SECURITY

Separating the attack that matters from the noise

Separating the attack that matters from the noise

It has almost become the norm for a business to be compromised by a security attack. The emphasis today is thus more on how a business responds to the attack, that is how have they prepared for the breach and how do they communicate it?  Read More

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Enhancing your security posture to fight new ransomware threats Enhancing your security posture to fight new ransomware threats Petya ransomware is proving to be one of the top cybersecurity stories of 2016. 
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Arbor stops malware in its tracks Arbor stops malware in its tracks There is always a substantial amount of banking trojan activity taking place, however, recent developments have ...
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Networks Unlimited certifies Fortinet partners in East Africa Networks Unlimited certifies Fortinet partners in East Africa Value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited is intensifying its footprint in East Africa, training its partners and customers ...
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Friday 20 May

Understanding the risk and cost of a DDoS attack

Thw Arbor Networks white paper, The business value of DDoS protections, says a continuing and growing threat to service availability is distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. »
Friday 20 May

Addressing the threat of cyber-crime in the digital era

Globally-connected cyber-attacks require globally connected and seamlessly integrated cyber defences.»
Thursday 19 May

DDoS attacks: An operational risk that should be included in enterprise risk assessments

Today’s enterprises are increasingly motivated to formalise their IT security and place it firmly within the context of their enterprise risk management and business continuity planning. »
Wednesday 18 May

International Conference on the Internet on in Gaborone

BOTSWANA
The University of Botswana is hosting the First International Conference on the Internet, Cyber Security and Information Systems in Gaborone to the 20th May 2016 at The Gaborone International Convention Center (GICC). »
Saturday 14 May

Arbor Networks report finds relentless threat environment

Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), has released its 11th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) offering direct insights from the global operational security community on a comprehensive range of issues.»
Monday 9 May

No More Excuses – Time to Get a Grip on Your Cloud Security

Newfound optimism for the cloud inevitably means more critical and sensitive data is put into cloud services. And that means security is going to become a massive issue, says Intel. »
Friday 29 Apr

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.»
Tuesday 26 Apr

Banking security in Africa reaching a tipping point

Entersekt CEO Schalk Nolte looks at the growing security risks for banks and financial institutions in Africa and explains why complacency is no longer an option.  »
Friday 22 Apr

Liquid Telecom Kenya launches data protection ‘CrashPlan for Africa’

KENYA
In a bid to guard against rising cases of IT related frauds causing financial losses to businesses, Liquid Telecom Kenya has launched a backup and restore service dubbed CrashPlan for Africa, for businesses in Kenya to secure their data.»
Thursday 21 Apr

Nigeria loses N127bn to cyber thieves

NIGERIA
Between 2013 and 2014, the activities of criminals who chose the cyber space as their platform of operation has cost Nigeria a whopping N127billion.»
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.»

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