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Online payment fraud increases by 208% amid the Black Friday season
25-11-2021 | 14:44:00
The total number of financial phishing attacks disguised as e-payment systems more than doubled from September (627,560) to October 2021 (1,935,905), indicating a 208% increase
South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria see a decrease of ordinary threats, report
25-11-2021 | 09:49:00
According to Kaspersky’s latest research on the threat landscape trends, South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria are facing a dramatic change in the threat landscape.
Banking malware threats surging as mobile banking increases, Nokia Threat Intelligence Report
20-11-2021 | 10:18:14
The report, based on data aggregated from network traffic monitored on more than 200 million devices globally where Nokia's NetGuard Endpoint Security product is deployed, showed an 80%, year-on-year increase in the first half of the year in the number of new banking trojans, which also try to steal SMS messages containing one-time passwords.
COVID + lockdowns: 78% of families in Kenya bought or rented extra devices for remote learning, Kaspersky findings
18-11-2021 | 09:24:00
To provide all their children with the devices they needed for online classes, more than three-quarters of families in Kenya (78%) with two or more children had to buy or rent additional devices.
[Column] Carey van Vlaanderen: Deal or no deal? Online Security safety tips for Black Friday
18-11-2021 | 07:10:00
Black Friday is a lucrative day not only for retailers, but also for cyber criminals. In 2019, the use of retail phishing URLs jumped by 275% the week before Black Friday.
Malicious URLs in Kenya and Nigeria reach 6.5 million, Kaspersky
17-11-2021 | 18:49:53
Globally, Kaspersky solutions blocked close to 1.7 billion web threats in the same period this year, an increase of 87% when compared to 2020.
Kaspersky teams up with INTERPOL and civil society organisations for training on stalkerware
15-11-2021 | 10:30:22
Kaspersky has joined with other Coalition Against Stalkerware experts to provide police officers with knowledge to investigate digital stalking.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: DDoS attacks up by 300% in Africa since 2019
11-11-2021 | 11:42:00
The latest figures from SEACOM, a leading pan-African ICT service provider released this week revealed that these attacks increased by 300% in 2021, compared to the same period in 2019.
African telecommunications group Econet launches Cassava Technologies
11-11-2021 | 07:42:00
African telecommunications group Econet, announced the launch of Cassava Technologies, bringing together Econet’s digital services and digital infrastructure product segments.
DDoS attacks in Q3 grow by 24%, become more sophisticated, report
11-11-2021 | 07:17:00
When compared to Q3 2020, the total number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks increased by nearly 24%, while the total number of smart attacks increased by 31% when compared to the same period last year
Cyber threats have increased 81 per cent since global pandemic, McAfee Enterprise report
09-11-2021 | 12:14:31
McAfee Enterprise and FireEye today released Cybercrime in a Pandemic World: The Impact of COVID-19 findings, revealing the imminent need for organizations to prioritize and strengthen their cybersecurity architecture.
Banking malware threats surging globally as mobile banking increases, Nokia report
08-11-2021 | 10:18:00
The Nokia 2021 Threat Intelligence Report announced today shows that banking malware threats are sharply increasing as cyber criminals target the rising popularity of mobile banking on smartphones.
DDoS attacks up by 300% in Africa since 2019, SECOM report
08-11-2021 | 10:04:00
The latest figures from SEACOM, a leading pan-African ICT service provider, have revealed that distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in Africa have increased by 300% in 2021, compared to the same period in 2019
Sophos Rapid Response Details Top Ways Ransomware Attackers Ramp up Pressure to Pay
08-11-2021 | 09:28:11
Sophos has published an article detailing how ransomware attackers are implementing a wide range of ruthless pressure tactics to persuade victims to pay the ransom.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Telkom Kenya, Ericsson and NEC XON sign MoU to add additional 2000 4G sites to Telkom’s network
05-11-2021 | 07:43:00
Telkom Kenya together with its partners, Ericsson, and NEC XON, this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding to add an additional 2,000 4G sites onto Telkom’s network, by 2023.
Despite an increase in workload, most IT workers feel more comfortable working remotely, Kaspersky report
04-11-2021 | 13:13:00
According to a recent Kaspersky survey of 4,303 IT workers globally, 54% of employees have reported an increased workload since switching to remote working.
