Varsities at mercy of rampaging cyber criminals

October 25, 2018 7:59 am8 comments
Cybercrime

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – ACADEMICS must be careful when online following the detection of multiple cyber attacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries, including South Africa, over the past year. This is according to a global cyber security company as several well-known universities have experienced at least one phishing […]

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Africa countries high on cyber attackers’ radar

September 27, 2018 6:49 am3 comments
Africa countries high on cyber attackers’ radar

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – AFRICAN companies have been urged to prioritise on security as the continent emerges a prime target for cyber attackers amid the rapid speed of digital transformation (DX). The recommendation follows findings by a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity that 67 percent of organisations […]

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Cybercrime a major challenge for Kenya businesses

September 21, 2018 6:50 am5 comments
Riaan Badenhorst, the General Manager at Kaspersky Lab Africa

CYBER-SECURITY is still a major issue for business in East Africa’s biggest economy. In fact, according to Africa’s Cybersecurity report, the cost of cyber-attacks in Kenya is approximately US$210 million with the most vulnerable being SMEs and particularly those in the financial services sector. In addition, there is a huge talent gap that […]

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