The treacherous waters of IOT security

Cyber attacks and malware will continue to mushroom along with the number of installed IOT devices, providing an ever-expanding attack surface.


Pawn Storm – New techniques drive 2019 patterns

While the hacking group’s techniques might change, the history of Pawn Storm shows it has significant resources at its disposal to pivot wherever needed, says Indi Siriniwasa, VP at Trend Micro Sub-Saharan Africa.


The new normal calls for leadership with a human touch (virtually)

The workplace is no longer only a brick-and-mortar construct where people go to work, but an Internet-based setup where people do work, says Garsen Naidu, country manager, Cisco South Africa.

May 6, 2020

Linux Foundation launches new project to tackle digital trust

Trust over IP Foundation foundation aims to develop a single open standard for secure data exchange.

May 6, 2020

Beware of cyber criminals exploiting COVID-19 pandemic

The ability to have staff work from home is a lifesaver, but does pose new security risks, as few people have security on their home devices that’s equivalent to the enterprise firewall.

Apr 16, 2020

Get cloud security right

While organisations may manage aspects such as firewall and server host security well, they struggle with configuration of cloud resources, says Richard Beckett, Sophos public cloud senior product marketing manager.

Apr 9, 2020

Gold standard cyber security in the ‘gig economy’

In the gig economy, the risk is that companies can no longer enforce security on the end device, as they may have no jurisdiction or control over it, says CyberArk's David Higgins,

Mar 31, 2020

Six steps to a seamless cloud security journey

With where we find ourselves today in relation to COVID-19, the urgency to move to the cloud has never been greater.

Feb 11, 2020

Five ways to combat corporate espionage drones

It’s a myth that nothing can be done about “the drone menace” and its threat to corporate security.

Feb 3, 2020

Only three of the world's top airports pass cyber security test

A survey finds 97% of the world's best airports have worrying vulnerabilities in their online systems, from their Web sites to their mobile apps.

Jan 30, 2020

Survey to unpack SA’s security challenges

ITWeb, in partnership with KnowBe4, is conducting a survey to find out what is keeping executives up at night when it comes to all aspects of cyber security.

Jan 10, 2020

Lexmark security: Protecting our house - and yours

The company's developers are trained in the latest secure development practices so that every Lexmark product is proactively designed to mitigate security risks, says Bryan Willett, CISO of Lexmark.

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