SA anti-crime tech exported through Africa

Amid the prevailing climate of economic doom and gloom are many South African success stories. The security seal industry, specialising in securing moveable goods and high-value assets using tamper-evident plastic seals, bags and similar, is one of these. This is...

Firm opens up flagship threat detection service

A cyber security firm is aiming to make threat detection and protection available to all business regardless of size or resources. Foregenix has updated its flagship FGX-Web solution to ensure even the smallest companies can detect external vulnerabilities on their...

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 doesn't...

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 rapidly, it...

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...

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