Check Point Software

Shoprite attack – another wake-up call for Africa

Ransomware attack on Shoprite Holdings is an important reminder of the role employees play in cybersecurity, says cyber security solution provider Check Point.
Staff Writer

Is there a lack of urgency to address cybersecurity in the public sector in Africa?

Check Point Research shows global trend toward increasingly lucrative public sector targets.

Ransomware, 'malvertising' and cryptominers dominate cyber threat landscape

Research shows that from July to December 2017, one in five organisations were impacted by cryptomining malware.
May 19, 2017

South Africa, Ivory Coast top list of African WannaCry ransomware targets

Data on countries affected shows that the majority of attacks on the African continent are in SA and Ivory Coast.