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Arbor Networks ponders what triggered the DBE hack - and how attackers did it
Thu, 20th Jul 2017
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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arbor networks
Questions abound on what triggered recent DBE website hacking and Arbor Networks ponders on possible tactics used.
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DST donates IT equipment to Mtubatuba school in Mandela Day spirit
Thu, 20th Jul 2017
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department of science and technology
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european
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industrial
The Department of Science and Technology also refurbished classrooms by installing new doors and windows at Khulubone Primary School.
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Microsoft to build data centres in Africa, for Africa
Tue, 18th Jul 2017
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microsoft
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cloud services
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colocation
Microsoft to deliver cloud services in Africa through data centers in Johannesburg and Cape Town, set to be available in 2018.
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SkyGroup Communications: New conference system now available in South Africa
Tue, 18th Jul 2017
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uc
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skygroup
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european
South African distributor SkyGroup Communications has made the Yealink VC800 Room System for video conferencing available in the country.
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DRS CEO: “There are 3 groups of hackers: black, grey and white.”
Wed, 12th Jul 2017
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hackers
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security vulnerabilities
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dynamic recovery services
Most of us get a mental image of an anonymous, hooded figure, bent over a computer in some dark recess of the web when the word hacker is mentioned.
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Khonology: Competition or collaboration between fintech and banks?
Thu, 6th Jul 2017
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fintech
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khonology
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crowdfunding
Fintech firms are posing competition to traditional financial institutions after the 2008 financial crisis, says crowdfunding provider WLCF.
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Organisations should test-drive business plans for continuity and cyber-resilience
Wed, 5th Jul 2017
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cloud services
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dr
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business continuity
Testing, and particularly crisis simulations and penetration testing, help identify weaknesses and also help to refine the business continuity plan.
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Sophos responds to new variant of Petya ransomware
Wed, 5th Jul 2017
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
These attacks are upping the ante, as they hit services that affect people’s day-to-day activity; such as healthcare, and postal services.
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Third-party app downloads could pose serious security issues – Securicom
Mon, 3rd Jul 2017
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cloud services
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apps
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cios
At least 27% of the apps introduced by employees into enterprise environments posed a high-security risk, research has found.