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Get To Know: Marc Lueck, CISO EMEA at Zscaler

Marc Lueck is CISO EMEA at Zscaler, a security technology vendor. He describes the importance of cybersecurity in an organisation and also speaks about the major area of investment in his industry. Describe your current job role. I am a field facing CISO working for Zscaler, a security technology...


Cybersecurity is more than a tech issue – it’s 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, according to Ryan Mer, Managing Director, eftsure Africa, a Know Your Payee (KYP) platform provider. “Too few senior managers view...


Ultima warns CEOs of huge security threat from employees returning to work

With the roadmap out of lockdown now underway, many employees are set to return to the office either part-time or full-time. While this might be an exciting development for many, businesses need to be aware of the IT risks the return poses, said Ultima. While companies may think they have good IT...


Staying ahead of cybercrime is a business imperative

It is predicted that there will be 7,5 billion Internet users by 2030 and that more than 111 billion lines of new software code is produced each year. While the growth is exciting, these statistics also outline the number of vulnerabilities open to exploitation. Together with an estimated ...


ESET reveals 62% of consumers use some form of FinTech

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, revealed that almost two-thirds (62%) of consumers worldwide use some form of FinTech app or platform. However, only 17% strongly feel that the quality of information available on the potential risks related to the usage of FinTech applications – such...


Creating a secure culture

Anna Collard, SVP Content Strategy and Evangelist, KnowBe4 Africa, explains how although it is important to invest in the right security technology, it’s equally important to not forget that people are your most important asset. Security. This is a word that can make a grown CFO tremble and...


Free technology training helps to boost the career of the future

A global shortage of cybersecurity professionals has become so severe that companies are increasingly at risk from hacking and industrial espionage. Protecting data and defending corporate networks is poised to be one of the most in-demand careers of the future. Yet companies are already...


Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team announces SentinelOne as cybersecurity partner

SentinelOne, an autonomous cybersecurity platform company, has been named the official cybersecurity partner of Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team as Aston Martin makes its return to Formula One racing in 2021. The partnership with Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team follows...


Cybersecurity leaders in UK and Ireland concerned their organisation is at risk

Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has unveiled the findings of its survey of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and Chief Security Officers (CSOs) based in the UK and Ireland, assessing their level of cyber preparedness. The survey revealed that more than half...


CyberSmart helps protect LegalEdge’s remote workforce

LegalEdge, a legal services company based in London, needed a solution which would ensure the security of its remote workforce. It turned to CyberSmart, a cybersecurity specialist for SMEs, which provides the government-backed Cyber Essentials certification, live customer support and a 24/7...


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