Access Control

China's new privacy law: Its impact on SA organisations

South African businesses with links to China need to be aware of the country’s recently passed Personal Information Protection Law, which comes into force in November 2021.


Picus Security Partners with KHIPU Networks

KHIPU Networks partners with Picus Security, so that its clients can benefit from an automated approach to security control validation.


SA-based debt collector hit by massive ransomware attack

Debt-IN Consultants says it is suspected that personal information of more than 1.4 million South Africans was illegally accessed from its servers in April.


Killing the password

In an increasingly security-conscious world, the traditional password is genuinely a weak link, says Altron Security's Richard Craig.


Justice dept rubbishes ransom demand claims after cyber attack

The department strongly denies reports that hackers demanded a R33 million ransom, following a ransomware attack on its IT systems.


What is a data fabric?

The core of the data fabric architecture is a data management platform that enables the full breadth of integrated data management capabilities, says IBM's Bhavesh Bhana.


iiDENTIFii wins best enterprise solution at 2021 MTN App of the Year Awards

The MTN Business App of the Year Awards 2021 declared iiDENTIFii as the Best Enterprise Solution for its biometric digital authentication and automated onboarding solution.


Entersekt enables FIDO authentication for improved security, user experience, customer choice

Eliminating passwords and replacing them with more secure and user-friendly solutions is critical, says Entersekt’s Christian Ali.

16 Sep

Skybox 2021 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report reveals emerging security challenges, growing need for exposure analysis

Skybox’s recently published "Mid-Year Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report 2021" found increased cyber crime activity.


McAfee Enterprise discovers forensic evidence on 'Operation Harvest' – a multi-year data exfiltration campaign

Working with Professional Services IR team on a case that started as a malware incident, they discovered the attack ultimately turned out to be a long-term cyber attack linked to nation-state cyber offensive activity.


Seeing it in the numbers – new DDOS ‘normal’ is not normal in any way

According to research from NETSCOUT’s ATLAS Security Engineering and Response Team, threat actors launched about 5.4 million DDOS attacks in the first half of 2021.


Experian data breach suspect nabbed

The Hawks arrest a 36-year-old suspect in Gauteng for his alleged involvement in last year’s Experian data breach.