Social media data used to identify crime patterns

CSIR researchers deploy analytics, mapping and geolocation tools via public safety incident posts on these platforms to pinpoint trends.

Bringing the C-level on board with cyber security

24 May

Cyber security is an enterprise-wide risk management issue, not just an IT issue, said Rand Water's Vincent Mello.

How to mitigate cyber security risks

May 21, 2018

Businesses need to take a proactive approach by investing in improved technology such as the intelligent cloud and by making it part of their business culture, says Microsoft.

US shuts down cyber crime ring launched by Ukrainian

Feb 8, 2018

The cyber crime network was operating as an online discussion forum known as "Infraud", says the Justice Department.

Digital firms prevent 700m attacks in 2017

Jan 19, 2018

Cyber attacks continue to grow quarter-on-quarter and the attack volume has increased over 100% in two years, says ThreatMetrix.

Ukuvuma is cracking down on cyber crime in SA

Jan 19, 2018

The company was founded to help companies sort out and de-clutter their security systems, and get their line of defence up to date, says Ukuvuma.

Fast-growing cyber crime threatens financial sector

Nov 9, 2017

The "remorseless" growth of cyber crime results in 4?000 ransom attacks a day, and gangs now threaten critical parts of the financial sector, says Europol.

SEC chief says cyber crime risks are substantial

Sep 6, 2017

Regulators must do more to help mom-and-pop investors better understand cyber crime risks, says US SEC chairman Jay Clayton.

Nigerian behind massive global cyber attacks

Aug 24, 2017

The lone cyber criminal attacked more than 4?000 organisations over the past four months.

Ignite prioritises SME cyber threat protection

Aug 21, 2017

The Internet Solutions division joins forces with Sophos to protect small businesses from cyber crime.

SUI to get cyber forensic investigations training in France

Jun 28, 2017

The Special Investigating Unit seeks French help to boost cyber and digital skills capacities which are key in investigating cyber crimes.

SA's cyber space gets more risky

Jun 27, 2017

In just a month, the country has jumped 13 places up the risk rankings on the Global Threat Impact Index.