Facebook shutters facial recognition system
03-11-2021 | 17:01:49
In the coming weeks, Meta will shut down the Face Recognition system on Facebook as part of a company-wide move to limit the use of facial recognition in our products.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Liquid Intelligent Technologies partnered with Orange to expand network reach across Africa
28-10-2021 | 15:23:58
This week, Liquid Intelligent Technologies partnered with Orange to expand network reach across Africa. Recently, the company also announced the launch of its shortest terrestrial fibre route between the East to the West coasts of Africa, connecting Mombasa, Kenya to Muanda, DRC.
[Column] Brandon Rochat: Extending XDR to the Cloud
28-10-2021 | 13:52:14
It is important to remember that the cloud is just a journey that corporates and customers are moving towards. Detection and response needs to follow.
Kaspersky launches simulation game training for diplomats and non-techie cyber experts
28-10-2021 | 13:38:19
Kaspersky, with the support of the DiploFoundation has developed an online simulation game to help diplomats and other cyber-professionals without a technical background understanding what’s happening during a cyberattack
5G will usher in new tech advancement opportunities and innovation, but cybersecurity risk must be considered, says Kaspersky and Rocketnet
25-10-2021 | 08:19:00
With 5G poised to replace existing 4G networks with improved speeds, coverage, and reliability, content distribution will be massively disrupted.
16% more Kenyans attacked with password stealers in 2021, report
21-10-2021 | 13:11:00
Kaspersky experts noticed increased activity from fraudsters stealing passwords by using special malware called Trojan-PSW
Third-party incidents became most costly enterprise data breaches in 2021, Kaspersky
18-10-2021 | 10:35:00
The latest edition of Kaspersky’s annual IT Security Economics report reveals the growing severity of cybersecurity incidents affecting businesses through suppliers that they share data with.
[Column] John Mc Loughlin: How to stop security threats early
18-10-2021 | 08:58:51
Every business needs comprehensive protection including a cloud-based email security solution that reduces the complexity of protecting companies from malware, spam and data leakage.
Kaspersky launches dedicated ‘low budget’ security hub for SMEs across META
18-10-2021 | 08:13:00
Kaspersky has unveiled a free platform with tips and tricks for small businesses to help them quickly improve their organization’s security.
[Column] Ryan Mer: How social engineering exploits business vulnerabilities
14-10-2021 | 15:23:55
According to Ryan Mer, Managing Director, eftsure Africa, a Know Your Payee™ (KYP) platform provider, fraudsters are constantly finding new ways to exploit vulnerabilities and attack corporate payment systems.
Companies need to strengthen cyber controls to counter ransomware pandemic, Allianz
14-10-2021 | 07:43:00
Malware attacks that encrypt company data and systems and demand a ransom payment for release are surging globally.
[South Africa] Google Cloud and Cybereason Join Forces to Drive XDR Innovation
14-10-2021 | 06:59:00
Cybereason and Google Cloud have announced a joint collaboration between the two companies to create and bring to market unprecedented Extended Detection and Response (XDR) across endpoints, networks, cloud and workspaces
Kaspersky blocks over 30,000 mobile malware attacks in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa in 6 months
12-10-2021 | 12:16:59
Significantly, for African countries monitored, Nigeria only trails Egypt (19 466) by the number of attacks blocked, pointing to how prevalent mobile threats have become in this highly connected country.
Manufacturing and Production Companies Hit by Ransomware Least Likely To Pay The Ransom, Sophos Survey
11-10-2021 | 12:15:00
Companies in the manufacturing and production sector are the least likely (at 19%) to submit to a ransom demand to have encrypted files restored and the most likely (at 68%) to be able to restore data from backups.
NEC XON wants to change cybersecurity solutions in South Africa
07-10-2021 | 13:13:00
Cybersecurity is a complex and exceptionally challenging environment given the modern need to connect many people in dispersed locations with distributed and highly integrated systems, data sources, and repositories.
[Column] Todd Schoeman: Why co-sourcing is a smart choice for cybersecurity now
07-10-2021 | 07:39:35
One of the side-effects of the move away from the controlled environment of the office has been an increase in the threat landscape.
[Kenya] Communications Authority Launches New Child Online Safety Campaign
04-10-2021 | 14:31:27
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has unveiled a three-month awareness campaign to protect children and their digital footprint, as it steps up the advocacy on responsible use of the internet.
