Information Security

Total 147 Posts

Data protection and privacy laws compliance in South Africa

We sat in conversation with Andrew Bourne, regional manager for Africa at Zoho, to understand the awareness and readiness of South African companies regarding the Protection of Personal Information Act.

The mind of a cyber criminal

Cybercriminals are in it for one thing: financial pay-off. They want the money that comes with offering their tools or services, selling stolen data, extortion like ransomware, or plain fraud.

Cybersecurity is not just a tech issue but a business problem too

A concerning number of South African companies are not prepared for the inevitability of a cyberattack despite the significant financial and reputational risks.

World Cyber Security Summit 2021 review

In its 10th edition now, The World Cyber Security Summit, is the assembly point for Africaโ€™s cyber defence cavalry. Every year, cybersecurity practitioners from across Africa gather to take stock of the ever-increasing cyber threat landscape.

Africaโ€™s cloud is a matter of data sovereignty and national security

Africa is in an innovation battle over its cloud computing landscape. Multinationals are quickly scrambling and consolidating their positions as โ€˜kings of dataโ€™ in Africa.

How to protect yourself against online scammers

The ploys of online fraudsters are becoming incredibly difficult to detect, and so are their agendas. Itโ€™s no longer simple financial fraud โ€“ this new wave of online scamming now encompasses identity theft, voter manipulation, misuse of personal data - and everything in between.

Why online privacy is important when betting and how you can protect yours

The launch of online betting and growth in the popularity of mobile gambling apps means an ever-increasing number of adults are placing bets on their Android and iOS devices. The best sportsbook apps allow users to bet on their favourite sports including football, cricket, boxing, tennis, and basketball in a