Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Digital Passports | Mobile Apps

21 Sep

digital vaccine passport

Digital Vaccine Passports – Are They a Blessing or a Security Risk? Digital passports: are they the answer to opening up the country again or simply an unsecured backdoor left swinging in the wind? How would a digital vaccine passport affect, your business, and your personal life? These are the questions that need answering if […]

Common Website Cybersecurity Concerns

17 Aug

common cybersecurity concerns

While you were sleeping … a thief gained access and stole your valuables. A statement many in South Africa are not unaccustomed to hearing. This time however, the thief didn’t gain access through a broken window or smashed lock, they simply logged onto their PC and found a way into your website. The valuables?  Your […]

Your A-Z List of Cybersecurity Threats

17 Jun

cybersecurity threats

In today’s modern world of IT and the pace at which it develops you could be forgiven for thinking that you are forced to face a new cybersecurity risk or threat almost daily. Sadly, this isn’t far from the reality. Cybercriminals are developing new cyber strategies just as quickly (or even quicker) than the pros […]

How to create a cloud security policy that is all-inclusive

10 Jun

cloud security policy

The world has gone digital in recent times and those who don’t get on board with a solid cloud security policy will be left behind. The Pandemic spurred the world into home-working, and while it seemed like a limitation at the time, for many – including the digital landscape in South Africa, it’s been a […]

SA Hospital Cybersecurity Upgrades Needed for the Vaccine Roll Out

16 Feb

hospital cybersecurity upgrades

All eyes are on the South African health department as the new COVID-19 vaccine begins to roll out. While slow to get the vaccine approved and distributed, the government seems to have wasted no time in developing the Electronic Vaccine Data System (EVDS). As a result of this, the country needs to be questioning if […]

More Ransomware and Data Breaches Expected in 2021

16 Nov

2021 ransomware and data breaches

Covid-19 wasn’t the only pandemic to take the world by storm this year. As it turns out, hackers unleashed a pandemic of their own, mostly in the form of the ransomware and data breaches that swept the world. It would seem that when there’s more scope for remote work to be done, there’s more risk […]

Embracing the Shift to Online Events & Webinars

2 Jun

Online events and conferencing

With more people working from home and the focus being on staying home as much as possible, many event organisers have embraced the online world to ensure that their events, conferences, and expos can still go ahead as planned. While one would think that hosting an event online instead of at a venue, which has […]

Labour Department employee arrested for inside-job cyber-attack

11 Feb

inside job cyber-attack

Let’s talk about inside-job cyber-attacks. How much of what we hear is just a rumour, or is it time to consider inside-job cyber attacks to be a real threat to business? Last month, we featured a blog on how some cybersecurity threats end up being an inside job. As if to illustrate our point, the […]

Beware the Cybersecurity Threat of an Inside Job

21 Jan

Insider threat

Cybersecurity experts are often left scratching their heads after a breach or attack on their systems. Sometimes, it just seems as if the hacker knew too much about the sensitive operations of the business…and the reality is that they probably did. The ‘hacker’ could be the very person sharing an office space with you, or […]

Future Trends & Themes Emerging from the RSA Conference 2019

13 Aug

Cybersecurity themes

Cybersecurity experts flocked to the RSA Conference 2019,  hosted in Singapore from 16th to 18th of July. Several resources have described this years’ conference as “a success with thought-provoking and useful topics”, and the attendees all seem to agree. Strong Themes at RSA Conference 2019 At past cybersecurity conferences, it seems that participants mainly focused […]