ThreatConnect Expands Into South Africa, Partnering With Leading MSSP
04-10-2021 | 11:11:00
US-based cyber security firm ThreatConnect has expanded to South Africa through a strategic partnership with BUI, Microsoft’s largest Security and Consulting Partner in the country.
Patch management combined with robust password policies reduce the risk of cyberattacks to businesses by up to 60%, Kaspersky
27-09-2021 | 14:57:00
In six in ten (63%) cyberattacks investigated by the Kaspersky Global Emergency Response team, adversaries used password brute force and vulnerability exploitation as initial vectors to compromise the organisation’s environment
Sophos reports accelerated worldwide growth across its MSP Connect partner programme
27-09-2021 | 11:05:18
Sophos has announced accelerated worldwide growth of MSP Connect, Sophos’ award-winning program to help managed service providers (MSPs) increase customer management efficiencies, unlock new business opportunities and boost revenue.
[Column] Cynthia Wandia: SACCOs should invest in securing their management systems
27-09-2021 | 08:43:00
Every Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) that has digitized its operations can attest to the efficiency that comes with such a move. Digitization helps to enhance productivity in SACCOs and improves service delivery to members.
Sophos Research Reveals Top Ways Cyberscammers and Malware Operators Abuse Google Forms
27-09-2021 | 07:36:00
Sophos has published a new research describing how cyber attackers abuse Google Forms to implement a wide range of attacks, targeting both organizations and individuals.
[Column] Brandon Rochat: The Fight Against Ransomware
20-09-2021 | 13:47:23
Ransomware kits are widely available on the dark web and have a lower bar of entry for use and deployment by malicious actors. Since 2016, at least 4,000 ransomware attacks have taken place, according to the FBI.
Kaspersky releases its first Transparency Report
20-09-2021 | 09:57:00
Cybersecurity company Kaspersky has publicly shared information on requests received from government and law enforcement agencies, and users for data and technical expertise in 2020 and H1 2021.
Kaspersky records over 2 million phishing attacks in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria 
14-09-2021 | 16:13:31
For instance, spam constituted almost 30% of email traffic in South Africa and close on 35% in Kenya in H1 2021.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Moving to the cloud can cut your security risks
14-09-2021 | 04:44:10
Cloud security,  also known as cloud computing security, is the practice of protecting cloud-based data, applications and infrastructure from cyber attacks. 
Kaspersky announces new updates to its Hybrid Cloud Security solutions
13-09-2021 | 14:09:00
Kaspersky has unveileded updates to two of its applications in the Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security protection solution for virtualisation and cloud environments.
Dangerous stealer disguised as games and other software shows up on first page in search engine results, Kaspersky
09-09-2021 | 08:19:00
In April 2021, Kaspersky researchers observed a massive, well-coordinated campaign, which distributed a dropper – a program that secretly executes a malicious program – dubbed Swarez.
Rwanda Coding Academy receives Frw 7.1 billion support from Koica
03-09-2021 | 11:21:00
KOICA signed the Record of Discussion with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and the Ministry of Education for the implementation of the Rwanda Coding Academy Capacity Development Project worth US$ 7.1 million
[Kenya] ESET calls on rganizations to increased cyber security training
02-09-2021 | 12:19:00
ESET, a global industry-leading cyber security provider has called on public and private organizations to step-up their efforts in cybersecurity awareness training
90% of IT leaders across Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe step up their focus on Cyber Security, report
02-09-2021 | 05:42:00
Over 90% of IT decision-makers across South Africa, Kenya, and Zimbabwe have accelerated their focus on Cyber Security due to the substantial emergence of digital ways of working. 
Amazon announces two new cybersecurity initiatives to protect organizations and individuals
31-08-2021 | 16:48:00
Amazon has announced two new security initiatives that will help protect organizations and individuals from increasing cybersecurity threats.
Kaspersky uncovers a malicious code spreading through a mod in WhatsApp
26-08-2021 | 14:08:00
Kaspersky has discovered a malicious version of a popular WhatsApp messenger mod (unofficial modification of the app) called FMWhatsapp.
[South Africa] Vodacom Business partners with Trend Micro to elevate cybersecurity offering
26-08-2021 | 11:49:33
To ensure businesses are not on the backfoot when it comes to cyber-attacks, Vodacom Business has expanded its security solutions to offer Trend Micro Worry-Free Services.
JICA selects Accenture to apply digital technologies to development challenges
25-08-2021 | 09:03:00
Accenture has been selected by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to support a group of digital transformation (DX) projects in six countries across Asia and Africa.
