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Cybersecurity in 2020: lessons for tomorrow

By Industry Contributor 26 November 2020

2020 was not all bad, it’s been quite a boost for technology adoption. Less mentioned, though, is that the year has also brought a renewed emphasis and appreciation for cybersecurity. With that in mind, here are a few points and lessons learned from... FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Get the attacker’s view on your cyber defence

By Industry Contributor 26 November 2020

Steve Benton, BT Deputy CSO, GM Cyber and Physical Security Operations and Programmes, shares his insights on the five core aims of cyber attackers - and the multi-layered defence approach that could stop them targeting your... FULL STORY >

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What does Covid teach us about OT cybersecurity?

By Industry Contributor 17 November 2020

We shouldn’t have needed Covid to tell us to make sure Operational Technology (OT) is protected. But that’s what it has done. Joe Robertson, EMEA CISO, Fortinet, unpacks some of the lessons that can be learned. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky: Cybercriminals shifting focus from encrypting data to publishing confidential information online

By Staff Writer 12 November 2020

Over the past couple years, widespread ransomware attacks - where criminals use malware to encrypt your data and hold it for ransom - have been replaced by more targeted attacks against... FULL STORY >

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Revealing Africa’s mobile cybercrime challenge

By Staff Writer 12 November 2020

In June 2020 it was revealed that the total number of malicious mobile applications doubled in the first quarter, with a 55% spike in fraudulent mobile transactions found and increased volumes of infected mobile devices. What’s worst is that... FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - How to close the cybersecurity skills gap

By Industry Contributor 12 November 2020

Sander Vinberg, Threat Research Evangelist at F5, explains the type of skills needed in the current economic state and the best way to invest in the right skills for business continuity and growth. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal introduces API integration for community members

By Staff Writer 11 November 2020

Newly announced by Kaspersky is free access to the Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal, which gathers together all of the company’s actionable insights on threats and introduces API integration for... FULL STORY >

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How to advance agility in your workplace

By Industry Contributor 10 November 2020

There is a critical need for increased agility in business continuity plans asserts Fortinet CISOs Alain Sanchez and Joe Robertson. FULL STORY >

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Check Point Software launches industry’s first Cyber Security Platform with Autonomous Threat Prevention

By Press Release 9 November 2020

Check Point Software has introduced its next-generation unified cyber security platform, Check Point R81, a new platform that is the industry’s first to deliver autonomous threat... 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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The right playbook to fight against ransomware

By Industry Contributor 27 October 2020

With October being International Cybersecurity Awareness month, it is a good time to examine how to fend against data breaches and that fearsome attack called ransomware. Dell Technologies' Chris Buchanan provides his perspective. FULL STORY >

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Cisco: Privacy and Security concerns increasing in today’s remote world

By Ryan Noik 23 October 2020

Two new global surveys have shone a light on the challenges and opportunities of the accelerated transition to a cloud-first, remote world that demands us to be secure, connected and productive from anywhere. FULL STORY >

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Data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in Africa

By Industry Contributor 21 October 2020

One of most the prominent challenges facing Africa is providing food security for its citizens. Amrote Abdella, the Regional Director: Microsoft 4Afrika explains how data-driven agriculture can address this problem. FULL STORY >

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SixThirty makes first African investment into Click2Sure startup

By Press Release 19 October 2020

SixThirty has made a multi-million Rand investment in Cape Town-based InsurTech company Click2Sure, marking the first time an African startup has caught the eye of the US-based tech venture fund. FULL STORY >

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Ring brings range of indoor and outdoor cams to South Africa

By Staff Writer 12 October 2020

Well known especially Stateside, Ring Africa has officially launched their range of indoor and outdoor home security cameras in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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