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ITWeb Security Summit 2017 News Archive


SAPO to build on digital trust

29 May 2017 Security
By Tracy Burrows

Mafaiti said at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 that trust was crucial for SAPO: "We have to be ready for anything in the current environment, in which cyber crime is worth more than drug trafficking, and the proliferation of mobile and Internet of things has expanded the risk profile.".
Speaking at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 last week, Gibbard said the world was going through (4IR), which significantly impacts the way organisations do business and approach IT security..
The scope and wording of the most recent draft of the Cyber Crimes and Cyber Security Bill remain far too broad, according to Lisa Emma-Iwuoha, an attorney specialising in ICT law at Michalsons, speaking in a panel discussion at ITWeb Security Summit 2017. In particular, the section about software tools that can be used for hacking systems applies to anyone who works in information security.
Tsotetsi told delegates at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 that ‘layer 8' – the user – remained the weakest link in information security, and that technology alone could not combat this..
This is according to Derek Schraader, risk advisory Africa leader: cyber risk services at Deloitte, speaking at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 this week..

No sleep pays off at #SS17HACK

19 May 2017 Security
By Staff Writer

Burning midnight oil at the #SS17HACK at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017..
Strong methodology and a clearly defined path for implementation are key when applying sustainable information security technology solutions. This is according to Raymond du Plessis, managing consultant at Mobius Consulting, who was speaking at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017.
So said Carolynn Chalmers, corporate governance advisor at Candor Governance, who was speaking at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 in Midrand..

GDPR first, POPI second: law expert

19 May 2017 Security
By Kgaogelo Letsebe

Speaking at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 this week, Lisa Emma-Iwuoha, an attorney at law firm Michalsons, said South African companies that process any EU data should take notice of the variances between the two laws and try to find the middle ground..
Jordaan told delegates at ITWeb Security Summit 2017 that a lack of effective training and little ongoing professional development meant many South African digital forensics practitioners were ill-equipped to properly investigate cases or provide valid evidence..
This is according to Joey Jansen van Vuuren, manager of the CSIR's cyber security centre of innovation and business development, who was speaking at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 in Midrand..
Speaking at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 yesterday, Parikh said the ever more complex cybersecurity threats require a sophisticated, synchronised approach that integrates multiple solutions..
This is according to Dr Jabu Mtsweni, research group leader for cyber defence at the CSIR, speaking at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 currently taking place in Midrand.                                            .

Data privacy is about consumer trust

17 May 2017 Security
By Sibahle Malinga

So said Andre Joseph, information security architect at Oracle SA, speaking yesterday at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017..
That was the message from Yusuph Kileo, a cyber security and digital forensics expert from Tanzania, and MD and board member, Africa ICT Alliance (AfICTA). He was speaking yesterday at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 at Vodacom World in Midrand.

Budding hackers help security experts think outside the box

17 May 2017 Security
By Matthew Burbidge and Sibahle Malinga

The #SS17HACK, a Geekulcha initiative in association with ITWeb Events and Snode, is being run as part of the ITWeb Security Summit 2017..
This question was posed by Saumil Shah, CEO of Net-Square Solutions, presenting on "The seven axioms of security" at ITWeb Security Summit 2017 this morning..
The ransomware that spread worldwide last Friday stirred mixed reactions in local experts at ITWeb Security Summit 2017..
Speaking on day one of the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 in Midrand yesterday, Louw said organisations should rather invest in employing skilled individuals..
So said Jayson Street, infosec ranger at Pwnie Express, during his keynote on "Strategies on securing your banks and enterprises, from someone who robs banks and enterprises", at ITWeb Security Summit 2017, this morning, at Vodacom World in Midrand..

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