Retail sector became top target for ransomware and data-theft extortion attacks during the pandemic in 2020, Sophos research
23-08-2021 | 08:17:00
Retail, together with education, faced the highest level of ransomware attacks during 2020, with 44% of organizations hit (compared to 37% across all industry sectors). 
[Africa Tech Week] Duncan Mochama: Facebook has partnered with African telcos to extend subsea cable to four countries
19-08-2021 | 14:15:00
The 2Africa consortium, comprising China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone, and WIOCC, announced the addition of four new branches to the 2Africa cable.
Malware attacks in Africa are increasing, reaching 85 million in only 6 months, Kaspersky
19-08-2021 | 11:42:00
Kaspersky research highlights that malware is rife across Africa with various countries exhibiting strong growth in all malware types in the first half of 2021, when compared to the same period last year. 
World Bank, partners announce new global fund for cybersecurity
17-08-2021 | 10:38:00
The World Bank announced the launch of a new Cybersecurity Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the broader Digital Development Partnership (DDP) umbrella program.
Raccoon stealer uses Telegram, adds cryptomining and cryptocurrency theft, Sophos Report
16-08-2021 | 15:37:00
A new report by security leader Sophos has revealed a raccoon stealer disguised as pirated software that grabs cryptocurrencies and information while dropping malicious content, such as cryptominers, on targeted systems.
Kaspersky launches resources to further teach children about Internet safety
12-08-2021 | 07:08:36
In a drive to educate the next generation of Internet users in a fun and engaging manner, global cybersecurity company Kaspersky is set to launch a landing page full of resources in support of the book ‘Midori Kuma and a Very Special Race’
[Column] Brandon Rochat: What SMEs need to know about Ransomware attacks
09-08-2021 | 07:37:00
The National Cyber Security Alliance got it right when it said that at least some SMEs simply think they’re too small to be of interest to attackers.
Sophos Acquires Refactr to Optimize MTR and Extended Detection and Response with SOAR Capabilities
05-08-2021 | 09:43:00
Sophos has acquired Refactr, which develops and markets a versatile DevSecOps automation platform that bridges the gap between DevOps and cybersecurity
29% of corporate users in Kenya experienced financial malware attacks in the first half of 2021, report
04-08-2021 | 11:30:13
Although Kaspersky’s research shows that the overall number of financial malware attacks in Kenya has decreased in the first half of 2021, when compared to the same period in 2020, 29.3% of the 7 962 attacks recorded in the country targeted corporate users.
OutThink partners with Spire Solutions to manage cybersecurity human risks in Middle East and Africa
29-07-2021 | 09:19:00
Governments and enterprises have started acknowledging that they need to quickly turn their weakest links in the cybersecurity chain, humans, into their strongest defence.
[Column] Elaine Wang: What you need to know, a guide to cybersecurity
28-07-2021 | 12:27:00
Cyberattacks are an evolving and increasing risk to all of us - organisations and individuals alike. With the number of attacks having grown significantly over the past few years, the sophistication of those threats has also increased dramatically.
Sophos Acquires Braintrace to Boost Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem
26-07-2021 | 08:40:12
Sophos has acquired Braintrace further enhancing Sophos’ Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem with Braintrace’s proprietary Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology.
Kaspersky and the Coalition Against Stalkerware launch new technical training
26-07-2021 | 07:54:44
Kaspersky has co-led the work on the Coalition Against Stalkerware basic technical training on stalkerware aimed to help increase capacity building among non-profit organisation
Cyberattacks in Africa comparable to other parts of the globe, says Kaspersky
22-07-2021 | 08:20:00
Although Africa is not necessarily considered a focus area for the more sophisticated types of cybercriminal activity such as targeted attacks or advanced persistent threats (APTs), the continent is certainly not immune to these attacks.
Cyberattacks in Africa comparable to other parts of the globe, says Kaspersky
21-07-2021 | 08:31:00
In a world where cybercrime remains rife and is only fuelled by aspects like the pandemic, there is never a moment one should not consider the implications of a cyberattack, warn Kaspersky researchers.
[Column] Garsen Naidu: Conducting business online continues to thrive and so do cyberattacks
20-07-2021 | 11:54:32
Virtually every week brings news of yet another high-profile cybersecurity attack on citizens, companies or governments. Over the last year, large parts of our world moved online.
