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4 Security Tips to Stay Safe Online this Festive Season

It’s that time of year when businesses begin winding down for the holidays, employees are setting their out of office messages and people are starting to say, “We’ll touch base in January.” While many organisations will be taking a break...

Cybersecurity in Government: Unmasking the Top Challenges Faced by Public Institutions

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected through the digital realm, the importance of cybersecurity cannot be overstated, especially within the public sector. Government agencies are entrusted with vast amounts of sensitive data and critical infrastructure, making them prime targets...

Rising Cybersecurity Threat Calls for Strategic Realignment in the Public Sector

Africa's Cybercrime landscape is a cause for great concern. In Interpol's latest African Cyberthreat Assessment Report clearly indicates the rising threat of cybercrime for governments. The rapid advancement and interconnectivity of technology is a breeding ground for complex attacks...

Will Hybrid be the Break in the Clouds for Data Protection?

Imagine a world without emails or e-commerce. Practically everything we do today in both our personal and professional lives is in one way or another connected to the Internet. And while our worlds are becoming more interconnected by the...

The 4 Biggest Cyberthreats Affecting SA’s Government Institutions

South African government departments, organisations across industry sectors regardless of size, and even private individuals online all face the constant risk of being victims of a cyberattack, according to Russia-based international cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. While this is not a unique...

Public Sector Cybersecurity Summit: The Real Cost of Not Knowing

Investing time and money into cybersecurity practices has changed from being 'a nice-to-have' to a definite must-have in the daily operations of any modern enterprise, but when it comes to public sector organisations, understanding and investing in proper cybersecurity...

Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare Organizations Increased 94%, According to Sophos

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has published a new sectoral survey report, “The State of Ransomware in Healthcare 2022.” The findings reveal a 94% increase in ransomware attacks on the organizations surveyed in this sector. In 2021, 66%...

How to Stop the Costliest Internet Scams

According to Steve Flynn, Sales and Marketing Director at ESET Southern Africa, it’s long past time organisations get a handle on business email compromise scams which generated more losses for victims in 2021 than any other type of cybercrime. While...

Understanding the Risks to Cryptocurrency Trading

Alongside self-fertilizing crops and low-carbon shipping, cryptocurrencies have made the World Economic Forum (WEF) list of top tech trends in 2022 bolstered by research by the Thomson Reuters Foundation that describes it as moving from the ‘fringes of finance...

Need an Edge to Your Business? Take a Fresh Look At Your Security Strategy

As we all start to get a better view of what the future might hold, organisations need to look again at their security strategy. But first, we need to take stock. After the initial shock of lockdowns and mass remote...
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Plan Ahead with Bolt: Book Your Ride In Advance

Bolt has launched its 'Scheduled Rides' feature allowing users to book rides up to 72 hours in advance. This feature...
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