Your A-Z List of Cybersecurity Threats

17 Jun

cybersecurity threats

In today’s modern world of IT and the pace at which it develops you could be forgiven for thinking that you are forced to face a new cybersecurity risk or threat almost daily. Sadly, this isn’t far from the reality. Cybercriminals are developing new cyber strategies just as quickly (or even quicker) than the pros […]

How to create a cloud security policy that is all-inclusive

10 Jun

cloud security policy

The world has gone digital in recent times and those who don’t get on board with a solid cloud security policy will be left behind. The Pandemic spurred the world into home-working, and while it seemed like a limitation at the time, for many – including the digital landscape in South Africa, it’s been a […]

QR Codes – An Influence or a Catastrophe Waiting to Happen?

3 Jun

QR Codes

It’s midway through 2021, and the world has changed exponentially over the past year and a half. We’re bumping elbows, heading off on staycations, and we’ve all stepped up a level or two when it comes to digital technology. In fact, industry pros estimate that global digital transformation has sped up a whopping seven years. […]

5 Key Security Controls for IoT Devices

27 May

Cybersecurity should be at the forefront of every business owner’s mind. How often do you think about the devices connecting to your network and consider that they might put your systems and data at risk? How do you even begin to keep networks safe, especially as it seems that every device nowadays appears to be […]

Virgin Active, Latest Victim of a Cyberattack in South Africa

20 May

May brought with it an unhealthy surprise for Virgin Active South Africa, the country’s largest gym chain. A cyberattack on the fitness group carried out by what the company refers to as “sophisticated cybercriminals”, is the most recent attack in South Africa by modern-day hackers. If you were struggling to access your Virgin Active account […]

Is the latest iPhone iOS update worth your time?

13 May

With iOS 14.5 now available, the question begs to be asked; is the new update really worth your time, and if it is, what exactly has changed or improved? Digital giants are constantly releasing software updates for their devices, some small and relatively insignificant while other updates have a significant impact on the performance of […]

AI-Based Algorithm from Wits Tracks Chances of a COVID-19 Third Wave in SA

6 May

AI-based algorithim for third wave

As a service provider of online cloud backup, we often focus our attention on topics related to data. In this article, we would like to give a shoutout to a team that has developed an early detection system that helps to predict future cases of COVID-19. Enter the spotlight; our very own Wits University as […]

Has cloud backup made the 3-2-1 rule redundant?

29 Apr

cloud backup

let’s talk about data protection strategies and their relevance Have you ever wondered if the 3-2-1 rule is still used and if it’s even still relevant today? To determine whether it is still usable, we must first define the rule itself. The 3-2-1 rule states that there should be three copies of every piece of […]

End-to-End Encryption More Essential Than Ever

22 Apr

encryption

don’t ever take end-to-end encryption for granted – ever It would seem as if the more we communicate and share information on digital platforms, the more interested governments become in what we have to say (and share). Over 2 billion users on WhatsApp have sent in excess of 100 trillion messages over the last twelve […]

Mobile Health Apps Need Better Health to Reduce Cybersecurity Attacks

15 Apr

mobile health apps

Mobile health apps are becoming more and more popular in modern medicine enabling hospitals to collect and share patient information on an anywhere-anytime basis. Health apps also help to deliver a streamlined and beneficial process allowing hospitals and doctors to track and manage patient health and giving patients access to their medical data at the […]