Zimbabwe’s EcoCash moving bulk funds from banned agent lines

Process could only be done after Central Bank’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) was satisfied with the legitimacy of the source of the money.

COVID-19 is spreading, but so are cyber threats says Absa

Company launches cyber security academy to train 23 candidates per year to enter the market.
22 Oct

Cyber Security South Africa adds Vertiv to its line-up

Companies announce distribution alliance to address current datacentre challenges within the country.

‘COVID-19 is not just a virus, it is a major, successful, attack theme’

Ethiopian tech firm Deliver ICT and Check Point Software Technologies host webinar to highlight security strategies.

Stick a fork in cyber fraud

The company has introduced a unique solution for the South African market, ProtectU.

Cybersecurity threats in Africa and keeping users safe

Companies in Africa need to urgently address efforts to combat cyber-crime and improve their cyber security posture says François Amigorena, founder and CEO of IS Decisions.
13 Oct

Sophos beefs up EMEA leadership

Kevin Isaac appointed as Senior Vice President of Sales.

TDK Electronics chooses CrowdStrike Falcon as premier security solution

With CrowdStrike Falcon’s transformative cloud-native platform, powered by single-agent architecture, TDK Electronics has replaced several previous IT security solutions.

Surveillance drones to be deployed along SA, Zimbabwe border

The SA government will fly surveillance drones along the Beitbridge border post, to address security challenges posed by border-jumpers and smugglers.

Sub-Saharan Africa faces new APT, cyber mercenary risks

Endpoints are the most common entry points into an organisation’s infrastructure, with 68% of organisations having fallen victim to endpoint attacks, says Kaspersky.

Security skills paramount as SA preps for cybersecurity shakeup

T-Systems has teamed up with Fortinet to establish specialised Cyber Security Academy.

A biometric boost for Africa’s economy post-lockdown

To better manage identity verification, while respecting nation’s sovereignty and boosting trade, requires the use of biometrics technology and more continental-wide identity bureaus says Craig Hills, Business Development Director at WhoYou.