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Industry Insight - Top IT security threats in 2021

By Industry Contributor 21 January 2021

2021 will bring a tipping point for passwords, cloud jacking to emerge as a new risk, and zero trust as the default position as cyber risk grows dramatically in 2021, according to Anna Collard from KnowBe4 AFRICA. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky's threat predictions for 2021: Digitalisation, extortion and a lucrative vaccine

By Staff Writer 21 January 2021

Kaspersky shares its vision on what we could face in terms of cyberthreats this year in such areas as including healthcare, education and ICS attacks. FULL STORY >

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Insights from Experts: Kaspersky on AI and Cybersecurity for the Enterprise

By Ryan Noik 19 January 2021

In the second Interviews with Experts with Kaspersky on AI and cybersecurity, Lehan van den Heever offers enterprises insight on how to better secure their organisation, cater to remote working, and what to do in the... FULL STORY >

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Fortinet extends availability of free self-paced cybersecurity training courses to further build industry’s workforce.

By Staff Writer 18 January 2021

in response to widening cybersecurity skills gap and strong demand, Fortinet has pledged to continue offering its entire catalogue of self-paced network security expert... FULL STORY >

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Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2021

By Industry Contributor 18 January 2021

2020 was clouded by, not only the COVID-19 pandemic, but cyber-criminal activities that took advantage of the of organisation’s vulnerability. Alain Tshal, District Manager at F5, Sub-Saharan Africa looks at some important cybersecurity trends that South... FULL STORY >

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Insights from Experts: Kaspersky’s Lehan van den Heever on cybersecurity and artificial intelligence

By Ryan Noik 4 January 2021

Kaspersky's enterprise cybersecurity advisor, Lehan van den Heever, offers insight into how cybersecurity along with artificial intelligence is becoming critical to small, medium and large... FULL STORY >

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UWC, government and private sector to tackle cybersecurity threats with Gov-X Innovation Challenge

By Staff Writer 17 December 2020

A public-private sector collaboration that aims to inspire the next generation of tech entrepreneurs and cybersecurity specialists will launch in February next year, and offer prizes of up to R100... FULL STORY >

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The great migration of cyberthreats: Massive shift to attacks on remote desktop protocols

By Staff Writer 15 December 2020

Attacks on remote desktop protocols grew by a whopping 220% - reaching 22.8 million – in South Africa in 2020 according to Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky and Alias Robotics enhance protection for industrial robots

By Staff Writer 11 December 2020

Kaspersky and Alias Robotics have partnered to boost cyber-protection for robots that are used in operational technology (OT) infrastructure. FULL STORY >

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Nclose: 2021 will be a cybercrime bruiser - here's what to prepare for

By Staff Writer 11 December 2020

With less than a month left of a challenging year, attention is rightly turning to what we can expect, and how companies can prepare, for 2021. On the cybersecurity front, Nclose's Martin Potgieter offers some foresight. FULL STORY >

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Remote workforce almost impossible to secure - IDC

By Staff Writer 30 November 2020

According to Jonathan Tullett, Research Manager for IT Services, International Data Corporation (IDC) South Africa, it has become close to impossible to secure the completely remote workforce with specifically targeted threats and increased... FULL STORY >

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Nclose achieves ISO 27001 Certification

By Staff Writer 27 November 2020

Cybersecurity technology and services provider Nclose has received its ISO 27001 certification, enabling the company to demonstrate that it manages IT risk in accordance with best practices. Nclose explains why it is a valuable pursuit for other small and... FULL STORY >

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Cybersecurity in 2020: lessons for tomorrow

By Industry Contributor 26 November 2020

2020 was not all bad, it’s been quite a boost for technology adoption. Less mentioned, though, is that the year has also brought a renewed emphasis and appreciation for cybersecurity. With that in mind, here are a few points and lessons learned from... FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Get the attacker’s view on your cyber defence

By Industry Contributor 26 November 2020

Steve Benton, BT Deputy CSO, GM Cyber and Physical Security Operations and Programmes, shares his insights on the five core aims of cyber attackers - and the multi-layered defence approach that could stop them targeting your... FULL STORY >

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What does Covid teach us about OT cybersecurity?

By Industry Contributor 17 November 2020

We shouldn’t have needed Covid to tell us to make sure Operational Technology (OT) is protected. But that’s what it has done. Joe Robertson, EMEA CISO, Fortinet, unpacks some of the lessons that can be learned. FULL STORY >

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