It’s not security: it’s education

Imagine the scenario: you're on the frontline of a call-centre, helping run a customer service helpline. By Jeremy van Doorn, senior director of solutions engineering: SDDC at VMware EMEA You receive a call from a woman - she's flustered, and you can hear a baby...

Sophos advances endpoint detection and response

Sophos has unveiled an updated version of its Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), the first solution designed for both security analysts and IT administrators, available now in Sophos Intercept X Advanced and Intercept X Advanced for Server with EDR. Sophos also...

Cyber criminals are not on lockdown …

South Africans are under increasing financial pressure due to the nationwide lockdown and cyber criminals are no exception. With lockdown restrictions slowly being lifted, insurer Dialdirect encourages continued vigilance when it comes to cyber security. "One must...

Taking advantage of the vulnerable

In the US, a popular job placement agency was used as the hunting grounds for scammers looking to take advantage of people in desperate need of work. The scam was simple - set up an alluring job offer, get victims to enter highly sensitive personal information, use...

PhishRIP removes suspicious emails from inboxes

KnowBe4 has launched a new feature to its PhishER product called PhishRIP, which helps security professionals remove, inoculate and protect against email threats faster. Technical controls do not filter out all of the malicious emails that come into a user’s inbox....

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40% of data breaches affect customer information

Customers’ personal information is involved in data breaches more often than any other type of corporate data. According to Kaspersky’s IT Security Risks Survey, this sort of data leakage may result in reputational and financial losses, as well as regulation penalties...

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