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 accountants...

Awareness training vital for e-mail security

Awareness training should be actively deployed to complement organisations' efforts to secure their e-mail systems. François 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 attack. Anna...