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Remote working to cause 10-fold increase in SA cyber attacks

South African networks face a 10-fold increase in attacks as businesses shift their workforce to remote working during the COVID-19 crisis, says Kaspersky Lab.

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.

Oct 1, 2019

Reducing the attack surface

Advanced endpoint protection solutions offer near real-time protection against new exploits, says Hannes Kriel, technical manager at KHIPU Networks.

May 7, 2019

CEOs must become 'chief trust officers'

Cyber security responsibility must rest on the head of the leader at the highest level.

Nov 13, 2018

White paper: Effective IAM is only 30% technology

For integrated oil companies, the information risk strategy must extend from the oil field to the pump, and cover every point in between, says Microsoft.

Nov 1, 2018

Predictive threat Intelligence is changing cybersecurity

An organisation can get cybersecurity right 99% of the time, but a cybercriminal only needs to get an attack right once, says Dimension Data.

Sep 11, 2018

eBook: Seven reasons why you need to rethink your security strategy

Here are seven steps to a holistic security strategy to learn the strategies and best practices of CISOs that have made security the cornerstone of business success.

Jul 10, 2018

Mimecast acquires Ataata

The acquisition aims to strengthen the company's offer of cyber security awareness for email capabilities.


ESET: a privately held cyber security company

ESET is now the fifth-largest endpoint security vendor in the world, and, being privately held, is not subject to the whims of the market or any investors, the company says.

Jun 18, 2018

Managing data security threats

Devon Helms says prevention may fend off some threats in advance, but the best defence against malware and ransomware boils down to following security best practices, especially for backing up data.


J2 Software cautions about rewards programmes' breaches

Rewards programmes are a ripe picking ground for cyber crooks because they are often less secure, the company says.

May 31, 2018

Video: Dimension Data protects Tour de France

Through the partnership between Dimension Data, ASO and the Tour de France, 1 716 deliberate cyber attacks on the network perimeter were stopped.

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