[Column] John Mc Loughlin: Insider threat detection for security and compliance
19-07-2021 | 14:50:59
In today’s modern and distributed enterprise, it’s more difficult than ever to proactively combat internal and external threats due to a lack of server visibility in the context of user behaviour, application updates and system configuration changes.
The Education Sector Was the Hardest Hit by Ransomware in 2020, Sophos report
19-07-2021 | 07:13:00
The education sector was the hardest hit by ransomware in 2020 with 44% of organizations hit (compared to 37% across all industry sectors).  This is according to a new report published by endpoint security leaders Sophos.
Cybereason Secures $275 Million in Crossover Financing to Extend Global Leadership in XDR
15-07-2021 | 07:58:00
Cybereason, the leader in operation-centric cyber-attack protection, has secured $275 million in crossover financing led by Liberty Strategic Capital, with additional backing provided by Irving Investors.
Microsoft to acquire RiskIQ to strengthen cybersecurity of digital transformation and hybrid work
14-07-2021 | 08:20:00
Microsoft is thrilled to add RiskIQ’s Attack Surface and Threat Intelligence solutions to the Microsoft Security portfolio, with the vision and mission of providing unmatched internet visibility and insights to better protect and inform our customers and partners’ security programs.
[South Africa] Omnisient raises USD1.4m for global expansion
12-07-2021 | 09:22:00
Omnisient, a secure data collaboration platform, has achieved its second raise this year totalling USD1.4 million.
WildPressure’s multi-platform malware hits macOS in the Middle East, Kaspersky
12-07-2021 | 08:55:00
Kaspersky has been tracking Milum — a malicious Trojan used by WildPressure, an advanced persistent threat (APT) actor active in the Middle East — since August 2019.
Cybersecurity leaders raise red flag on increased state and state-sponsored cyber attacks
12-07-2021 | 08:42:00
ESET, a global industry-leading IT security provider together with other players in the cybersecurity sector have raised the red flag on the increase of state and state-sponsored cyber attacks
Cybersecurity Firm Sophos Acquires Capsule8 Security Platform for Linux Containers
08-07-2021 | 11:10:00
Sophos has today announced that it has acquired Capsule8, a pioneer and market leader of runtime visibility, detection and response for Linux production servers
[Column] Titilayo Adewumi: Cybercrime is an existential threat to West Africa's economic growth
07-07-2021 | 10:31:20
While organisations across West Africa work to recover from the economic impact of the pandemic, the global cybercrime industry is going into overdrive.
[Free Webinar] The threat of Ransomware on the Cloud and how to prepare for the worst
06-07-2021 | 10:47:00
This webinar offers the opportunity for Incentro and HYCU to share insights of existing/past cases of ransomware attacks and how they were overcome. The Webinar will focus largely on Google Cloud (Incentro/Google) and Cloud security (HYCU).
1.1 million web attacks exploited the gaming theme worldwide in April 2021, Kaspersky
05-07-2021 | 07:39:59
Kaspersky researchers found that there was a significant increase in the number of web antivirus detections for sites with names that exploit the gaming theme.
TikTok to promote online safety for women with the Web Foundation
02-07-2021 | 09:39:30
TikTok collaborated with the Web Foundation, an international organization advocating for digital equality, to better understand the experiences that women have online and how to make them safer.
Kaspersky and ownCloud partner to protect file collaboration platform for enterprises
28-06-2021 | 13:28:37
Kaspersky and ownCloud today announced the start of their technology partnership to integrate Kaspersky Scan Engine with the ownCloud Enterprise collaboration platform.
[Column] Ryan Mer: BEC Attacks - Who is legally responsible?
28-06-2021 | 10:33:00
Ryan Mer, Managing Director, eftsure Africa, a Know Your Payee™ platform provider says gaps in organisations’ payment systems not only pose massive financial and reputational risks, but can have serious legal implications as well.
[Column] Mandla Mbonambi: The Sec. The Dev. And the Ops.
28-06-2021 | 10:24:00
Two things define development in business – speed to market and demand for quality. Unfortunately, these two targets rarely move in tandem, and rarely agree with one another.
Amazon Web Services launches world’s first global competition to find and fix 1 Million software bugs
25-06-2021 | 13:05:00
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, has announced the AWS BugBust Challenge, the world’s first global competition for developers to collectively eliminate one million software bugs.
