Data breaches

Africa’s data security readiness at low levels

Even though Africa is witnessing a rise in data breaches, many of the organisations on the continent are still ill-prepared, a study finds.


The top five security threats in cloud computing

The Cloud Security Alliance issues a call to action for developing and enhancing cloud security awareness, configuration and identity management.

Jun 10, 2019

White paper: Realising the power of enterprise data

Data has the potential to transform businesses by creating new markets, growing revenue and driving fresh opportunities.

Jan 10, 2019

Data breaches affect over 1bn users in 2018

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Liberty were among companies subjected to major data breaches in 2018.

Oct 10, 2018

Social media becomes biggest data breach threat

Half of all records compromised in the first half of 2018 were from social media data breaches, says Gemalto.


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.

Nov 9, 2017

Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breaches

Marissa Mayer apologises for two massive data breaches at the Internet company, blaming Russian agents for one of them.


Telkom, MTN, EOH have high cyber exposure risk

The Kinkayo Cyber Exposure Index is based on data collected from publicly available sources in the dark Web, deep Web and data breaches.


Why hire people to breach your network?

Cyber criminals will always go for the low-hanging fruit, so businesses should strive to make themselves a less attractive target than the next business, says DRS.

May 31, 2017

Online users over-share info

Kaspersky Lab research finds almost half of Internet users globally make their information public online.

Jan 20, 2017

Consumers hold firms responsible for data breaches

Internet users are increasingly aware of online security risks, but hold businesses responsible for data breaches.

Jan 10, 2017

Yahoo to be named Altaba, Mayer to leave board after Verizon deal

Yahoo has a deal to sell its core Internet business to Verizon for $4.83 billion.

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