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Martin Potgieter, co-founder and technical director of NClose. The changing face of cyber defence 16 Apr 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle
Martin Potgieter, co-founder and technical director of NClose.
16 Apr 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle

Defence is changing, with less reliance on vendor-produced "prevention" technologies and a move to defence engineering, says NClose.

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How to build more secure software 10 Apr 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle
10 Apr 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle

By understanding the adversary, developers can help security and be a critical part of the security team, says Verizon.

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Cyber-terrorism: more Hollywood fad than genuine fear 19 Apr 2018 - by Rodney Weidemann
19 Apr 2018 - by Rodney Weidemann

While there can be no doubt that cyber-crime and cyber-terrorism are real threats, the dangers they pose are nowhere near what blockbuster films would have you believe.

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Ruba Borno: Customers \ Security at the forefront of Cisco partnership drive 18 Apr 2018 - by Chris Tredger
Ruba Borno: Customers \
18 Apr 2018 - by Chris Tredger

Company leverages partnership with ConnectWise to make it easier for partners to move into the managed security services space.

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Cyber crooks eye the pharmaceutical industry. Attackers target pharmaceutical companies 18 Apr 2018 - by Staff Writer
Cyber crooks eye the pharmaceutical industry.
18 Apr 2018 - by Staff Writer

PlugX RAT allows cyber criminals to perform various malicious operations on a system without the user's authorisation, says Kaspersky Lab.

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Microsoft president Brad Smith. Tech firms vow not to aid govt cyber attacks 18 Apr 2018 - by Reuters
Microsoft president Brad Smith.
18 Apr 2018 - by Reuters

Microsoft, Facebook and more than 30 other tech firms announce a joint pledge not to assist any government in offensive cyber attacks.

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Top five cyber attack categories targeting the government sector. White paper: Top five cyber attack categories targeting the government sector 16 Apr 2018 - by IBM South Africa
Top five cyber attack categories targeting the government sector.
16 Apr 2018 - by IBM South Africa

Cyber threats targeting the government sector have become a growing concern, according to IBM X-Force Security Incident Data.

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Some local firms say they have no intention of migrating to the cloud. Local firms admit to inadequate data protection 11 Apr 2018 - by Sibahle Malinga
Some local firms say they have no intention of migrating to the cloud.
11 Apr 2018 - by Sibahle Malinga

Over a quarter of local organisations have only a partially defined data protection strategy in place, the recent ITWeb Data Protection Survey has found.

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Gideon Bouwer, cyberlaw and criminal law forensics specialist at Cyber Law Forensics. Electronic handshakes as a cyber security tool 10 Apr 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle
Gideon Bouwer, cyberlaw and criminal law forensics specialist at Cyber Law Forensics.
10 Apr 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle

The handshake process can be used to preserve, protect and encrypt personal information to obtain compliancy, says Cyber Law Forensics.

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David Luyt, associate at Micahlsons. The art and science of infosec law compliance 9 Apr 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle
David Luyt, associate at Micahlsons.
9 Apr 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle

Businesses need to identify how their information has value before trying to comply with information security laws, says Micahlsons.

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Cisco announced as event sponsor of the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 6 Apr 2018 - by ITWeb
6 Apr 2018 - by ITWeb

ITWeb has announced that network hardware giant Cisco, has come on board as event sponsor of the ITWeb Security Summit 2018.

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Panda Security named Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant 2018 for Endpoint Protection Platforms 4 Apr 2018 - by Panda Security
4 Apr 2018 - by Panda Security

It has been named a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant 2018 for Endpoint Protection Platforms.

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William Boshoff, chief technical officer at Telspace Systems. Telspace appoints William Boshoff as CTO 3 Apr 2018 - by Admire Moyo
William Boshoff, chief technical officer at Telspace Systems.
3 Apr 2018 - by Admire Moyo

The information security company names William Boshoff as chief technical officer.

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Rapid7 recognised as a leader in Forrester's Vulnerability Risk Management report 29 Mar 2018 - by Me Talk Pretty
29 Mar 2018 - by Me Talk Pretty

The company was recognised as a leader in Forrester's Vulnerability Risk Management report.

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Jeremy Matthews, regional director for Panda Security. Rooting out advanced persistent threats 27 Mar 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle
Jeremy Matthews, regional director for Panda Security.
27 Mar 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle

High levels of visibility and control are needed to anticipate the security problems caused by these threats, says Panda Security.

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Panda Security announces inaugural summit on cyber security 27 Mar 2018 - by Panda Security
27 Mar 2018 - by Panda Security

The company will host its inaugural cyber-security summit in Madrid on 18 May.

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Vulnerability to malicious cyber-attacks or technical failure will increase as AI applications become more prevalent, says the AGCS report. AI applications may up cyber risks: report 26 Mar 2018 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe
Vulnerability to malicious cyber-attacks or technical failure will increase as AI applications become more prevalent, says the AGCS report.
26 Mar 2018 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe

Although AI-based applications bring many advantages for businesses, they also increase potential threats, says Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty.

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Stay ahead of evolving threats, attend the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 workshops 23 Mar 2018 - by ITWeb
23 Mar 2018 - by ITWeb

The three half-day workshops will be held on 21 May, at the Focus Rooms in Sunninghill, as part of the ITWeb Security Summit 2018.

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The biggest challenge security managers will face is shifting their perception of how to manage and assess risk. IOT security spending to reach $1.5bn in 2018 22 Mar 2018 - by Sibahle Malinga
The biggest challenge security managers will face is shifting their perception of how to manage and assess risk.
22 Mar 2018 - by Sibahle Malinga

Nearly 20% of global organisations have experienced one IOT-based attack in the past three years, says Gartner.

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Nkosana Mbokane, CEO of TechnoChange Solutions. Cyber security is a business strategic function 22 Mar 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle
Nkosana Mbokane, CEO of TechnoChange Solutions.
22 Mar 2018 - by Kirsten Doyle

Companies are mistaken when they relegate this to being just another IT function, warns TechnoChange Solutions.

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