cyber crime

Hackers could cause disastrous total facilities wipe-out

Facilities such as power stations are a major attack vector for hackers, says DFIR Labs' Veroni-ca Schmitt.

Feb 6, 2019

Compliancy alone won't protect your business from cyber crime

There is no sure-fire way to completely protect a business from cyber crime, says Simeon Tassev, MD and qualified security assessor at Galix Networking.

Feb 5, 2019

Facebook, African NPOs partner for Safer Internet Day

The social network teams up with over 20 non-profit organisations and government agencies across Africa as part of Safer Internet Day 2019.

Jan 10, 2019

SA businesses ill-prepared to deal with cyber crime

Seacom's CEO outlines four key areas that must be secured.

Nov 1, 2018

Fake news too hot to handle for Cyber Crimes Bill

The section that makes fake news a crime has been removed from the final version of the Cyber Crimes Bill.

Sep 21, 2018

White paper: Are you prepared?

Are you ready to be cyber resilient in the digital age?


SA pays attention to cyber crime at highest level

Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula urges efficient, powerful and cost-effective cyber defence to protect SA's critical information infrastructure.

Jun 12, 2018

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

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

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

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

Jan 19, 2018

Digital firms prevent 700m attacks in 2017

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

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