Effective data security includes implementing robust data encryption measures, stringent access controls and regular staff training programmes
We can’t hope to shield our kids from any and all cyber-abuse, but we can equip them to deal with it
SA businesses face unprecedented levels of cyber attacks as global security vulnerabilities against systems reach their highest recorded level.
In terms of both legislation and practical reality, South Africans have faced far closer scrutiny of their private communication than US citizens.
How vulnerable is South Africa to cyber attacks that have the potential to threaten national security?
There isn’t much going for cyber defenders.
Information security is becoming an important tool in protecting citizens, companies and the government from cyber crime and cyber terrorism.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has accused China of waging cyber espionage against the United States.
Online offences cost the SA economy millions, have dire implications for the victims, and are on the rise.
Did Sven Kamphuis lead mega cyber attacks on the West or is his reputation being inflated by his foes?
A study shows few South Africans are taking necessary precautions to keep their mobile devices safe and secure when accessing the internet.
The accepted doctrine about how to create these annoying codes is failing our security, writes Oliver Burkeman.
Davos has called for global action against cybercrime, saying countries should have clear laws against it.
Spam, phishing, viruses, malware and identity theft … cyber criminals are getting more audacious. Can anything be done?
Kopeng Obed Bapela has called for the decryption of BlackBerry Messenger-type services should there be an increase in cybercrime in the space.
New forms of fraud are emerging that are making bank cyber fraud even more lucrative than the drug trade, says an auditing expert.
An estimated 60% of South African businesses are not insured against cyberattacks while most are not aware insurance against these attacks exists.
ESET has highlighted new cyber scams emerging in South Africa following the recent killing of Osama bin Laden and ongoing conflict in Libya.