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New Security Operations Centre aims to combat rampant cybercrime

By Ryan Noik 29 September 2019

Reflex Solutions launched its Security Operations Centre recently in Sandton in a bid to address the cybercrime that has become more frequent in recent months. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Improved cybersecurity laws needed to deal with rising SA cybercrime

By Opinion 26 August 2019

Local regulations are struggling to keep up with increasing incidents of cybercrime in South Africa. Zaakir Mohamed, Director in the Corporate Investigations sector of the Dispute Resolution Practice at Cliffe Dekker... FULL STORY >

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Ransomware is on the rise this year, according to Kaspersky

By Ryan Noik 19 August 2019

Ransomware has seen a significant rise in the second quarter of this year, according to cybersecurity company Kaspersky. Here's what you can do about it. FULL STORY >

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Scammers increasingly distribute spam and phishing emails from legitimate company websites

By Industry Contributor 16 August 2019

Kaspersky researchers have identified a growth in the usage of cunning spam and phishing delivery techniques, with malicious internet users exploiting registration, subscription, and feedback forms on... FULL STORY >

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Industry insight - Cyber risk is not just an IT problem

By Industry Contributor 2 August 2019

Recent high-profile attacks underscore the cyber risk facing all enterprises. Doros Hadjizenonos, the regional sales director at Fortinet, explains. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky offers cybersecurity measures ahead of latest data breach

By Ryan Noik 1 August 2019

The latest data breach, affecting 106 million people, has again begged the question: what can organisations do to improve their cybersecurity? FULL STORY >

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City Power ransomware attack ‘no surprise,’ notes cybersecurity specialist

By Ryan Noik 26 July 2019

The ransomware attack that shut down Johannesburg City Power’s systems for several hours yesterday is not surprising, given the high level of vulnerabilities at utilities and crucial infrastructure according to... FULL STORY >

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Interview with Kaspersky - the fundamentals of building cybersecurity skills

By Ryan Noik 22 July 2019

Riaan Badenhorst, the general manager of Kaspersky in Africa, chats to us about upskilling the youth, the skills most needed for a successful career in the growing cybersecurity arena and what impact automation will... FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Protecting cryptocurrency in Africa

By Industry Contributor 14 June 2019

Riaan Badenhorst, Managing Director of Kaspersky Africa explains why security must remain an imperative when considering cryptocurrencies. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky Lab Cybersecurity weekend Part 3: Winning the war through awareness

By Ryan Noik 10 May 2019

What's the answer to the proliferation of cybersecurity threats? According to Kaspersky Lab, it is to substanntially increase our cybersecurity awareness and create a cybersecurity culture. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky Lab Cybersecurity weekend Part 2: Hacking IoT – practically child’s play

By Ryan Noik 3 May 2019

One of the stand out demonstrations at Kaspersky’s Cybersecurity weekend, held in Cape Town this week, was just how easily and quickly a drone can be hijacked. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky Lab Cybersecurity Weekend Part 1: Shedding light on an invisible war

By Ryan Noik 2 May 2019

Kaspersky Lab sheds light on the cybercrime landscape and the invisible war that all people, businesses and nations need to face and contend with in the digital era. FULL STORY >

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Fortnite players dodge a cybersecurity bullet

By Ryan Noik 17 January 2019

It was recently confirmed that Fortnite had a particularly onerous flaw – a security vulnerability that cybercriminals could have exploited to do extensive harm. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Festive fraud: this time it’s personal

By Opinion 5 December 2018

Hackers are phishing harder than ever for your Christmas bonus. Simon McCullough, Technical Manager, F5 Networks, explains how you can fight back. FULL STORY >

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Dell EMC announces new software offering to combat cybercrime

By Press Release 25 October 2018

Dell EMC has announced new cybersecurity software and services to help customers isolate critical data from ransomware and destructive cyber attacks. FULL STORY >

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