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How to create a cybersecurity culture
How to create a cybersecurity culture

'Cybersecurity' is still a relatively new word, making its first appearance to reference "protecting a computer or computer system" in 1989...

By Simeon Tassev 16 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Digital, data-driven biometrics
#BizTrends2019: Digital, data-driven biometrics

The global biometrics market is growing rapidly. In fact, research indicates that the global market is growing a compounded growth rate of 22.9%...

By Pine Pienaar 15 Jan 2019

2019 predictions: The CIO will govern
2019 predictions: The CIO will govern

Silos - the word seemingly depicts a neat environment where things tick along or one where everything is operating in disparate chaos, the left hand clueless as to what the right hand is doing...

By Wynand Smit 14 Jan 2019

#BizTrends 2019: The rise of IT acronyms
#BizTrends 2019: The rise of IT acronyms

Acronyms have always dominated in the tech industry, but those that are set to rule the world in 2019 are the ones to remember...

By Rowan Fine 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 4 Tech trends to watch for in 2019
#BizTrends2019: 4 Tech trends to watch for in 2019

It's that time of year again when everyone in the tech industry takes out their crystal balls and starts making predictions about what's going to happen in the industry in 2019...

By Esti Kilian 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: SA businesses moving closer to data-driven decision making
#BizTrends2019: SA businesses moving closer to data-driven decision making

In recent years, established South African businesses have become more aware of the importance of data and its potential role in high-level strategy...

By Brian Timperley 7 Jan 2019

Risk, security teams must collaborate
Risk, security teams must collaborate

Businesses across the board are facing an unprecedented range of cyber risks that could have catastrophic consequences...

By Jayson O’Reilly 28 Dec 2018

Are we making ourselves more vulnerable to cyber attacks in the workplace?
Are we making ourselves more vulnerable to cyber attacks in the workplace?

Some organisations still feel that by digitising their businesses, they will be exposing themselves to cyber threats...

By Brendan McAravey 14 Dec 2018

6 tips to prevent online fraud from sinking your business
6 tips to prevent online fraud from sinking your business

The success of the recent Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend is testament to the opportunity offered by digital commerce. But local entrepreneurs should not underestimate the threat of online fraud...

By Brendon Williamson 12 Dec 2018

The burning platform for data security and compliance
The burning platform for data security and compliance

"We have connected all of our lives - personal, professional and national - to the internet. That's where the bad guys will go because that's where our lives are, our money, our secrets"...

By Gavin Meyer 5 Dec 2018

Adding threat intelligence to the security mix
Adding threat intelligence to the security mix

Today's threat landscape is so complex and fast-paced, it is impossible to prevent every threat or attack...

By Simon Campbell-Young 26 Nov 2018

Privacy vs Profit: Will 2019 be the year of consumer paranoia?
Privacy vs Profit: Will 2019 be the year of consumer paranoia?

On the surface of our tech-dependent lives, all appears to be wonderfully beneficial and benign...

By Colin Thornton 26 Nov 2018

Why privacy and security matter
Why privacy and security matter

The 2018 Data Threat Report from Thales and 451 Research found that only 13% of organisations will not be impacted by privacy regulations...

By Jayson O’Reilly 23 Nov 2018

#BlackFriday: Safe shopping starts with awareness
#BlackFriday: Safe shopping starts with awareness

One of the most common pieces of advice we get about avoiding phishing scams is that, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is...

By Brian Pinnock 22 Nov 2018

The specialised security concerns of OT networks
The specialised security concerns of OT networks

As with traditional IT networks, Operational Technology (OT) networks are undergoing a digital transformation process of their own...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 13 Nov 2018

British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance
British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance

Earlier this year, Liberty Life became one of the first global firms to suffer a major breach under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...

By Gary Allemann 7 Nov 2018

Digital forensics is crucial to the security chain
Digital forensics is crucial to the security chain

The past decade has seen developments in technology that were previously unimagined. However, they have also become tools for cybercriminals...

By Simon Campbell-Young 6 Nov 2018

How CISOs can maintain corporate privacy
How CISOs can maintain corporate privacy

Today's workforce is increasingly comprised of millennials and other tech-savvy individuals that are accustomed to using technology in every aspect of their lives. As new technology emerges...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 6 Nov 2018

Why are CIOs and CISOs positions becoming more challenging?
Why are CIOs and CISOs positions becoming more challenging?

CIOs and CISO's across industries are regularly moving between positions and companies because of a common mistake...

By Pieter Engelbrecht 31 Oct 2018

App permissions can be used to exploit your data
App permissions can be used to exploit your data

Every time an application is installed on a device, the user is asked to allow that app certain permissions...

By Simon Campbell-Young 26 Oct 2018

Doros Hadjizenonos is Regional Sales Director Southern Africa at Fortinet
Recognising and preventing modern cyber scams

When it comes to protecting yourself and your organisation against cyber scams, there's no "one-size-fits-all" solution...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 22 Oct 2018

Closing the skills gap with cybersecurity training
Closing the skills gap with cybersecurity training

To close the skills gap, organisations and academic institutions must take proactive measures...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 12 Oct 2018

Non-compliance: leading organisations down the rabbit hole
Non-compliance: leading organisations down the rabbit hole

PwC's latest Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey 2018 ranks South Africa as the second most targeted country in the world when it comes to cyber attacks...

By Simeon Tassev 10 Oct 2018

Basic cyber hygiene practices that go a long way
Basic cyber hygiene practices that go a long way

As mobile computing - especially using personal devices - becomes more common, the potential for network compromise is increasing...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 9 Oct 2018

Building credibility in a fast-moving ICT sector
Building credibility in a fast-moving ICT sector

In today's ICT business landscape, credibility is hard to achieve and even harder to maintain in the long run...

By Steve Briggs 5 Oct 2018

Avoiding the high cost of poor cyber resilience
Avoiding the high cost of poor cyber resilience

Ransomware attacks are increasing, both in frequency and cost to businesses...

By Brian Pinnock 2 Oct 2018

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Why SMEs should be looking at cyber insurance

Budgets are tight and owners constantly have to prioritise spending. An expense like cybersecurity and thoughts of the nebulous world of cybercrime might be...

By Colin Thornton 28 Sep 2018

#GartnerSYM: The next phase of digital transformation
#GartnerSYM: The next phase of digital transformation

Digital business transformation is upon us. Enterprises, small and large, have recognised the power of tech to transform their ability to deliver value. But where do we go from here?

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Sep 2018

Human error: the main cause of data breaches
Human error: the main cause of data breaches

With news headlines regularly announcing a new data breach, one wonders whether hackers are becoming more skilled or...

By Drew van Vuuren 4 Sep 2018

IoT in your home: what are the risks?
IoT in your home: what are the risks?

Smart homes are getting even smarter, with IoT devices rapidly coming to market to make homes more efficient and daily life more convenient, but...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 3 Sep 2018

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