Category archives for: IT Security

Kenya most vulnerable to web threats, SA safer

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by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KENYA has emerged as the country worst hit by web threats in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) regions. Nigeria, Oman, Egypt and Lebanon are also under threat while other hand, South Africa had among the lowest number of affected users in the region. This is according […]

ICT Guest: Fortinet Q4 threat landscape report confirms previous predictions of swarm attacks

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JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – April 10, 2018 – The most recent Global Threat Landscape Report from Fortinet, securers of the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organisations around the world, says that automated and sophisticated swarm attacks are accelerating, making it increasingly difficult for organisations to protect users, applications and devices. The Fortinet Q4 Global Threat […]

AU mission reviews ICT strategy against al-Shabaab

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from SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) – THE African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is reviewing its information and communications technology (ICT) capabilities to enhance effectiveness. A team of 39 ICT services executives from the mission is undertaking a technical and asset review exercise for the organisation’s infrastructure. The three-day review workshop, which opened on Monday, aims to improve communication […]

South Africa has the Third Most Cybercrime Victims Worldwide

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by STEPHEN DAVIES IT’S true that cybercrime is a worldwide problem, but recent research has shown that South Africa has the third most cybercrime victims of any country. It’s certainly true that cybercrime is a worldwide problem, but recent research has shown that South African consumers are bearing the brunt disproportionately, with the country reportedly […]

Amir Kanaan new Kaspersky regional MD

Amir Kanaan new Kaspersky regional MD

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KASPERSKY Lab, the global cybersecurity company, has appointed Amir Kanaan as Managing Director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region. He has stepped down from his role role of General Manager for the Middle East and succeeds Maxim Frolov, who was recently promoted to Vice President […]

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