Nigerians arrested over R606m online fraud in US

The 80 accused used business e-mail compromise fraud, romance scams and schemes targeting the elderly to defraud victims out of millions of dollars.


Acronis releases True Image 2020

The latest version provides dual protection and enriched anti-ransomware features. [Local rep: Synapsys]


Separation of duties is essential in South African businesses

Segregation of duties can help to prevent fraud or theft and it means that there's oversight of all functions, reducing the risk of errors, says Denis Bensch, chief information officer, FlowCentric Technologies.


Cyber security has ‘fallen by the wayside'

A fundamental change to how cyber security is managed is needed, says VMware's lead technologist.


Fujitsu leverages blockchain to tackle fraud, piracy

Fujitsu customers deploying the DocumentFlow enterprise blockchain app can track and verify the legitimacy of any digital asset.


Bitdefender patches vulnerability in Free Antivirus 2020

The flaw enabled DLL hijacking, a clever way for threat actors to execute malicious code on a users’s machine.


Digitisation demands a new security mindset

Companies need to strike a balance between security and availability, says Nexio.


Evalueserve looks to Netskope

Evalueserve brought in Netskope to add an extra layer of protection to its sensitive data in Office 365.


Ransomware modifications double in a year

WannaCry remained the top culprit, despite a Window patch being released over two years ago.


SA needs effective laws to curb cyber crime, say experts

The country needs to revamp its cyber crime laws, say legal experts, who believe the Reserve Bank has set an exemplary regulatory effort that should be followed.


Networks Unlimited Africa partners with Indegy

Through the partnership with Indegy, the company will provide security for applications and systems in the IIOT, OT, ICS and critical infrastructure arenas.