Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Proactive approach to cybercrime | Cybersecurity

22 Aug

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Cybersecurity: Time to take a proactive approach to Cybercrime Cybercrime is big business, costing its victims a total of $8.44 trillion worldwide in 2022 according to data from Statista. The traditional IT-driven security solutions that have been used as a defence against online crimes no longer make sense at a time when they are so easily […]

More Cybersecurity – False Sense of Security

11 Jul

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Is more cybersecurity always better? Investing in security is something that goes without saying for most businesses. When it comes to protecting the company’s online assets, many IT managers are of the opinion that more cyber defences are better. Yet with such a huge investment in multiple security layers, cyberattacks are still on the rise. […]

Cyber Winter, Mitigating the Risks | Cybersecurity Threats

5 Jul

Priming for a Cybersecurity Winter Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent around the world, particular only to the area in which you live. The latest floods that affected many parts of South Africa are a powerful reminder that it’s essential to be prepared for the unexpected. Another danger that is not dissimilar to the […]

UK Data Breach | Hacker Cybercrime

20 Jun

UK data breach

Russian Hackers Claim Security Breach at BA, Boots and BBC Russian hackers have struck at the heart of the UK’s business sector in a brazen attack on the BBC, popular pharmacy chain Boots, and British Airways, the country’s national carrier. The attack was perpetrated by clOp Group, a well-known Russian cybercrime syndicate. The hackers targeted the […]

The Cybercrime Ecosystem | Cybersecurity

13 Jun

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Best Defence to Cybercrime is an Attitude Cybersecurity is a high-tech industry, and many business owners assume that it’s the technology which makes or breaks a hacking attempt or cyberattack. In reality, keeping your business safe online has more to do with skills and HR than having the latest detection software. There’s no doubt that […]

Discarded Routers – Hacker Opportunity | Router Security

9 May

discarded routers

Discarded routers an opportunity for hackers If you had  to clean out your office storeroom right now, you might just find a few old WiFi routers lying about taking up valuable space.  But before you get rid of these items for good you may want to wipe them completely – before hackers get hold of them […]

 Secure your New Business | Cybersecurity

4 May

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Secure your New Business for the Future: Cybersecurity for Entrepreneurs  If you’re thinking of starting a business or growing your SME this year, you’re probably already preparing for a number of challenges. Load shedding, the weak Rand, and inflation are difficult enough, and now there’s one more risk to navigate: increased risk of cyberattacks. More […]

Secure your New Financial year | Digital Security

11 Apr

Start the new financial year digitally secure The new financial year is a great opportunity to regroup and strategise for major business success in 2023/24. With a challenging year ahead of thanks to load shedding and the ever-present threat of cyberattacks, companies will need to be extra strategic to safeguard their physical and digital assets […]

ROI Cybersecurity Budget | Cybersecurity

7 Mar

ROI cybersecurity budget

  Mitigating cyber risk with a cybersecurity budget and an ROI With companies falling prey to cybercriminals daily, you’d think that convincing management to approve your data security budget would be easy. The trick is to make them think so too. Realistically speaking, no matter how pressing the need for online security and cloud storage services may […]

2023 Cybersecurity Trends and Goals | Cybersecurity

28 Dec

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Top Cybersecurity trends to know about for a hack-free 2023 The New Year is around the corner, and with it comes a fresh wave of cybersecurity trends that we all need to be aware of. Before you start 2023 with a bang, now is a great time to familiarise yourself with the hottest topics in […]