Latest Westcon-Comstor deal focuses on DNS protection in Africa

Distributor pends agreement with EfficientIP to deliver solutions to established channel in Africa.
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4 Aug

EU, US urge restoration of telecommunications in Tigray

Special envoy en route to Mekelle underline the importance of ICT to the war-torn region.
4 Aug

Uganda to disconnect six million fake mobile devices

Industry regulator UCC details plans to tackle illegal devices being used on different networks.

Phishing in Africa: scammers target digital payment users

Research by Kaspersky reflects high incident rates in Kenya and Nigeria.

Security and quality assurance: A love match

There are very good reasons why security and quality assurance work better together, but the biggest is risk mitigation on a granular level says Mandla Mbonambi, CEO of Africonology.
27 Jul

Botswana’s private sector urged to take control of country’s cybersecurity

Innovation Hub boss warns country is “exporting jobs” by outsourcing data protection and cyber security software development.

Biometric authentication no longer just a business enabler - it’s now crucial

Biometric methods promise better UX, trust and accountability benefits than other credential-based methods says Gur Geva, Co-Founder and CEO of iiDENTIFii.

Grudge purchase or not – cyber security is non-negotiable

Global threat actors have novel cyber artillery ready to deploy in case of escalation and organisations need to remain vigilant said Christiaan Beek, Lead Scientist and Senior Principal Engineer, Trellix.

Liquid launches Cyber Security Fusion Centre in Johannesburg

Company claims a first for Africa, contribution to effort to address increase in cyber threats.
14 Jul

Cyberextortion pushes Sub-Saharan businesses to the brink

Data leaks, targeted attacks are ongoing and top threats to the region, according to research by KnowBe4 and the IDC.
Jul 12, 2022

Budget blues for South African business trying to protect data

Research by World Wide Worx shows that either businesses don’t plan properly or are not able to work the budget to adapt to scope and scale of threat landscape.
Jul 11, 2022

Decentralised finance (DeFi) needs more cybersecurity, regulations

Hackers, scammers, charlatans and money-grabbers run amok within the world of DeFi says Anna Collard, SVP of Content Strategy and Evangelist of KnowBe4 Africa.
Jul 7, 2022

We’re the target of false media reports, says Flutterwave

Company dismisses fraud and money-laundering claims as deliberate false news and misrepresentation.