Cyber crime is a national crisis costing the country a billion rand a year, a law firm said on Wednesday, 23 October. The FBI in the US listed South Africa as the sixth most active country where cyber crime took place.
24 Oct 2013
Finally, what you've all been waiting for! Bizcommunity.com's 2013 Biz Trends Report is now available for downloading in pdf format - and this year we've improved the quality for a better tablet experience!
Bizcommunity.com 13 Feb 2013
Libya's International Security and Safety Exhibition & Conference is expected to take place from 26-28 November 2013 at the Tripoli International Fairground, under the Patronage of Libya's Ministry of Defence and sponsored and supported by Libya's Ministry of Interior.
14 Jan 2013
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab's experts have outlined key security trends of 2012 and presented their views on the core threats of 2013. The most notable predictions for the next year include the continued rise of targeted attacks, cyber-espionage, and nation-state cyber-attacks, the evolving role of hacktivism, the development of controversial "legal" surveillance tools, and the increase in cybercriminal attacks targeting cloud-based services.
2 Jan 2013
According to Peter Harvey, the founder and CEO of payment gateway provider PayGate, Yuppiechef is one of the most successful online businesses staying one-step ahead of fraud attempts.
24 May 2012
To ensure cyber-shoppers avoid being scammed while hunting for the best holiday deals and presents online, ESET Southern Africa has issued the some important advice for South African online shoppers:
21 Dec 2011
MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Kaspersky Lab has announced that details of threats detected by the company's cloud technologies are now available on Securelist to all those interested in IT security.
6 Dec 2011
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has announced a new collaboration with TAG Heuer, the Swiss luxury watchmaker, which, in cooperation with ModeLabs Manufacture, has launched its first luxury touchscreen smartphone TAG Heuer LINK, operating on Android.
1 Dec 2011
PERTH, AUSTRALIA: Australia is to host international talks next year to tackle piracy, hoping to stop a crime that has seen hundreds of people taken hostage in this year, Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said on Friday, 4 November 2011.
1 Nov 2011
MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: 91% of companies globally have experienced an IT threat over the last 12 months according to Kaspersky Lab's Global IT Security Risks Survey. In fact, over the period, 61% of the attacks were due to malware infection, 48% of companies have noticed an increase in the number of cyber attacks and 30% of companies have lost critical business data.
27 Oct 2011
Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.
Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011
Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.
Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011
MOSCOW, RUSSIA / Johannesburg, SA: Kaspersky Lab warns Internet users of targeted attacks on newly launched Google Plus social networking site.
21 Jul 2011
LONDON, UK: Companies need to protect their sensitive data, but... Despite the serious threat posed to enterprises from accidental and malicious misuse of data, uptake of data loss prevention technology will remain low for the next four years, according to Ovum, one of the Datamonitor group of companies.
Published by Ovum 18 Apr 2011
LONDON, UK: Hot at its heels of an algorithm update to combat duplicate content last month, Google has followed up with "Panda", another algorithm change that hits purveyors of "low-quality content."
11 Mar 2011
SANTA CLARA, US: Intel Corporation has announced that its acquisition of McAfee Inc, is complete. McAfee will, however, continue developing and selling security products and services under its own brand.
9 Mar 2011
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has announced that it has been ranked among the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies worldwide by US business magazine Fast Company. Kaspersky Lab took 32nd place in the ranking, ahead of many global giants of IT industry.
3 Mar 2011
LONDON, UK: A new frontier for fraud and market abuse has opened up as the scale of sustainable business activity and 'green' projects grows while the controls and systems that protect them remain relatively weak, says a PwC report.
28 Feb 2011
SOUTHAMPTON, UK: Tim Berners-Lee, the man to thank for inventing the worldwide web, has spoken out about social networks and the danger they pose to internet usage. He reckons social networks are a 'threat to the web'.
1 Dec 2010
LONDON, UK: PwC is warning its public sector clients that spending constraints and staff cuts in the wrong places may leave the public sector open to fraud, as employees affected by redundancy (and suppliers faced with contract termination) seek to maximise their benefit on the way out. The report, Navigating Your Way Through Stormy Waters, focuses on increasing risks in this area.
12 Nov 2010
CHICAGO, US: Your neighbour may be borrowing more than just a cup of sugar ... according to a recent Mintel report, home Internet services saw revenues increase by only 3% over the past five years and Wi-Fi pirating could be part of the reason why.
18 Oct 2010
LONDON, UK: You need to speak the same language... Tackling the risk of security breaches in companies is being undermined by a potentially damaging breakdown in communication between the information security function, IT and the rest of the business, new joint research by PwC and (ISC)² reveals.
14 Oct 2010
LONDON, UK: A digital brand is the collective impression of all that is online about a person or a business, including your own, and it is important in establishing and building customer trust and loyalty. Increasingly, businesses use popular social networking sites such as Twitter to encompass their digital brand.
Howard Scott 13 Oct 2010
Dr Ian Cornish, regional MD of International SOS said expatriates, business and leisure travellers should be aware of the current risks of travel to Mozambique and have contingency plans in place.
8 Sep 2010
Africa brings unique experiences and visions to IT and security.
7 Sep 2010
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that Kaspersky PURE, its comprehensive home network protection solution, came first in tests designed to measure the effectiveness of the parental control modules of 10 of the industry's leading security solutions.
31 Aug 2010
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, is acting as sponsor for the new IT security magazine SecuREview. The independent, non-profit quarterly edition aims to raise awareness of IT security issues among the wider public by actively targeting users in all segments of the market.
20 Aug 2010