Ryan Mer of EFTSure

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...
Cyber Attack

Virgin Active South Africa hit by cyber-attack

Virgin Active has informed its members that “sophisticated cybercriminals” have launched a cyber-attack against the company. The company said on Friday it became aware of...

Staying safe with tap and go

As the world struggles through a global pandemic that has, through the manner of its transmission, severely constrained human contact, so new ways have...
Hacked accounts at Microsoft

Hackers breach thousands of Microsoft customers around the world

A sophisticated attack on Microsoft's widely used business email software is morphing into a global cybersecurity crisis, as hackers race to infect as many...
Be aware of free wifi

Top tips for using free Wi-Fi without getting hacked

South Africans who want to browse the web or access online services for work or entertainment while using a public Wi-Fi network are cautioned...
Lexis Sign

12 ways digital signatures can aid businesses working remotely

While South Africa has moved to lower levels of its COVID-19 lockdown, the risk of renewed waves or surges of the pandemic over the...
Protect your data after experian data leak

How to Protect Yourself and Your Company after the Experian Data Leak

According to official communications from Experian, a consumer, business and credit information services agency, an individual in South Africa claiming to represent a legitimate...
hacker email fraud

Conveyancing Firm Taken for R500K Through Email Hack

This is something that is happening more often in our local conveyancing circles. It seems law firms seem to think “it happens to others,...
Herbert Smith Freehills

Experian hack: promulgation of cybercrimes bill will tighten noose on hackers

Less than 2 months after the commencement of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) South Africa has had a large data breach. Approximately 24 million...

Experian South Africa curtails data incident

Experian South Africa is continuing to investigate an isolated incident in South Africa involving a fraudulent data inquiry. Our investigations indicate that an individual...
Data Breach

Remote Working – The Cost of a Data Breach

I’d like to start this series by breaking down the latest IBM Data Breach report and hopefully translate it into business language for the...
Dawid Jacobs

Taking Identity Management Seriously – Self Sovereign Identities

By Dawid JacobsIdentity Management Specialist, on behalf of LexisNexis South Africa As humans we have embraced the digital and electronic developments and changes of the...