5 Privacy Risks People Often Overlook

5 Privacy Risks People Often Overlook

Online privacy is a growing concern for internet users all over the world. Data brokers, online advertising companies, and big tech giants are coming up with more ways to track you on the internet. Applications and online services collect user data, so much of it that it’s almost impossible to keep track. The ever-changing nature of the online privacy landscape is always taking internet users by surprise. Some online services,
Coronavirus Ups the Ante for Cyberattacks

Coronavirus Ups the Ante for Cyberattacks

The increased number of people that are now working from their homes has created a rich environment for hackers. While security in the office may have been stepped up, that is not always the case from home. COVID-19 attacks are covering the gamut, from ransomware to malicious spying and even some of the most diligent staffers are falling prey. Wired.com stated: “Overall daily internet usage has increased around the world

DDos Attacks in South Africa Affect Every Aspect of Life

Hackers have made South Africa a target for massive DDos attacks, and there doesn’t seem to be an area of life that hasn’t been affected. In what appears to be an all-out “war,” the cyberattacks have hit banks, ISPs, governments, and even power grids. The onslaught has been so severe that all IT Departments are on alert for potential threats. DDos is defined as: “A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is
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