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New home working cyber threats, and how to mitigate against them

By Industry Contributor 21 May 2021

As distributed work continues to become an everyday norm for countries around the globe, it is important for organisations to consider the impact this new work scenario is having upon the cyber-security landscape. Chris Mayers... FULL STORY >

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New phishing scheme spreading worldwide

By Staff Writer 20 May 2021

The simplicity of a recently discovered phishing scheme originating from the Middle East has seen fraudsters in other countries copying it, putting mobile users’ financial information at risk, warns Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - The Importance of a Security culture in Zero Trust Security Models

By Industry Contributor 14 May 2021

Anna Collard, SVP Content Strategy & Evangelist at KnowBe4 AFRICA, explains the importance of Zero Trust security. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight: How to secure IoT devices

By Industry Contributor 14 May 2021

Hayden Sadler explains why a new tiered approach is needed to secure, store and analyse data collected from IoT devices. FULL STORY >

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World Password Day: Special day to take care of your passwords and cybersecurity

By Staff Writer 6 May 2021

So important has cybersecurity become that every year there is a day dedicated to encouraging good password hygiene - and it's today. FULL STORY >

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Old but gold: 14% of PC users in South Africa still running end-of-life Windows 7 OS

By Staff Writer 4 May 2021

A concern for cybersecurity is that 14% of PC users in South Africa are still using the end-of-life OS Windows 7, which stopped receiving support a year ago. FULL STORY >

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Short on skills, big on threat: The security challenges explained

By Staff Writer 3 May 2021

Amidst the challenge of limited cybersecurity skills, there is a pressing need to empower women within the cybersecurity space. Anna Collard explains. FULL STORY >

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Mimecast Report - 85% of SA organisations were hurt by lack of cyber preparedness in 2020

By Staff Writer 23 April 2021

Annual “The State of Email Security” report also finds 47% were infected by ransomware. FULL STORY >

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The impact of cybersecurity on healthcare and the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

By Industry Contributor 21 April 2021

Cyber criminals are well known for taking advantage of any opportunity, and the largest vaccine rollout in history is no exception. Fortinet's Troy Ament explains how hackers are attacking this critical supply... FULL STORY >

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Increase in ransomware attacks on SA companies, says Nclose

By Staff Writer 13 April 2021

South Africa is firmly in the sights of international cybercrime syndicates, who have been ramping up their attacks on local companies in the past six months, warns Nclose. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: Paying ransomware demands does not pay off

By Staff Writer 31 March 2021

Nearly half of ransomware victims in South Africa pay the ransom, but fewer still see their full data returned, according to Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Cybercrime worries on the increase, but Africa’s mobile users loath to leave WhatsApp

By Staff Writer 31 March 2021

A KnowBe4 poll of mobile users across Africa has revealed that awareness of cyber risk is on the increase, but that convenience overrides risk when it comes to WhatsApp data privacy concerns. FULL STORY >

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Why free technology training helps to boost the career of the future

By Industry Contributor 23 March 2021

Fortinet’s Doros Hadjizenonos unpacks what needs to be done to address a critical shortage of cybersecurity professionals FULL STORY >

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Creating a Secure Culture

By Industry Contributor 12 March 2021

Invest in the technology, embed the security, but don’t forget that people are your most important asset, urges Anna Collard, SVP Content Strategy and Evangelist at KnowBe4 Africa. FULL STORY >

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Focusing on three key areas with an effective zero trust access strategy

By Staff Writer 10 March 2021

Fortinet’s Peter Newton explains why every time a device or user is automatically trusted, it places the organisation's data at risk, and what to do about it FULL STORY >

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