SECURITY

The great non-divide between cyber security and geopolitics

The great non-divide between cyber security and geopolitics

Geopolitics, in which national security and strategy are often rooted, is just as relevant as ever in the face of threats related to cybersecurity. Read More

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RSA announces RSA NetWitness Suite RSA announces RSA NetWitness Suite RSA, The Security Division of EMC, has unveiled the RSA NetWitness Suite, an advanced threat detection ...
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Tackling cybercrime requires new skills, says ministerTackling cybercrime requires new skills, says minister Nigeria's ComTech Minister, Adebayo Shittu, says new skills are needed to address the global threat ...
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Women treasure images on connected devices more than men, yet fail to protect themWomen treasure images on connected devices more than men, yet fail to protect them Over half (59%) of women in South Africa value the photos and videos they store on ...
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Saturday 6 Aug

Nowhere to hide

How cyber-security needs to move from hopeful attempts at outright prevention, to real-time detection and neutralization.»
Wednesday 3 Aug

Buhari advised on national addressing system

NIGERIA
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to establish a national addressing system in the country to check the crime rate in the country.»
Friday 29 Jul

Beware of the free livestream

Not all livestreaming sites are created equal when it comes to their inherent security measures, warns Networks Unlimited.»
Friday 29 Jul

Arbor Cloud wins gold at Network Product Guide IT World Awards

Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Arbor Cloud a gold winner in the 2016 IT World Awards for Best Security Services.»
Thursday 28 Jul

Networks Unlimited invests in securing Africa’s Wi-Fi connections

SOUTH AFRICA
Networks Unlimited is focusing its efforts on securing its customers wireless access, and has started to create awareness through hosting training and roadshows across South Africa.»
Wednesday 27 Jul

Cisco report predicts next generation of ransomware

Cisco’s 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report predicts the next generation of ransomware and new tactics emerging to maximise profit. »
Wednesday 27 Jul

Arbor Networks releases global DDoS attack data for first half of 2016

Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT, has released global distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack data for the first six months of 2016, which shows a continuing escalation in both the size and frequency of attacks. »
Wednesday 20 Jul

Cybercrooks steal N127b annually in Nigeria, says ComTech minister

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s ComTech Minister, Barr Adebayo Shittu, has lamented that Nigeria loses N127 billion annually to cyber thieves, warning that if it is not addressed, it posed a great deal of threat to the national economy.»
Friday 15 Jul

F5 introduces standalone security products to defend against targeted attacks

F5 DDoS Hybrid Defender provides superior infrastructure protection by combining multilayered DDoS defence across network, session, and application layers.»
Friday 15 Jul

Ethical Hacking students can’t get a heck of a job

BOTSWANA
Botswana ethical hacking students report that they are failing to break into the local job market. »
Thursday 14 Jul

Pokémon GO: Sophos warns against malicious copycats

Researchers at IT security company Sophos have warned mobile users to be cautious when downloading augmented reality (AR) mobile games.»
Wednesday 13 Jul

New PCI multifactor authentication rules: Is it too late?

The PCI (Payment Card Industry) Security Council has extended its requirements for multi-factor authentication to anyone who has access to credit card data.  »
Tuesday 12 Jul

Web apps, a leading cause of security breaches

Web applications are the leading cause of security incidents for financial services, according to the 2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report; this is up from 31 percent from last year’s report. »
Friday 8 Jul

Analyst firm Ovum publishes SWOT analysis of Arbor Networks Spectrum v2.1

Arbor Networks has announced that leading global telecoms analyst firm, Ovum, had published a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis of version 2.1 of Arbor Networks Spectrum.»
Tuesday 5 Jul

New RSA Via solution innovations strengthen identity assurance and governance

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, has announced new, innovative identity assurance and identity governance capabilities in RSA Via, designed to help organisations effectively balance security and user convenience as they assure identities and better govern and manage privileged access. »
Monday 4 Jul

Study affirms the DDoS challenge

SOUTH AFRICA
The threat of DDoS is becoming ever more ubiquitous and attackers continue to ramp up in both scale and frequency.»

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