POPIA shines spotlight on cybersecurity

With the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) coming into effect from 1 July 2021, it is critical for organisations that have access to their clients’ sensitive information to ensure measures are taken to protect them. This is especially true for...

Awareness training vital for e-mail security

Awareness training should be actively deployed to complement organisations’ efforts to secure their e-mail systems. Fran├žois van Hirtum, chief technology officer of Obscure Technologies, says this is because hackers are increasingly targeting people as security...

Anomaly detection the first layer in data management and protection

Cybercrime incidents have surged in the last year, as malicious actors take advantage of the current global situation, including the work from home (WFH) trend. By Kate Mollett, regional director at Commvault Africa As IT has evolved, so too has ransomware, and...

An enterprise guide to not being phished

Phishing mitigation is everything. It’s the end point, the touchpoint, the ultimate moment at which you’re training and security strategies have prevented an employee from making that terrible mistake of clicking on that link, of exposing the business to...

How to embrace digital transformation, securely

Most organisations in business today understand the importance of digital transformation. The events of the past year or so in particular have accelerated it as an imperative, as organisations were forced to adapt to new, digital-first ways of doing things. By...

We are still building walls to defend against nuclear attacks

While the growing number of data breaches and cyber attacks on companies shows that organisations are often not adequately equipped to protect themselves against such threats, privacy regulations being rolled out in many countries, such as GDPR in Europe and PoPIA in...