Local pupils to participate in Silicon Valley hackathon

22 Jun

Ten high school students were selected to take part in the contest organised by Symantec, UNODC and Africa Teen Geeks.

China-based campaign breached satellite, says Symantec

20 Jun

A sophisticated hack burrowed into satellite operators, defence contractors and telcos in the US and Southeast Asia.

Employees continue using unsanctioned IT services

May 30, 2018

Over half of local firms admit to not having defined policies for employees wanting to use cloud services: survey.

BT, Symantec partner to provide endpoint security solution

Dec 13, 2017

The new Symantec endpoint protection solution will help safeguard BT business customers from security threats.

What's the state of shadow IT in your company?

Dec 11, 2017

A survey is being run to determine the current business attitude towards cloud services and shadow IT.

Want to work overseas? Get a cyber security certification

Cyber security training is far more affordable in South Africa than it is in Europe or the US, says Jumping Bean.

McAfee ends government source code reviews

Oct 27, 2017

The US-based cyber firm will no longer permit foreign governments to scrutinise the source code of its products.

Web turmoil looms as Google plans to kill Symantec certificates

Oct 11, 2017

Symantec misused at least 30?000 digital certificates, potentially allowing attackers to masquerade as legitimate Web sites, says Google.

Source code reviews pose unacceptable risk: Symantec

Oct 11, 2017

The company no longer allows governments to review the source code of its software.

Ukrainian family firm denies responsibility for NotPetya

Jul 4, 2017

The father and daughter behind Intellect Service deny the Ukrainian company's accounting software was responsible for last week's global cyber attack.

DCC warns against spread of Petya ransomware

Jun 29, 2017

Petya ransomware, WannaCry, External Blue (the MS17-010) vulnerability, Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP), Symantec Online Network for Advanced Response, Norton, Drive Control Corporation, Symantec, Fred Mitchell.

Western tech firms bow to Russian demands

Jun 26, 2017

A group of Western tech companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, accede to Moscow's demands for access to product security secrets.