New Cybereason Ransomware Study Reveals True Cost to Business
21-06-2021 | 07:44:00
The study reveals more than half of organizations have been the victim of a ransomware attack, and that 80% of businesses that chose to pay a ransom demand suffered a second ransomware attack, often at the hands of the same threat actor group.
64% of Kenyan businesses unaware of privacy laws, study
21-06-2021 | 07:23:00
According to a recent survey, only 36% of Kenyan businesses are aware of privacy laws governing their marketing activities, despite Data Protection Act (DPA) being in effect since 2019.
[Column] Santho Mohapeloa: Cyber insurance is a growing demand for all companies
18-06-2021 | 11:32:19
The acceleration towards greater digitalization and remote working driven by the pandemic is also further intensifying IT vulnerabilities.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa
17-06-2021 | 15:08:00
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa
Auth0 launches WebAuthn Passwordless to ease security for modern authentication
16-06-2021 | 09:03:48
Auth0, the modern identity platform, announced the launch of Auth0 WebAuthn Passwordless, an authentication feature that enables end-users to seamlessly log in with a biometric identifier, such as facial recognition or a fingerprint.
[Column] JP van Loggerenberg: Protecting your ERP system from cybersecurity breaches
15-06-2021 | 14:48:40
Cybercrime taps into the vulnerability of business systems and can pose a real threat to a robust supply chain. A sophisticated ransomware attack recently targeted the world’s largest meat processor.
[Column] Ryan Mer: Cybersecurity is more than a tech issue – it’s a business problem too
14-06-2021 | 11:34:00
A concerning number of South African companies are not prepared for the inevitability of a cyberattack despite the significant financial and reputational risks, according to Ryan Mer, Managing Director, eftsure Africa.
FirstWave signs agreement with Level 1 Partner SHELT Global
14-06-2021 | 07:41:00
Australian cybersecurity company FirstWave Cloud has entered into an agreement with European cybersecurity company and Level 1 Partner, SHELT Global Ltd (SHELT) to launch FirstCloud CyberCision.
Dimension Data earns top cloud accreditation as an Azure Expert Managed Services Provider
10-06-2021 | 21:32:50
Branded Dimension Data in the Middle East and Africa region, has been recognized by Microsoft with the highest accolade for Azure Cloud experience, being named an Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP).
Kaspersky experts share a guide to staying safe from doxing
07-06-2021 | 11:16:19
Sharing and geotagging photos, uploading documents to the cloud, installing a new application, and even browsing online retail stores – we deal with personal data management daily, whether we realise it or not.
With cyber identified as an extreme concern for local CEOs, a spotlight must be placed on cybersecurity frameworks, says Kaspersky
07-06-2021 | 06:52:00
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to accelerate digital transformation in organizations globally, recent research by PwC has highlighted that CEOs are concerned about the impact of growing cyberthreats.
Kenya Bureau of Standards approves 40 new standards to address information security and consumer privacy
25-05-2021 | 11:09:58
The new standards outline various techniques and methods for securing corporate information by an individual or managers charged with the responsibility of ensuring institutional data is safe.
New phishing scheme spreading worldwide, Kaspersky
24-05-2021 | 07:10:00
The simplicity of a recently discovered phishing scheme originating from the Middle East has seen fraudsters in other countries copying it, putting mobile users’ financial information at risk, warns Kaspersky.
Sophos Uncovers 167 Fake Android and iOS Trading and Cryptocurrency Apps
20-05-2021 | 07:50:58
Sophos has identified a stash of 167 fake Android and iOS apps that attackers are using to steal money from people who believe they have installed a financial trading app from a well-known and trusted organization.
HP Wolf security study reveals growing cyber security risk driven by remote work
17-05-2021 | 09:17:38
HP Inc. has released its HP Wolf Security Blurred Lines & Blindspots Report, a comprehensive global study assessing organizational cyber risk in an era of remote work.
[South Africa] Cybersecurity firm J2 appoints Roy Alves as its National Sales Manager
17-05-2021 | 08:49:31
As part of its global expansion strategy, Cybersecurity firm J2 has announced that it has appointed Roy Alves as its national sales manager.
INTERPOL launches initiative to fight cybercrime in Africa
14-05-2021 | 09:30:00
INTERPOL is creating a new cybercrime operations desk with UK funding to boost the capacity of 49 African countries to fight cybercrime.