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BlackBerry secures group phone calls and messages from high-risk eavesdropping

BlackBerry has announced its SecuSUITE for government offering now provides certified end-to-end encryption of all group phone calls and instant messages for governments and enterprises alike. The global pandemic has forced millions of employees into working from home. To avoid disruption, teams...


Cleansing the digital ecosystem

While modern technology is advancing rapidly, so are cyberthreats and the damage they do to the digital ecosystem. Glasswall, a UK-based company, delivers protection against these sophisticated threats, using its unique file-cleansing technology. Glasswall’s CEO, Danny Lopez, talks to...


Deep Dive: Rami El Malak, CEO and co-founder of spiderSilk

Businesses are finding themselves in the unviable position of having to deal with rampant cyberthreats while they push their Digital Transformation strategies forward and continue to navigate the remote workforce environment. Improving cyber-resilience can be a daunting task especially for...


Government agencies can prevent cyberattacks through good cybersecurity hygiene and employee education

In the post-pandemic climate, most governments have had to adapt and digitalise. However, this has led to an onslaught of cyberattacks. Wissam Saadeddine, Senior Manager – MENA at Infoblox, provides insight into how governing agencies can battle these threats and changes. While working in...


Why EDR should be a key component of your overall cybersecurity strategy

Today’s sophisticated cyberthreats require new, advanced approaches to prevention and defence. Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is one such tool which is helping to keep organisations secure. Here, Bogdan Carlescu, Acting Cybersecurity Professional and Product Marketing Director at...


UK reports £5.7 million in cybercrime financial loss so far this year

British people and businesses have suffered financial losses of £5.7 million from a reported 14,883 cybercrime incidents since the start of the year.  The new study from click fraud prevention experts, PPC Shield, indicates that malicious hacking,...


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 ...


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