How to rob a bank in the 21st century

In the early 1980s, South Africans were gripped by tales of the most infamous bank robbery gangs the country had ever known: The Stander Gang. The gang would boldly walk into banks, brandishing weapons, demand cash and simply disappear. These days, a criminal...

Use advanced AI to stay ahead of cybercriminals

Staying ahead of today’s accelerated cybercrime trends requires adding artificial intelligence (AI) to an organisation’s network security strategy, writes Doros Hadjizenonos, regional director: SADC at Fortinet. As the threat landscape continues to evolve...

Tech holds the future of home security

The future of home security will see threats detected and responded to – before a crime can be committed. Making use of big data, home security systems are now able to analyse camera streams and proactively alert armed response service providers. This is a...

Fine balance between cost saving and proper security

There is a massive misconception that small and medium size businesses are less vulnerable to cyberattacks and in particular email threats. The opposite is in fact true as they generally do not have adequate security measures in place, writes Cloudbox CEO Justin...

The pain of the password

Password breaches are all too common nowadays and the biggest challenge is to keep a different complex password for every website or app, writes John Mc Loughlin, CEO of J2 Software. Most people use the same passwords on multiple sites and, when one of those sites is...

Playing security against productivity: the domino effect

To deliver work quickly, employees often look for ways to cut corners. It’s not malicious. It’s meant in the spirit of gaining faster time-to-market, increasing brand awareness, meeting end-of-quarter goals, and delivering rapidly in a warp-speed world....