What You Need to Know about Digital Piracy

What You Need to Know about Digital Piracy

The speed in which we have transitioned to the digital forms of communication has been compared to the magnitude of change that occurred in the industrial revolution. At no other time have we experienced such an alteration in the methods that we use, and in the race for global digitalization, companies and governments haven’t been able to keep up with the cybercriminals devoted to stealing proprietary property. The thieves involved

Internet Piracy in South Africa: The Conditions and Consequences

As the internet continues to become the main source for entertainment, countries around the globe are stepping up to incorporate laws for internet use and access. The problem is that the internet itself is the main culprit for the inability to catch criminals that are involved in cybercrime, and countries such as South Africa may have cybersecurity laws in place, but they are both weak and rarely acted upon. This
Internet of Things IoT Security

Should we be Worried about Internet of Things (IoT) Security?

As more of our devices become internet-enabled, it seems that IoT is forging ahead to appease our demand for ease of use. However, there are some problems with this process. As we access all of these wondrous tools that are connected to our network, very few people are asking the critical question: are they secure? The stream of IoT products that are hitting the market bring incredible advantages in technology
Steps to Recognise Software Vulnerability and Ways to Manage Them

Steps to Recognise Software Vulnerability and Ways to Manage Them

In an age when savvy management is stating that cybersecurity is part of the cost of doing business, the question arises as to what are the most cost-effective and practical methods to incorporate the price while ensuring identification and remediation of high-risk software vulnerabilities. While there are standard configuration alterations and software updates and patches that do accommodate a majority of the issues, there are two additional challenges that must
Three Important Approach Strategies for Application Security

Three Important Approach Strategies for Application Security

As countries around the globe step up their game to combat cybercrime, companies and organisations are being required to follow through with self-examination, upgrades, and consideration of all breach methods. The goal is to improve security through the design of an IT estate that is solid and well-maintained, with security procedures and processes that cover the gamut: IT, video, paper files, desktop, and all non-IT methods of retaining and processing