Advances in UV technology for disinfection

Ideco Biometrics is using ultraviolet technologies to destroy most known viruses and bacteria for disinfecting biometric sensors. The company has introduced Steri-C, an ultraviolet disinfection device to ensure the safe use of touch-based fingerprint readers. Steri-C...

Your digital footprint leaves clues behind

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) was a turning point in the adoption of the Information Age. Not only is it a time when technology impacts nearly every facet of our lives, it is also a time when we exist in a physical sense and have a digital footprint which...

Building a human firewall to address insider threats

During the first half of 2020, the FortiGuard Labs team found that evolving work environments and a greater reliance on personal devices presented new opportunities for cyber criminals to exploit enterprise networks. By Renee Tarun, deputy CISO/ vice-president:...

Tackling coronavirus-related fraud

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the United States has received over 175 000 consumer reports related to COVID-19 scams, totalling a mammoth $118.81-million (R1.986-billion) in losses. The top fraud reports relate to: online...