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Cyber insurance is a fallback, not a solution for a ransomware attack

By Industry Contributor 18 November 2021

By Amritesh Anaand, Practise Lead for Unified Communication at In2IT Technologies FULL STORY >

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Rethinking security strategy: back to the future

By Industry Contributor 17 November 2021

Security leaders know about the urgent need to rebuild their defence and mitigation infrastructure from the ground up – but where to start? David Jack from Citrix offers some ideas. FULL STORY >

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A multi-tiered approach is critical in mitigating the risk of ransomware

By Industry Contributor 3 November 2021

By Kate Mollett, Regional Director at Commvault Africa FULL STORY >

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You’re safe from ransomware – if you have R6.4bn lying around

By Staff Writer 22 September 2021

Ransomware attacks have massively increased since the start of lockdown. Here’s what you need to know to protect your company. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - An effective Cyber Recovery strategy is key to recovery from ransomware attacks

By Industry Contributor 17 September 2021

Lourens Sanders from Infinidat explains how an effective Cyber Recovery strategy is key to recovery from ransomware attacks. FULL STORY >

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Majority of South African organisations uncertain they can recover from a ransomware attack

By Staff Writer 16 September 2021

A new study from Dell Technologies has revealed that 72% of IT decision makers aren’t certain they can recover business-critical data from cyberattacks or data loss. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - When ransomware strikes, can you recover fast enough?

By Industry Contributor 25 August 2021

While ransomware attacks have become more common, many organisations in South Africa, struggle with responding and recovering quickly. .Kate Mollett from Commvault explains why, and what can be done. FULL STORY >

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CISO Guide: Your checklist to follow in the midst of a Ransomware Attack

By Industry Contributor 13 July 2021

Fortinet's Anthony Giandomenico, Practice Director - Digital Forensics and Incident Response at Fortinet and Aamir Lakhani Global Security strategist and researcher offer a concise guide as to what to do in the event of a... FULL STORY >

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Healthcare and ransomware: how to protect critical organisations

By Industry Contributor 25 June 2021

Why hospitals? Of all the industries to attack, why healthcare in particular? With lives at stake cybercriminals know hospitals can’t afford any downtime. This means those in the industry are likely to be willing to meet ransom... FULL STORY >

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Mimecast Report - 85% of SA organisations were hurt by lack of cyber preparedness in 2020

By Staff Writer 23 April 2021

Annual “The State of Email Security” report also finds 47% were infected by ransomware. FULL STORY >

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Cryptominer targeted vulnerable Exchange servers

By Press Release 19 April 2021

IT security company Sophos has previously reported on attacks by DearCry and Black Kingdom ransomware. FULL STORY >

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Huge spike in ransomware attacks calls for adoption of Backup-as-a-Service solutions by modern enterprises

By Industry Contributor 14 April 2021

By Kate Mollett, Regional Director at Commvault South Africa 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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Kaspersky: Paying ransomware demands does not pay off

By Staff Writer 31 March 2021

Nearly half of ransomware victims in South Africa pay the ransom, but fewer still see their full data returned, according to Kaspersky. FULL STORY >

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Is your business prepared to recover from a ransomware attack in 2021?

By Industry Contributor 17 March 2021

By Kate Mollett, Regional Director for Commvault FULL STORY >

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