Vigilance against cybercrime

Cybercrime activity has become rampant as of late and includes: identity fraud, online scams, cyber theft and cyber extortion. Given that networks are typically penetrated over the internet the criminals involved continuously develop new techniques to breach data. It’s estimated that over half of cybercrime activity is the work of organised crime gangs typically operating in countries such as South Africa, where regulation is weak. The Norton Report found that

2015: A Big Year for Cybercrime

It is anticipated that cyber-attacks will become more sophisticated in 2015 The statistics for cybercrime for 2014 are not all in yet, but it is anticipated the cyber-attacks will not only increase for 2015, but will bring more sophistication and diversification. Increased connectivity means that the reverberation of today’s cybercrime is faster and extends further with each data breach; and in seconds, the deed is done and the data is