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Cybersecurity Threat Landscape – Cyberattacks

4 Apr

cybersecurity threat landscape

Understanding the Threat Landscape of Cyberattacks on SMEs – Cybersecurity Cybersecurity has become just as important as physical security for companies both in South Africa and abroad – and considering the number of cyberattacks that take place each year that’s no surprise. The latest data from Sophos shows that cyberattacks took place against 78% of […]

Today’s Cyber Threats – Real Time Cloud Backup

26 Mar

What you don’t know about cybersecurity, and what that means for your business Cybersecurity has become a buzz word in the business community affecting business from small SMEs to government groups. Five or ten years ago very few entrepreneurs had it on their radar, and still – ask many small business owners if they are […]

Best Cloud Practices | Cloud Trends

29 Feb

Cloud Trends

The Future of Cybersecurity Keeping up with the advancements in cybersecurity is enough to make anyone’s head spin, especially with the rapid pace of development the industry is undergoing. The huge amount of data being produced on a daily basis, which is expected to grow exponentially in the era of AI,  is creating a multitude […]

Fintech Trends 2024 | Cybersecurity

4 Jan

Fintech trends

Key Fintech Trends in 2024 2024 is off to an exciting start, and the fintech industry is expecting huge changes this year. From digital currencies to AI and biometric security verification, 2024 is expected to bring about some of the biggest changes in the sector in recent memory. If you or your clients are part […]

Financial Data Security | Hackers

27 Dec

Hackers Claim Massive Financial Data Compromise Millions of South Africans rely on the credit bureaus TransUnion and Experian to calculate their credit scores and give them access to financing from banks and other lenders. In a shock announcement, a Brazilian hacking group known as N4ughtySecTU declared that it had compromised the entire database of both […]

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

cybercrime ecosystem

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 […]