Google23 Jul

Cookies on Chrome to stay, says Google

After years of Google planning to phase out cookies, advertisers contended this would limit their ability to collect information for personalising ads.


Comprehensive security operations could slash cyber risk by 90%

Endpoint agents can make the difference between a minor headache and a serious disaster, says Arctic Wolf.


SA CIOs minimally impacted by global CrowdStrike outage

While the “blue screen of death” caused ruckus across industries worldwide, South African organisations were not hugely impacted.


NSFAS eyes funds recovery as weak controls flagged

Inadequate controls at the National Student Financial Aid Scheme resulted in irregular payments, says the Special Investigating Unit.


Arcserve SA urges SA businesses to strengthen security posture

Regular updates and patch systems to ensure the removal of vulnerabilities that hackers often exploit is vital, says Byron Horn-Botha, business unit head at Arcserve Southern Africa.


Understanding malvertising and the need for anti-virus protection

Malvertising, short for malicious advertising, represents a deceptive tactic where cyber criminals inject malicious code into online advertisements.

Capitec19 Jul

Capitec restores services after Crowdstrike outage

The bank says its tech team has worked quickly to resolve the problem and all banking has now been fully restored.

Microsoft19 Jul

Windows machines globally hit by ‘blue screen of death’

A faulty update from cyber security provider CrowdStrike is knocking affected PCs and servers offline, forcing them into a recovery boot loop.

Wolfpack19 Jul

Cyber security guidelines for financial institutions

The Joint Standard on Cybersecurity and Cyber Resilience Requirements mandates that financial institutions must achieve compliance by 1 June 2025.


Tap into the power of simulation

Planning and practise make perfect in today's world, as every organisation has to be ready to respond effectively to a cyber breach.


State Security Agency unleashed on mounting cyber crime

The agency has been inundated with enquiries after R300 million was allegedly siphoned off from the public works department.


Data security: Start your journey with Microsoft Purview

In an era of rapid data growth and evolving regulations, managing and protecting your data effectively is paramount, says Kelvin Ngware, technical consultant at BUI.