cyber security

Security expert warns of unprecedented phishing attacks in SA

As the Hawks investigates cyber attacks on the CR17 campaign, a security expert warns SA is experiencing a new wave of phishing attacks.


What is zero vulnerability infrastructure – and is it achievable?

The holy grail for those responsible for securing company networks is to achieve zero vulnerability infrastructure, says Gareth Trollip, SA country manager at KHIPU Networks.

22 Aug

Cyber security has ‘fallen by the wayside'

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

Aug 14, 2019

Absa in tech risk balancing act

As the bank introduces digital solutions, its key challenge is dealing with an increase in fraud, particularly incidents related to social engineering.


Cyber security takes centre stage as SADC leaders meet

The SADC region follows international norms by developing a cyber security strategy to help protect the bloc against digital threats.

Aug 7, 2019

Shifting sands – 2018 trends in cybersecurity

Microsoft cybersecurity experts Diana Kelley and Jonathan Trull share the latest cybersecurity trends and dive deep into assessments and recommendations.

Aug 6, 2019

White paper: Microsoft's security intelligence report is out

Get Microsoft's perspective on 2018 cybersecurity trends such as cryptocurrency mining, supply chain attacks, and phishing in the Security Intelligence Report


Outdated security software puts SA firms at risk

The majority of local organisations are still using dated software to deal with cyber security incidents, a new survey finds.

Jul 18, 2019

Internships, employment opportunities key to bridging cyber security skills gap

The cyber security skills shortage in SA must be addressed, or security will simply not be able to keep pace with the rapid evolution of cyber crime, says Simeon Tassev, MD of Galix.

Jul 4, 2019

Cyber security: Hype vs reality

In order to take a pragmatic and proportional view of the risks companies face, it’s necessary to cut through the hype, says EOH.


Minister: Cyber crime limits govt, business potential

Cyber crime and cyber security are issues that can hardly be separated in an interconnected environment, says Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.

Jun 26, 2019

Etion eyes security market as it posts R2.9m loss

The company blames the weak South African economy for its poor performance and shifts focus to cyber security.

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