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An integrated approach to fighting the insider threat 11 Dec 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle
11 Dec 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle

An integrated approach to identity management will draw a picture about users' behaviour within the organisation related to access to systems, says IBM Security.

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Cyber security top of mind for WEF elite 18 Jan 2018 - by Paula Gilbert
18 Jan 2018 - by Paula Gilbert

The World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report for 2018 ranks cyber attacks, a deteriorating geopolitical landscape and environmental risks among the top worries for the coming year.

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Ismychildbeingcyberbullied.co.za tries to help address the cyber bullying problem in SA. Cyber bullying monitoring site makes its debut 18 Jan 2018 - by Staff Writer
Ismychildbeingcyberbullied.co.za tries to help address the cyber bullying problem in SA.
18 Jan 2018 - by Staff Writer

KidTech launches ismychildbeingcyberbullied.co.za to help parents identify whether their children are victims of cyber bullying.

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Many in the crowded US cyber security start-ups market struggle to live up to their early promise. Cyber security start-ups fall on harder times 18 Jan 2018 - by Reuters
Many in the crowded US cyber security start-ups market struggle to live up to their early promise.
18 Jan 2018 - by Reuters

Only a handful of cyber security start-ups have successfully sold themselves or floated in the stock market in recent years.

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E-mail-related threats are SA's biggest security concern. SA at higher risk of phishing scams: report 16 Jan 2018 - by Sibahle Malinga
E-mail-related threats are SA's biggest security concern.
16 Jan 2018 - by Sibahle Malinga

The number of local organisations dealing with regular security incidents originating from deceptive e-mails is on the rise, says a PhishMe report.

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Crypto-currency miners found in pirated software 16 Jan 2018 - by Staff Writer
16 Jan 2018 - by Staff Writer

Although mining software is not considered strictly malicious, it degrades the device's system performance, says Kaspersky Lab.

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Cybercrime-as-a-service 16 Jan 2018 - by Alison Job
16 Jan 2018 - by Alison Job

Black Friday had specials on malware for beginners. You can't make this stuff up!

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Panda Cybersecurity Report 2017: Africa in top 10 targeted regions 8 Jan 2018 - by Panda Security
8 Jan 2018 - by Panda Security

PandaLabs analysed 75 million distinct malware files from January 2017 to October 2017, with Africa in the top 10 targeted regions.

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In 2018, attacks will continue to be effective through an increase in sophistication. 2018 poised for action in cyber security realm 8 Jan 2018 - by Admire Moyo
In 2018, attacks will continue to be effective through an increase in sophistication.
8 Jan 2018 - by Admire Moyo

The shortage of skilled workers, an increase in cloud adoption and the Internet of things are some of the biggest challenges facing the industry.

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Intel chip users need to download a patch and update their operating system to fix a set of security flaws found this week. New security flaws put virtually all phones, computers at risk 4 Jan 2018 - by Reuters
Intel chip users need to download a patch and update their operating system to fix a set of security flaws found this week.
4 Jan 2018 - by Reuters

A set of security flaws have been revealed which would let hackers steal sensitive information from nearly any modern computing device.

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North Korea hits back at US claims that it unleashed the WannaCry cyber attack. North Korea denies links to any cyber attacks 21 Dec 2017 - by Reuters
North Korea hits back at US claims that it unleashed the WannaCry cyber attack.
21 Dec 2017 - by Reuters

The country's foreign ministry rejects US claims that it is to blame for the WannaCry cyber attack.

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The US says it has clear evidence that North Korea was responsible for the WannaCry cyber attack earlier this year. US says Facebook, Microsoft disabled North Korean cyber threats 20 Dec 2017 - by Reuters
The US says it has clear evidence that North Korea was responsible for the WannaCry cyber attack earlier this year.
20 Dec 2017 - by Reuters

The White House says that the tech giants thwarted a number of North Korean cyber threats last week.

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A screenshot shows a WannaCry ransomware demand. US blames North Korea for 'WannaCry' cyber attack 19 Dec 2017 - by Reuters
A screenshot shows a WannaCry ransomware demand.
19 Dec 2017 - by Reuters

Donald Trump's administration believes the North Korean government carried out the WannaCry attack.

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FireEye disclosed an attack targeted at Triconex industrial safety technology from Schneider Electric. Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack 15 Dec 2017 - by Reuters
FireEye disclosed an attack targeted at Triconex industrial safety technology from Schneider Electric.
15 Dec 2017 - by Reuters

The attack targeted the Triconex industrial safety technology from Schneider Electric.

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Shailendra Harri, Business Development, CHM Vuwani. Stay cyber safe this festive period 14 Dec 2017 - by Alison Job
Shailendra Harri, Business Development, CHM Vuwani.
14 Dec 2017 - by Alison Job

As 2017 draws to a close, it is important to be vigilant and stay cyber safe.

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The Bill proposes revisions to the offences of unlawful access to data, incitement of violence and cyber bullying. Revised cyber crimes Bill irons out sticking points 12 Dec 2017 - by Admire Moyo
The Bill proposes revisions to the offences of unlawful access to data, incitement of violence and cyber bullying.
12 Dec 2017 - by Admire Moyo

Many concerns have been addressed in the revised Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill.

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When it comes to cloud applications, ignorance is not a defence, says Jon Hamlet, country manager at Symantec. What's the state of shadow IT in your company? 11 Dec 2017 - by Suzanne Franco
When it comes to cloud applications, ignorance is not a defence, says Jon Hamlet, country manager at Symantec.
11 Dec 2017 - by Suzanne Franco

A survey is being run to determine the current business attitude towards cloud services and shadow IT.

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Seventy-seven percent of companies globally have suffered from some kind of attack during the last 12 months. Upsurge in DDOS attacks; attacks on POS systems 8 Dec 2017 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa
Seventy-seven percent of companies globally have suffered from some kind of attack during the last 12 months.
8 Dec 2017 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa

The Christmas sales are making retailer revenues an attractive target for cyber criminals, Kaspersky warns.

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Securing the enterprise network with artificial intelligence 8 Dec 2017 - by Pieter Engelbrecht
8 Dec 2017 - by Pieter Engelbrecht

AI and machine learning can work hand-in-hand on enterprise networks, learning the various nuances of the risks associated with cyber attacks, says Pieter Engelbrecht, Business Unit Manager for HPE Aruba.

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Citrix predicts that in 2018 biometrics and behaviour analytics will replace passwords. The death of the password 8 Dec 2017 - by Staff Writer
Citrix predicts that in 2018 biometrics and behaviour analytics will replace passwords.
8 Dec 2017 - by Staff Writer

Citrix predicts that in 2018 we will see traditional passwords replaced by biometrics, behaviour analytics and the like.

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