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Cyber crime a national crisis
Cyber crime a national crisis

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

If you're content, we're content
If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013

Subhash Chandra
Best programs to protect passwords

The majority of the regular internet users are youths starting from the age of six. In these years, their curiosity is in an all-time high, and the worldwide web has provided an easy access to all the answers.

By Subhash Chandra 15 Feb 2013

[2013 trends] Pdf of 2013 Biz Trends Report now available
[2013 trends] Pdf of 2013 Biz Trends Report now available

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!

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 13 Feb 2013

Libya government supports Tripoli intl security exhibition

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

Kaspersky Lab outlines key security trends in 2012; predicts core threats for 2013
Kaspersky Lab outlines key security trends in 2012; predicts core threats for 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

VPN services vs free anonymity services

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, US: VPN services, while not pricey, can be perceived as an inconvenient expense. You may wonder if it's worth buying a VPN package when you can just use anonymity services for free...

By Veronica Clyde 27 Dec 2012

Beating online fraud

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

Online shoppers cautioned again
Online shoppers cautioned again

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

Overview of the latest threat statistics and global danger areas
Overview of the latest threat statistics and global danger areas

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 announces TAG Heuer partnership
Kaspersky Lab announces TAG Heuer partnership

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

Australia to host global piracy talks

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

Kaspersky Lab releases Global IT Security Risks Survey results
Kaspersky Lab releases Global IT Security Risks Survey results

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

How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news
How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news

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.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters
Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters

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.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011

Cybercriminals target Google Plus
Cybercriminals target Google Plus

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / Johannesburg, SA: Kaspersky Lab warns Internet users of targeted attacks on newly launched Google Plus social networking site.

21 Jul 2011

Uptake of data loss prevention technology to remain low, despite risks
Uptake of data loss prevention technology to remain low, despite risks

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.

By Published by Ovum 18 Apr 2011

eCommerce sites urged to clean up content before Google's 'Panda' goes global
eCommerce sites urged to clean up content before Google's 'Panda' goes global

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

Intel completes acquisition of McAfee
Intel completes acquisition of McAfee

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

Fast Company ranks Kaspersky among world's top 50 most innovative companies
Fast Company ranks Kaspersky among world's top 50 most innovative companies

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

Green fraud - crime's new frontier
Green fraud - crime's new frontier

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

The latest threat to the Internet?
The latest threat to the Internet?

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

Cuts in the wrong place will leave public sector open to fraud
Cuts in the wrong place will leave public sector open to fraud

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

Internet piracy slows home subscription growth, reports Mintel
Internet piracy slows home subscription growth, reports Mintel

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

Communication: Five key steps for the business, IT and security leader
Communication: Five key steps for the business, IT and security leader

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

Protect your digital brand against Twitter
Protect your digital brand against Twitter

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.

By Howard Scott 13 Oct 2010

Maputo still on the alert list
Maputo still on the alert list

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

CIOs play a key role in security says Kaspersky Lab
CIOs play a key role in security says Kaspersky Lab

Africa brings unique experiences and visions to IT and security.

7 Sep 2010

Kaspersky achieves PURE success
Kaspersky achieves PURE success

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 sponsors publication of new SecuREview magazine
Kaspersky Lab sponsors publication of new SecuREview magazine

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

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