Ransomware epidemic is raging

Ransomware is, by multiple measures, the top cyber threat facing businesses today, with damages caused including downtime costs and recovery time. Current incident statistics are sobering: Every eleven seconds, a company will be hit by a ransomware attack in 2021. The...

A different approach to security

With worldwide cybersecurity spending expected to approach $42-billion by the end of this year, businesses are increasingly turning their attention to solutions that feature integrated protection. By Karl Fischer, DevOps team lead at Obsidian Systems The proliferation...

Top IT security threats in 2021

A tipping point for passwords, cloud jacking to emerge as a new risk, and zero trust will be the default position, as cyber risk grows dramatically in 2021. By Anna Collard, senior vice-president: content strategy and evangelist at KnowBe4 Africa Looking to the year...

Human fallibility the weakest link in cyber security

If the South African financial industry, and indeed the public at large, can learn one thing from the 2020 data breach at credit information agency Experian, it should be this: human fallibility is still the weakest link in the fight against cyberattacks. By Yash...

Security by design …

Security remains a consistent and ever-present challenge to the organisation today. The statistics that follow in its wake are certainly enough to keep any decision-maker awake at night. In 2020, Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report found that 94% of malware...

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