook stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of passwords in plaintext

    Go change your Facebook password right now because it could be compromised. The social media company admitted in a blog post on Thursday that it has stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords in plaintext for years. This essentially left passwords...

  • Cyber incidents, major risks for financial services -study

    Cyber incidents, major risks for financial services -study

    March 16, 2019 • Finance, SecurityComments Off on Cyber incidents, major risks for financial services -study

    The financial services industry’s biggest risks are cyber incidents, which are increasingly bringing significant disruption and financial losses to the industry. Cyber incidents take the top spot for two years running with a response rate of 46% versus 51%...

  • Futurists believe majority of businesses unprepared for digital future

    Aurecon chooses Orange Business Services as its IT services partner

    March 13, 2019 • Digital TransformationComments Off on Aurecon chooses Orange Business Services as its IT services partner

    Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has selected Orange Business Services, a global technology integrator, to manage its global communications infrastructure, including SD-WAN and cybersecurity services, across 60 sites in more than...

  • A successful Public Talk on emerging tech

    A successful Public Talk on emerging tech

    March 7, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on A successful Public Talk on emerging tech

    The free Public Talk held at Bank of Namibia last Friday was a sell-out success.  Blockchain Technology, Crypto Currency, FinTech and Cybersecurity continue to be red-hot issues that are sure to draw a crowd and inspire lively debate. Dr Joachim Bald of...

  • Fighting the new heist frontiers of cyberspace with multi-faceted solutions

    Hidden malware: exposed!

    March 1, 2019 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Hidden malware: exposed!

    Cybersecurity continues to climb the priority list for organisations of all sizes and, with things changing as quickly as they do and new threats being introduced daily, not to mention attackers continuously evolving their approaches, it’s difficult to keep...

  • Privileged Credential Abuse contributes to 74 Percent of data breaches

    Privileged Credential Abuse contributes to 74 Percent of data breaches

    February 28, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Privileged Credential Abuse contributes to 74 Percent of data breaches

      Centrify, a provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, has announced results of a new survey revealing that most IT decision makers are not prioritizing Privileged Access Management (PAM) practices and solutions, despite...

  • Universities beware the Stolen Pencil ATP

    February 28, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Universities beware the Stolen Pencil ATP

    There is a new advanced persistent threat (APT) in the global village and it’s called ‘Stolen Pencil’, because it apparently targets academic institutions. “We say ‘new’ threat,” says Bryan Hamman, territory manager for sub-Saharan Africa at...

  • The 3 main business risks Botswana faces in 2019

    The 3 main business risks Botswana faces in 2019

    February 20, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on The 3 main business risks Botswana faces in 2019

    One of the most important trends to emerge in recent years is that it is increasingly difficult to identify individual risks in isolation. Business, society and culture are all complex and that gives rise to an interconnected risk landscape which requires an...

  • How to protect your heart and money from Romantic Phishing

    February 14, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How to protect your heart and money from Romantic Phishing

    Kaspersky Lab experts have detected a sharp increase in phishing activities from criminals offering users various romantic goods on the eve of St. Valentine’s Day. The total number of user attempts to visit fraudulent websites with a romantic theme that...

  • Dark data is creating major security blind spot for most companies

    Government CIOs to invest in cybersecurity and data analytics in 2019

    January 24, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Government CIOs to invest in cybersecurity and data analytics in 2019

    Cloud solutions, cybersecurity and analytics are the top technologies targeted for new and additional spending by public sector CIOs in 2018, while data center infrastructure is the most commonly targeted for cost savings, according to a survey from...