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The South African Cybercrimes & Cybersecurity Bill, 2017...much better

By Press Release 24 January 2017

The Department of Justice published the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill, 2017 on 19 January. It is, at first glance, much better than the 2016 draft, says Lucien Pierce, BDO Cyber Lab consultant. FULL STORY >

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Card and cybercrime threats loom as holiday season begins

By Press Release 8 December 2016

With the holiday season now a hair breath away, RSA South Africa has urged retailers ad consumers to stay alert to cybercriminals. FULL STORY >

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MTN moves to protect SA business against cybercrime spike

By Press Release 19 September 2016

With the cost of global cybercrime expected to pass the $2 trillion mark by 2019, MTN Business has moved to protect its business clients from the growing risk of cyber-based fraud and theft. FULL STORY >

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One in three companies have been hacked, is yours next?

By Press Release 14 September 2016

In the past year, one in every three companies in South Africa reported having experienced cybercrime in one way or the other. As companies continue to bleed billions of Rands due to cybercrime, there is still not enough being done by... FULL STORY >

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VPNs vs Torrents: taking ownership of internet engagement

By Press Release 10 August 2016

According to BDO Cyber Lab's Graham Croock, the internet has proven to be one of the most significant inventions of our history, however, the unlimited access to communication and information the internet has expedited, has also... FULL STORY >

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Breaking down the walls of isolation to beat cybercrime

By Press Release 20 July 2016

Cyber criminology for financial gain continues to be an escalating global trend but education, being prepared and proactive will go a long way to beating the cyber criminals, notes Graham Croock, director, IT Audit, Risk at Cyber Lab BDO. FULL STORY >

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Legitimate remote access software used to propagate Lurk gang trojan

By Press Release 18 July 2016

While researching the dangerous banking trojan, Lurk, Kaspersky Lab security experts have found that criminals behind this malware used legitimate software for infection purposes. While unsuspecting users were installing... FULL STORY >

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BDO Cyber Lab recovers substantial data after client hit by latest ‘Cryptolock Legion’ virus

By Press Release 13 July 2016

A prominent South African law firm’s entire IT system was shut down by a recent Cyber attack - the much feared Cryptolock Legion virus. FULL STORY >

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BDO launches Cyber and Forensic Lab to help combat cyber related crimes

By Press Release 22 June 2016

With a focus on tackling the ever-evolving world of cybercrime and the threat it poses to businesses and citizens alike, BDO has launched its own Cyber and Forensics Lab. FULL STORY >

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The need for modernised South African cybersecurity laws

By Press Release 22 June 2016

Despite four pieces of legislation and one policy to combat cybercriminals, BDO's Graham Croock and Phukubje Pierce Masithela Attorneys' Lucien Pierce believe SA is still lacking in terms of cybersecurity law. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky Lab releases advanced solution to detect Targeted Attacks

By Press Release 10 June 2016

In South Africa this week, Kaspersky Lab announced a major expansion of its enterprise security product portfolio with a solution designed to detect targeted attacks. The Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Platform is a premium... FULL STORY >

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Cybercrime – protect yourself

By Press Release 25 November 2015

Security software, processes and systems are not enough to beat cybercriminals. They're clever, they're focused and they have time FULL STORY >

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Let’s achieve balance about the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill

By Staff Writer 22 September 2015

The draft Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill currently out for public comment is timeous in that it proposes legislation that will bring South Africa in line with international laws governing internet-based crimes FULL STORY >

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We need to up our game in the fight against cybercrime, and quickly

By Staff Writer 21 September 2015

Governments will have to invest in the fight against cybercrime if we are to mitigate the increasing risks brought on by the Internet of Things (IoT) FULL STORY >

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Five ways SME’s can protect themselves from cybercrime this tax season

By Staff Writer 14 July 2015

In a recent uptick in tax identity fraud, criminals have been targeting the HR departments of various companies in order to file fraudulent tax returns, says Carey van Vlaanderen CEO of ESET Southern Africa. FULL STORY >

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