It has now become somewhat expected that a couple of months do not pass without us having to discover or hear about another data breach or cyberattack on a prominent South African business or organization. So common have the data breaches and leaks become that it appears people in South Africa, to a certain extent, have become desensitized to their potentially harmful effects.

What is even more worrying is that there are likely many more cyberattacks and data breaches that are not being disclosed by businesses and organizations in South Africa.

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