cybersecurity

  1. spymky

    Official Hack the Box Meetup for SA

    Hi everyone! We're starting an official Hack The Box Meetup in South Africa. The monthly meetings will be online (at least for now) and beginner-friendly, but also include one of the harder boxes for mid/advanced security gurus. Hack The Box is an online platform to test and advance your skills...
  2. D

    Sys Admin/jnr DevOps

    Systems Admin / Junior DevOps Southern Suburbs, Cape Town Great role for someone that has a passion for IT and Cyber Security combined! A role for a junior person to grow their career! For the skills, the requirements are below: * Good Linux knowledge is a requirement, the candidate must be...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Working from home is a big problem for cybersecurity

    Working from home is a big problem for cybersecurity As companies and government agencies send their employees home to avoid contact with the coronavirus, many cybersecurity teams are facing the unenviable challenge of securing sprawling, vulnerable networks. Every time an employee connects to...
  4. Jamie McKane

    3 big cybersecurity threats coming in 2020

    3 big cybersecurity threats coming in 2020 Next year will see the risk of cyber attacks continue to increase, with specific industries being targeted. This is according to ThreatQuotient co-founder and CTO Ryan Trost, who said that security leadership in companies must work hard to remain...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Check your hotel room for spy cameras

    Check your hotel room for spy cameras Cybersecurity is an increasingly important focus for businesses, especially considering the potential damage which can be inflicted by competitors stealing information. According to Kaspersky, business executives and travelling professionals are...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Crime syndicates are stealing billions from South Africans through debit order scams

    Crime syndicates are stealing billions from South Africans through debit order scams A News24 report has revealed that organised crime syndicates are stealing R1.6 billion per year from unsuspecting banking clients in massive debit order scams. An investigation which involved the Hawks, the...
  7. Jamie McKane

    NATO hosts cybersecurity wargames in Estonia

    NATO hosts cybersecurity wargames in Estonia In a small Estonian town about 30 miles from the Russian border, NATO is playing out fictional scenarios where allied networks and civilian systems are under online assault. A three-day annual exercise, dubbed Cyber Coalition, is pulling together...
  8. Jamie McKane

    The social engineering attack South African companies must watch out for

    The social engineering attack South African companies must watch out for Businesses are prime targets for hackers due to their large attack area, with many local companies failing to train their staff against attacks. Attackers also have a lot more to gain from compromising businesses compared...
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    South Africa’s new Cybersecurity Bill will affect everyone who uses the Internet

    South Africa’s new Cybersecurity Bill will affect everyone who uses the Internet South Africa’s new Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill will be tabled in Parliament soon, following its publication in August 2015 and subsequent approval by Cabinet.
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Share cybersecurity threats: Obama

    Share cybersecurity threats: Obama President Barack Obama wants members of the private sector to share information about threats to cybersecurity with each other and with the federal government
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    Obama wants tougher cybersecurity

    Obama wants tougher cybersecurity US President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to pass a law to bolster cybersecurity
  12. J

    Google buys cyber security company

    Google buys cyber security startup VirusTotal Google buys VirusTotal, a startup focusing on online cyber security
  13. rpm

    US moves to boost cybersecurity

    US boosts fight against cyber threats The Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security unveiled an agreement on Wednesday designed to boost cooperation in defending military and private computer networks from growing cyber threats.
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