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HP targets fraudulent manufacturers in East Africa
HP targets fraudulent manufacturers in East Africa

Alongside local African authorities, HP's ACF team have conducted two highly successful operations to stop the trade of counterfeit cartridges for HP printers across Uganda and Mozambique...

By Daniëlle Kruger 4 Apr 2019

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

The convergence of credit card and cash in Africa
The convergence of credit card and cash in Africa

According to a recent study conducted by Mastercard, over 50% of the South African population still transact using cash on a daily basis...

By Simeon Tassev 1 Aug 2017

Coping under fire
Coping under fire

Janine Lazarus, founder and owner of Janine Lazarus media consultancy was a journalist for 31 years, and has worked across the board from newspapers to radio...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 Mar 2015

Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI
Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI

WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...

23 Jan 2015

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014

Subhash Chandra
Best programs to protect passwords

The majority of the regular internet users are youths starting from the age of six. In these years, their curiosity is in an all-time high, and the worldwide web has provided an easy access to all the answers.

By Subhash Chandra 15 Feb 2013

Kaspersky Lab outlines key security trends in 2012; predicts core threats for 2013
Kaspersky Lab outlines key security trends in 2012; predicts core threats for 2013

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab's experts have outlined key security trends of 2012 and presented their views on the core threats of 2013. The most notable predictions for the next year include the continued rise of targeted attacks, cyber-espionage, and nation-state cyber-attacks, the evolving role of hacktivism, the development of controversial "legal" surveillance tools, and the increase in cybercriminal attacks targeting cloud-based services.

2 Jan 2013

VPN services vs free anonymity services

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, US: VPN services, while not pricey, can be perceived as an inconvenient expense. You may wonder if it's worth buying a VPN package when you can just use anonymity services for free...

By Veronica Clyde 27 Dec 2012

Overview of the latest threat statistics and global danger areas
Overview of the latest threat statistics and global danger areas

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Kaspersky Lab has announced that details of threats detected by the company's cloud technologies are now available on Securelist to all those interested in IT security.

6 Dec 2011

Kaspersky Lab announces TAG Heuer partnership
Kaspersky Lab announces TAG Heuer partnership

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has announced a new collaboration with TAG Heuer, the Swiss luxury watchmaker, which, in cooperation with ModeLabs Manufacture, has launched its first luxury touchscreen smartphone TAG Heuer LINK, operating on Android.

1 Dec 2011

Kaspersky Lab releases Global IT Security Risks Survey results
Kaspersky Lab releases Global IT Security Risks Survey results

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: 91% of companies globally have experienced an IT threat over the last 12 months according to Kaspersky Lab's Global IT Security Risks Survey. In fact, over the period, 61% of the attacks were due to malware infection, 48% of companies have noticed an increase in the number of cyber attacks and 30% of companies have lost critical business data.

27 Oct 2011

How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news
How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news

Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters
Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters

Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011

Cybercriminals target Google Plus
Cybercriminals target Google Plus

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / Johannesburg, SA: Kaspersky Lab warns Internet users of targeted attacks on newly launched Google Plus social networking site.

21 Jul 2011

Uptake of data loss prevention technology to remain low, despite risks
Uptake of data loss prevention technology to remain low, despite risks

LONDON, UK: Companies need to protect their sensitive data, but... Despite the serious threat posed to enterprises from accidental and malicious misuse of data, uptake of data loss prevention technology will remain low for the next four years, according to Ovum, one of the Datamonitor group of companies.

By Published by Ovum 18 Apr 2011

eCommerce sites urged to clean up content before Google's 'Panda' goes global
eCommerce sites urged to clean up content before Google's 'Panda' goes global

LONDON, UK: Hot at its heels of an algorithm update to combat duplicate content last month, Google has followed up with "Panda", another algorithm change that hits purveyors of "low-quality content."

11 Mar 2011

Intel completes acquisition of McAfee
Intel completes acquisition of McAfee

SANTA CLARA, US: Intel Corporation has announced that its acquisition of McAfee Inc, is complete. McAfee will, however, continue developing and selling security products and services under its own brand.

9 Mar 2011

Fast Company ranks Kaspersky among world's top 50 most innovative companies
Fast Company ranks Kaspersky among world's top 50 most innovative companies

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has announced that it has been ranked among the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies worldwide by US business magazine Fast Company. Kaspersky Lab took 32nd place in the ranking, ahead of many global giants of IT industry.

3 Mar 2011

Green fraud - crime's new frontier
Green fraud - crime's new frontier

LONDON, UK: A new frontier for fraud and market abuse has opened up as the scale of sustainable business activity and 'green' projects grows while the controls and systems that protect them remain relatively weak, says a PwC report.

28 Feb 2011

The latest threat to the Internet?
The latest threat to the Internet?

SOUTHAMPTON, UK: Tim Berners-Lee, the man to thank for inventing the worldwide web, has spoken out about social networks and the danger they pose to internet usage. He reckons social networks are a 'threat to the web'.

1 Dec 2010

Cuts in the wrong place will leave public sector open to fraud
Cuts in the wrong place will leave public sector open to fraud

LONDON, UK: PwC is warning its public sector clients that spending constraints and staff cuts in the wrong places may leave the public sector open to fraud, as employees affected by redundancy (and suppliers faced with contract termination) seek to maximise their benefit on the way out. The report, Navigating Your Way Through Stormy Waters, focuses on increasing risks in this area.

12 Nov 2010

Internet piracy slows home subscription growth, reports Mintel
Internet piracy slows home subscription growth, reports Mintel

CHICAGO, US: Your neighbour may be borrowing more than just a cup of sugar ... according to a recent Mintel report, home Internet services saw revenues increase by only 3% over the past five years and Wi-Fi pirating could be part of the reason why.

18 Oct 2010

Communication: Five key steps for the business, IT and security leader
Communication: Five key steps for the business, IT and security leader

LONDON, UK: You need to speak the same language... Tackling the risk of security breaches in companies is being undermined by a potentially damaging breakdown in communication between the information security function, IT and the rest of the business, new joint research by PwC and (ISC)² reveals.

14 Oct 2010

Protect your digital brand against Twitter
Protect your digital brand against Twitter

LONDON, UK: A digital brand is the collective impression of all that is online about a person or a business, including your own, and it is important in establishing and building customer trust and loyalty. Increasingly, businesses use popular social networking sites such as Twitter to encompass their digital brand.

By Howard Scott 13 Oct 2010

Maputo still on the alert list
Maputo still on the alert list

Dr Ian Cornish, regional MD of International SOS said expatriates, business and leisure travellers should be aware of the current risks of travel to Mozambique and have contingency plans in place.

8 Sep 2010

SABMiller Angola appoints March Networks for security
SABMiller Angola appoints March Networks for security

OTTAWA, CANADA: March Networks, a global provider of IP video solutions, on Thursday, 12 August 2010, announced that SABMiller Angola is deploying the company's VideoSphere portfolio in its new facility located in the capital city of Luanda.

12 Aug 2010

Embassies 'used for smuggling'

Authorities are struggling to prevent counterfeit goods entering South Africa as criminals are using embassies to smuggle the products into the country.

By Sibongakonke Shoba 11 Sep 2008