Securing the remote workforce

For many organisations, the need to suddenly enable a remote workforce at scale has overtaken long-term plans they may have had to gradually extend remote work capacity. By Doros Hadjizenonos, regional sales director at Fortinet In a such context, time is of the...

Datacentrix secures PSiRA certification

Datacentrix has received a formal Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) certification, making the company one of a handful of local ICT organisations to hold the proper accreditation for surveillance and security-related environments. PSiRA is the...

The importance of next-generation firewalls

Despite the benefits of a digital and always-connected business environment, cyber security risks have also evolved to become more sophisticated and increasingly pervasive. By Rentia Booysen, collaboration and networking lead at Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa As...

MSPs turn to cybersecurity, IoT

Cybersecurity specialisation and services linked to the Internet of Things lead the next wave of technology offerings from managed services providers (MSPs), according to a new report from CompTIA. Two-thirds of MSPs surveyed for the "Trends in Managed Services"...

Pause before you install

Kaspersky researchers have uncovered a new method of distributing malware: under the guise of fake security certificates. When users attempt to enter an infected site, an iframe appears stating the site's security certificate is out of date and the connection cannot...

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US government employees ignorant on ransomware

IBM Security has released the results of a new poll of US city and state employees which examines their preparedness for dealing with cyberattacks. The study found that 73% of government employees surveyed are concerned about impending ransomware threats to cities...

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