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Posts Tagged ‘Cyberthreats’

  • INTERVIEW: Kaspersky Chief Business Officer on transforming the cybersecurity industry

    INTERVIEW: Kaspersky Chief Business Officer on transforming the cybersecurity industry

    August 27, 2019 • People, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on INTERVIEW: Kaspersky Chief Business Officer on transforming the cybersecurity industry

    Chief Business Officer of Kaspersky Lab, Alexander Moiseev has been a part of the Kaspersky family since 2006. According to the company, he is also one of the driving forces behind Kaspersky’s technology and innovation investments in transportation systems...

  • Africa’s top startups to compete in the AfricArena Summit

    Startups invited to join the Kaspersky Open Innovations Program

    May 28, 2019 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Startups invited to join the Kaspersky Open Innovations Program

    Kaspersky Lab has launched a new initiative to foster collaboration with innovative tech-based startups. The Kaspersky Open Innovations Program will enable startups to expand their potential customer base by joining a globally recognised brand in the...

  • Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

    Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

    May 21, 2019 • East Africa, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda

    Kaspersky Lab has announced plans to open a new office in Kigali, Rwanda, to support the rapid growth of its business in East Africa. The decision to open a new office was made during Eugene Kaspersky’s visit to Rwanda where he met with H.E Paul Kagame,...

  • 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...

  • How Kenyan businesses can improve their cyber security

    February 22, 2019 • East Africa, Features, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How Kenyan businesses can improve their cyber security

    According to a Kaspersky research, the first quarter of 2018 showed an overall increase in local threats infections (malware spread in local networks, by USBs, CDs, DVDs) with Kenya taking the first place with 61.8% of its users infected. And with the uptake...

  • Malicious crypto-mining increased by over 83 percent in 2018

    AppleJeus: Lazarus group hunts cryptocurrency exchanges using macOS malware

    August 26, 2018 • North Africa, SecurityComments Off on AppleJeus: Lazarus group hunts cryptocurrency exchanges using macOS malware

    Researchers in Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) have discovered AppleJeus – a new malicious operation by the infamous Lazarus group. The attackers penetrated the network of a cryptocurrency exchange in Asia using Trojanized...

  • Kenya: Internet Solutions ventures into Cyber Risk advisory

    New Embedded Systems Security to close Compliance Gap

    June 12, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on New Embedded Systems Security to close Compliance Gap

    With the tactics of cybercriminals becoming ever more sophisticated, and with regulatory pressures also mounting, financial enterprises are up against increasing hurdles when it comes to future-proofing their ATMs, Point of Sale systems and Point of Service...

  • Black Friday: The increase of financial phishing during festive season

    November 17, 2016 • Retail, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Black Friday: The increase of financial phishing during festive season

    The number of financial phishing attacks is expected to rise during the Holiday season which starts unofficially on so-called Black Friday and continues through Cyber Monday and Christmas. Retrospective research by Kaspersky Lab specialists shows that, over...

  • Workplaces not ready for cyber threats of tomorrow

    October 13, 2016 • SecurityComments Off on Workplaces not ready for cyber threats of tomorrow

    Dimension Data published a white paper that examines the need for organisations to transform in order to allow employees to work in more mobile workspaces. In fact, enterprises that fail to offer employees a flexible, autonomous, and creative work environment...

  • Kaspersky Lab presents META region threat landscape

    April 23, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab presents META region threat landscape

    Witnessing cyberthreats expanding and becoming more complicated each year, Kaspersky Lab pays special attention to sharing expertise. On April 20-24 within Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa held in Budapest, Hungary,...

  • Middle East: 64% believe mobile data lacks security

    October 19, 2011 • SecurityComments Off on Middle East: 64% believe mobile data lacks security

    In a survey carried out at Gitex, 64% of respondents said they wouldn’t be confident that data stored on a mobile device belonging to their organization would be secure in the event it was lost or stolen. The survey, carried out by global IT and data...