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10% of SMBs Hit by Cyber Security Incidents Go Out of Business

November 7, 2019

New research by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has shed more light on the ways small to medium size businesses (SMBs) deal with cyber crime. The report demonstrated that the consequences of cyber security can be catastrophic if SMBs are not p...

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Johannesburg Cyber Attack: City Refuse to pay Ransom

November 5, 2019

The city of Johannesburg at the end of last month was hit by a cyber attack. While not a ransomware attack like we know it, the goal of the hackers was to elicit a ransom from the city. But in the face of downed systems and threats, the city has refused to pay...

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Cyber Security Needed by Everyone – Even Charities

October 31, 2019

New research has shown that charities can be subjected to hacks, attacks and fraud at an alarming rate. Fraudsters don’t care who they attack so charities are not safe from such harm: no one is i...

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Why Wait for a Security Incident?

October 24, 2019

Organizations of all sizes can be targets of cyber attacks. Unless your organization is prepared, sooner or later you will be the target of a cyber security incident in one way or another. Whatever you do, don’t wait until it happens to get your cyber security in...

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IT Budget Spending Increasing Drastically

October 15, 2019

The IT budgets of organizations are on the rise. In a Tech Republic survey, 9 percent of respondents indicated their IT budget exceeded $20 million for 2019. In the latest survey for 2020 budgets, 26 percent indicated they would spend more than...

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