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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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Industry Opinion: CISOs must step up as cybersecurity takes centre stage

By Industry Contributor 3 March 2021

Cybersecurity is no longer a phantom menace but a mainstream business issue. BT's James Hennah, explains why it’s the CISO who will be expected to step forward to provide essential leadership. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection is now available on Macs with Apple Silicon

By Staff Writer 3 March 2021

Kaspersky today announced that Macs powered by M1 will now be supported by the first of its security solutions, VPN Secure Connection. FULL STORY >

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FortiGuard labs reports disruptive shift of cyber threats

By Staff Writer 25 February 2021

Fortinet today announced the findings of the latest semiannual FortiGuard Labs Global Threat Landscape Report, revealing prevalent trends that affect businesses of all sizes. FULL STORY >

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Lazarus, advanced persistent threat group, targets the defense industry

By Staff Writer 25 February 2021

Kaspersky researchers have identified a new, previously unknown, campaign from Lazarus, a highly prolific advanced threat actor active for many than a decade. FULL STORY >

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Password re-use at work makes you more vulnerable to hackers, warns KnowBe4

By Staff Writer 18 February 2021

Using the same, simple password at multiple locations makes you easier prey for hackers. Kai Roer, from KnowBe4 Research explains what you should be doing instead. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky’s security experts share their knowledge in the new ‘GReAT Ideas Green Tea Edition’ community talk

By Staff Writer 16 February 2021

Kaspersky has announced its next thematic-based GReAT Ideas online event, which will reveal the company’s latest threat research findings. FULL STORY >

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How can companies apply gamification to security awareness training?

By Staff Writer 15 February 2021

Could games and the process of gamification serve as viable learning techniques when it comes to security awareness training? FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - How to secure the branch networks of financial institutions

By Industry Contributor 11 February 2021

Financial networks require high speeds and solid security. Renee Tarun, Deputy CISO/ Vice President Information Security at Fortinet, explains how you can do it. FULL STORY >

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Q and A with Cisco: Security in Healthcare

By Staff Writer 9 February 2021

Healthcare has long been a key target for cyber criminals. But in 2020, the COVID-19 crisis put an additional, incredible strain on the industry. Fady Younes, Cybersecurity Director, at Cisco Middle East and Africa shares the impact COVID-19 has had,... FULL STORY >

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Cybersecurity in 2021

By Industry Contributor 5 February 2021

By Riaan de Villiers, Business Analyst at LAWTrust Information Security Solutions FULL STORY >

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