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Common Password Mistakes | Password Security

7 Dec

Common Passwords & 6 Common Mistakes People Make A secure password is the first line of defence against cybercrime, yet many of us still use passwords that the average 10-year-old could crack without blinking. If you’re still using classics like 123456 or admin, it’s time to change that password before you become the next victim […]

Chat GPT down | AI Cyberattack

28 Nov

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It Had to Happen – Open AI Cyberattack Leaves ChatGPT Down OpenAI, the company that developed ChatGPT, has announced that it may have fallen prey to a DDOS attack in early November. The company, which clocked over 100 million users recently, announced the potential attack and its intention to investigate how it was carried out. […]

2024 Big Tech | Technology Trends

21 Nov

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Big Tech Trends in 2024 The final quarter of 2023 is well underway and South African businesses are looking forward to 2024 with an eye on the fast-developing tech sector. Let’s take a look at some of the big tech trends on the horizon as we find out what awaits us in the age of […]

Sharing Public Links | Data Security

7 Nov

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Data Security: How Safe is it to Share a Public Link? Link sharing is so common that we don’t even think about what we are doing when we copy and paste a link. But thinking twice before sharing public links to an interesting article could help protect you from cybercriminals Here’s why link sharing has […]

Cybersecurity Awareness

31 Oct

Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness In 2004, October was declared to be “Cybersecurity Awareness Month” – a time for the private and public sectors to work together in raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. With 89% of South African senior management and company directors saying they’re worried about their company’s data security measures cybersecurity […]

Data Encryption | Data Security

24 Oct

Data Encryption Matters – How Treasury Plans to Get SA off the Grey List National treasury has announced a raft of changes to SA banking legislation, in order to comply with international requirements and remove the country from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey list. In February 2023, FATF placed South Africa on a […]

How to Choose Cloud Storage

17 Oct

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How To Choose The Cloud Storage Solution That Suits Your Needs  Choosing the right data storage package can make the difference between a smooth backup process and major headaches caused by data leaks and breaches. Whether you need to choose cloud storage solutions for your family or business, there are a few key factors that […]

New Job Post New Target | Hackers

10 Oct

New Job New Target

LinkedIn Privacy – Don’t Let Your New Job Post be a New Target for Hackers LinkedIn is a fantastic social network for connecting with colleagues and industry associates, but posting about your latest new job on the platform could make you a target for cybercrime. Here’s a brief overview of the current threats on LinkedIn […]

Hackers and daring online scams | Cybersecurity

5 Oct

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The Most Daring Online Scams  At Soteria we work around the clock to help companies secure their data and prevent cyberattacks, and we will be the first to say that data security is no laughing matter. Except when it is. Hackers may be our sworn enemies, but we have to admit that some of the […]

Authenticator Apps | Mobile App Security

26 Sep

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Secure your mobile accounts with best authenticator apps The days when you could just have one password and keep your data safe are long over. The recent surge in cybercrime means that mobile users need to have more than one type of authentication guarding their files and login details. Two factor authentication (2FA), which relies […]