COVID-19 Scams? Make Sure Your Remote Employees Know About The Danger

Worried about COVID-19 scams again? Managing your remote employees through the coronavirus pandemic means more than keeping them productive – they have to be secure as well. Do you know what cybercrime scams you have to be aware of right now? It’s a dangerous time right now. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the confusion and lack of awareness that stems …

Protecting Your Business – Data Security FAQ

As one of Southern Africa’s leading managed IT service providers, we hear a lot of questions and concerns about data security – and rightfully so. Data security is critical to business operations, but many business owners overlook this potentially dangerous facet of their business. What happens if your security is breached? What if disaster strikes and you can’t access important …

2-step and 2-factor authentication

The basics on 2-step and 2-factor authentication

Cybersecurity is a vital component to businesses these days. You need to make sure that criminals cannot just hack into your network. When it comes to verifying users’ identity, there are two types of authentication used: two-step and two-factor. These two are so similar, many confuse one with the other. Learn the difference between the two, so you’re more knowledgeable …

Warning signs your computer has malware

Warning signs your computer has malware

With the rise of eCommerce and online banking, cyber-crime has evolved. Like criminals who pull smash-and-grab jobs, they go where the money is. However, unlike bank robbers, cyber criminals do their best to avoid detection by letting malware do the work for them. Viruses and ransomware sneak into PCs to quietly steal passwords, financial credentials, and other personal information to …

Cyberthreats and the Finance Sector

The financial sector has long been heavily targeted by cybercriminals. Over the years, the number of Cyberthreats and attacks that involved extortion, social engineering, and credential-stealing malware has surged rapidly. This means that financial institutions should strive to familiarise themselves with the threats and the agents behind them. Here are seven new threats and tactics, techniques, and procedures that security …

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

Over the past few years, the security industry has been witnessing a rapid evolution in attack techniques, including fileless malware, which uses legitimate tools and services such as existing software, applications, and authorised protocols to carry out malicious activities such as unauthorised data retrieval or data damage. It therefore pays to stay abreast of such threats. What is fileless malware? …