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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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Equifax Lawsuit Exposes Need for Multi-Factor Authentication Methods

October 29, 2019

If your organization is not now using multi-factor authentication methods for log-in to its systems, then I am afraid it is doing it wrong. System access using stronger means of identity management are no longer a ‘nice-to-have’, they are a must-have. Without it your organization could be on the receiving end of a...

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Is You Organization’s Cyber Security in Order?

October 17, 2019

Is your organization truly ready to face today’s cyber security threats? If an attack struck tomorrow, do you have the cyber security infrastructure in place that would detect the intrusion, expunge it from your system and recover your systems without wasting any time? The truth is, many organizations wait until it’s too late...

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Zynga and DoorDash hit by Data Breaches

October 8, 2019

At the end of last month, two major data breaches have been reported. Both Zynga and DoorDash suffered breaches that exposed the personal details of millions of customers.Over 200 million Words with Friends users data stolen...

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Study Demonstrates Need for Healthcare Security

October 1, 2019

A new study has shown just how important healthcare security is. Examining data from the last 10 years and from over 1,000 incidents, the research showed that it is not just the quantity of data, but the type of data exposed that is a real pr...

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