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Be on guard as Russia’s war on Ukraine could have global cybersecurity consequences

By Staff Writer 24 May 2022

There is growing concern that the sanctions imposed on Russia could force cyber crime syndicates to think outside the box, potentially leading to a rise in cybercrimes, warns Martin Potgieter, Nclose’s... FULL STORY >

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The emerging metaverse - awesome or awful?

By Staff Writer 16 February 2022

The metaverse is slowly coming to life, but it introduces questions around cybersecurity that organisations need to answer, today. FULL STORY >

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Roses are Red. Violets are Blue. This sweet hack, I give to you.

By Staff Writer 11 February 2022

Valentine’s Day is big business for everyone – restaurants, retailers, couples, and criminals. FULL STORY >

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Revealing the False Perception of Cybersecurity

By Staff Writer 20 January 2022

In the wake of two years of significant breaches to large organisations that play critical roles in providing infrastructure or services, Stephen Osler from Nclose offers his perspective. FULL STORY >

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Ransomware – Hindsight is 20/20

By Staff Writer 9 December 2021

There are three things many companies may wish they had actioned before a ransomware attack, according to Martin Potgieter, Co-Founder and Technical Director at Nclose. FULL STORY >

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Exploring the high cost of phishing

By Staff Writer 8 December 2021

From a phish to a million Rand ransom – the series of events that lead to successful attack can continue for months before the phish takes root in the organisation. FULL STORY >

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Cybercriminals using Microsoft's popularity against unsuspecting targets

By Staff Writer 10 November 2021

Microsoft remains one of the most impersonated brands in intelligent phishing scams, making it increasingly important for companies to protect and prevent against these attacks FULL STORY >

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The Malicious Insider: Behind the Security Front Door

By Staff Writer 5 October 2021

Cybersecurity awareness is more than building defences against external attacks, it’s also being aware of the dangers that come from inside FULL STORY >

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Putting the AI into Security

By Staff Writer 16 August 2021

Artificial Intelligence is only one part of a comprehensive security posture, not the ultimate cure to cyberattacks and vulnerabilities. Anna Collard and Stephen Osler explain. FULL STORY >

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Increase in ransomware attacks on SA companies, says Nclose

By Staff Writer 13 April 2021

South Africa is firmly in the sights of international cybercrime syndicates, who have been ramping up their attacks on local companies in the past six months, warns Nclose. FULL STORY >

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UWC, government and private sector to tackle cybersecurity threats with Gov-X Innovation Challenge

By Staff Writer 17 December 2020

A public-private sector collaboration that aims to inspire the next generation of tech entrepreneurs and cybersecurity specialists will launch in February next year, and offer prizes of up to R100... FULL STORY >

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Nclose: 2021 will be a cybercrime bruiser - here's what to prepare for

By Staff Writer 11 December 2020

With less than a month left of a challenging year, attention is rightly turning to what we can expect, and how companies can prepare, for 2021. On the cybersecurity front, Nclose's Martin Potgieter offers some foresight. FULL STORY >

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Nclose achieves ISO 27001 Certification

By Staff Writer 27 November 2020

Cybersecurity technology and services provider Nclose has received its ISO 27001 certification, enabling the company to demonstrate that it manages IT risk in accordance with best practices. Nclose explains why it is a valuable pursuit for other small and... FULL STORY >

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How to avoid being scammed this Black Friday

By Industry Contributor 6 November 2020

If you intend to take advantage of Black Friday dears this year, likely from home, and don't want to risk being scammed by fraudsters, then it is a good time to follow some online shopping safety guidelines. Paul Grapendaal from Nclose offers his top... FULL STORY >

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Nclose moves to secure Microsoft 365 environment in SA

By Staff Writer 8 October 2020

Nclose managed services has launched its dedicated Microsoft 365 security capabilities. FULL STORY >

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