SECURITY

RSA research reveals blind spots in threat detection

RSA research reveals blind spots in threat detection

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, has released the results of a new Threat Detection Effectiveness Survey. Read More

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Banking security in Africa reaching a tipping pointBanking security in Africa reaching a tipping point Entersekt CEO Schalk Nolte looks at the growing security risks for banks and financial institutions in ...
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Liquid Telecom Kenya launches data protection ‘CrashPlan for Africa’ Liquid Telecom Kenya launches data protection ‘CrashPlan for Africa’ In a bid to guard against rising cases of IT related frauds causing financial losses to ...
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Nigeria loses N127bn to cyber thievesNigeria loses N127bn to cyber thieves Between 2013 and 2014, the activities of criminals who chose the cyber space as their platform ...
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Monday 18 Apr

Staying one step ahead of information security threats

The need to continually adapt to an increasingly hostile environment has resulted in a significant change from the familiar security measures that kept us “comfortable” a mere five years ago. »
Thursday 14 Apr

ESET warns of new Facebook threat

ESET has warned of malicious links being sent to Facebook users under the title: “My video”, “My first video”, or “Private video”.»
Thursday 7 Apr

What you need to know about WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption

Users of the instant messaging service WhatsApp will now benefit from more secure conversations after the company announced it has turned on full end-to-end encryption.  »
Thursday 31 Mar

Arbor Networks’ on-premise DDoS solution wins gold for best security hardware

Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), has announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Arbor Networks as the winner of four of its Global Excellence Awards.»
Wednesday 30 Mar

Students unveil fingerprint car starting module

UGANDA
It is often said that necessity is the mother of inventions and this may be deemed true with finger print motor starter, a new innovation from Uganda developed by software engineering students of Makerere University.»
Thursday 17 Mar

Remember governance in the rush to next generation platforms

Enterprises are actively looking to next generation application and analytics platforms, but they need to be aware that the platforms alone cannot assure quality data and effective data governance, warns KID.»
Wednesday 16 Mar

Forgot password? Behaviour metrics authentication in mobile devices

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, says the future is truly about choice and providing secure authentication that makes it easy for users to comply with security policies. »
Wednesday 16 Mar

Arbor cybercrime solution showcased to mitigate growing cybercrime in Nigeria

NIGERIA
Arbor Networks, together with its value added distributor, Networks Unlimited, recently partnered with leading ICT companies in Nigeria, with the aim of providing a skilled security service to customers in the region.»
Monday 14 Mar

Cybercrime targets ‘big fish’ as phishing turns to ‘whaling’ attacks

An emerging trend among cyber crime syndicates is to target single large organisations or high net worth individuals in attacks dubbed ‘whaling’, warns Galix.»
Wednesday 9 Mar

New Kaspersky Internet Security for Android managed via smartwatch

Kaspersky Lab has unveiled a new version of Kaspersky Internet Security for Android that, in addition to offering improved performance speed and protection quality, includes an option for managing protection via Android Wear devices.»
Tuesday 8 Mar

SA firm takes world first mobile biometrics console to Washington

SOUTH AFRICA
SA-based biometrics experts Ideco will travel to the US next week for the global launch of its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit, which it expects to take the identification world by storm.»
Monday 7 Mar

RSA Via solution gains momentum in the marketplace, here’s why

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, says that its RSA Via portfolio of identity products, and specifically RSA Via Access, is gaining momentum in the marketplace. »
Thursday 3 Mar

MTN working to address Sim swop issues

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN South Africa says it has noted the reports about customers losing money from their personal bank accounts.»
Thursday 25 Feb

Relentless threat environment drives demand for managed security services

Arbor Networks has released its 11th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) offering direct insights from the global operational security community.»
Wednesday 24 Feb

Kaspersky Lab: Mobile malware volumes triple

The volume of malware targeting users of mobile devices grew more than three times in 2015, compared to 2014. »
Monday 22 Feb

CCTV probe: We have nothing to fear, says ZTE

NIGERIA
Chinese telecoms OEM ZTE says it has nothing to fear over a House of Representatives probe into the $470 million NPSCS project.»

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Criticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecsCriticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecs

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IBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South AfricaIBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South Africa

IBM is opening a new IBM Cloud Data Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new cloud center is the result of a close collaboration with Gijima and Vodacom and is designed to support cloud adoption and customer demand across the continent.  

COMPANY NEWS

Keeping up with the mobile banking evolution

Africa especially has witnessed the trend of mobile banking, due to the well-known fact that today more people on the continent have access to a mobile phone ...