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Tech-savvy youth to plug Africa cyber skills gap

July 15, 2019 2:32 pm0 comments
Cybercrime

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – YOUNGSTERS have been encouraged to consider taking up cybersecurity focused careers to address the widening skills gap and tackle unemployment. The call comes as the globe marks World Youth Skills Day, celebrated annually on July 15. It signifies a day where rising unemployment among the youth is highlighted […]

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Tech crucial in future SA polls but cybercrooks lurk

June 24, 2019 5:35 am2 comments
Cybercrime

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – TECHNOLOGY offers the greatest promise of overcoming the challenges encountered in South Africa’s recent elections but cybercrime is a major risk to these prospects. This is according to the chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa, Glen Mashini, as factors such as “double voting” […]

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Financial sector at mercy of emerging cyber threats

January 22, 2019 1:11 pm25 comments
Cybercrime

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – CYPTOJACKING, encrypted traffic and botnets have been identified as three major attack strategies financial security teams must paying special attention to in addition to mobile threats. By definition, cryptojacking, is the unauthorised use of a user’s computer and devices by cybercriminals in order to mine for valuable online currencies (cryptocurrency) while […]

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