Cybersecurity: Advanced threat detection key

Cybersecurity: Advanced threat detection key

Even though cyber security has been put under the microscope, and in spite of years of experience and cyber security investments, organisations continue to struggle with security analytics and operations. This is the word from Arbor Network’s territory manager for...
Cyber security: Who watches the watchers?

Cyber security: Who watches the watchers?

From IT-Online The massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that occurred in late October 2016 highlighted a fundamental issue concerning the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT): are there enough standards, checks and balances to secure the millions of...
Firms alarmingly unprepared for hacks

Firms alarmingly unprepared for hacks

By Martin Walshaw, senior engineer, F5 Networks. Anonymous Africa’s recent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on the SABC and Oakbay Investments aimed to flood the websites of both companies with tons of information, eventually rendering the sites virtually...
Writing the history of cyber threats

Writing the history of cyber threats

By Ovanes Mikhaylov, MD: emerging markets at Kaspersky Lab A few years from now someone will start writing the history of advanced, highly sophisticated cyber threats. This person will obviously start with Stuxnet, and go through the findings of campaigns like The...