What’s causing today’s IT security gap?

What’s stopping global businesses from protecting their assets despite significant investments in cyber security programmes? That’s the question we asked ourselves when trying to determine what the reasons are behind the dangerous gap in modern IT...

Stay safe from mobile threats during the holidays

Digital transformation has pushed employees to use their personal devices for work. BYOD was previously a privilege extended to employees, but now becoming a critical component of today’s business infrastructure strategy. This problem is about to get worse as we...

The hidden cost of cryptojacking

After gaining momentum in mid-2017, we have seen a worldwide boom of digital cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Cryptocurrencies have become synonymous with Ransomware attacks, but now cybercriminals have discovered another way to make money – mining...

Card skimming gets more aggressive

Card skimming – the act of copying data from a credit card either to make a physical or virtual copy of the card – is not a new tactic for criminals. As a result, many an unsuspecting card payer has been unpleasantly surprised by unauthorised payments made...

This silly season, deal with spam and phishing

It’s the silly season, and while most go shopping, cyber criminals go phishing. With the larger volumes of promotional emails hitting inboxes over the festive and back-to-school period, now is the time for companies to step up email management. “Companies...

Adding threat intelligence to the security mix

Today’s threat landscape is so complex and fast-paced, it is impossible to prevent every threat or attack. The criminal organisations behind cybercrime are well-funded, and have the technical skills to stay ahead of mitigation tools and techniques. They target...