Category archives for: IT Security

Juni Yan appointed BT Security Vice President

Juni Yan, newly appointed BT Group Vice President for security in Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA)

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BT, the telecommunications company, has announced the appointment of Juni Yan as Vice President for security in Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA). In her new role, she will be in charge of all aspects of BT’s cybersecurity business in the region. Yan is based in Hong Kong […]

Research suggests rampant rise in cyber attacks

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By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THERE is a marked increase in new and enhanced malicious tools sophisticated threat actors are using to target businesses . The trend has been noted in the Kaspersky Lab’s latest quarterly threat intelligence summary. Kaspersky highlighted such threats to include three zero-day exploits and two unprecedented attacks: WannaCry […]

Women keen to disrupt male dominated ICT sector

Standard Bank Top Women Conference

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE forthcoming Standard Bank Top Women Conference  scheduled for next month would explore strategies how women can thrive in male-dominated industries. The event is scheduled for Johannesburg on August 16-17. World-renowned South African HIV/Aids research pioneer Doctor Glenda Gray and Deputy Minister in the Department of Telecommunications and […]

Cyber security education service launched

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By GIFT NDOLWANE, JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – CORPORATE cyber security education efforts have received a major boost following the launch of an offering to address such setbacks by the leading pan-African telecommunications service provider, Internet Solutions.The offering, PhishNet, allows security teams to launch authentic phishing campaigns to their colleagues and bolstering training.“Even in a company […]

African Union unveils new cyber security guidelines

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From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE historic Internet Infrastructure Security Guidelines the Internet Society and African Union Commission have unveiled in Kenya are set to create a more secure internet infrastructure and change the way member countries approach cyber security preparedness. A multi-stakeholder group of African and global internet infrastructure […]

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