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Keeping cyber criminals at bay with F-Secure Radar

There are many ways in which cyber criminals manage to breach corporate defences, but web applications are by far the most vulnerable part of any computer network. Only constant scanning and ruthless control can help find vulnerabilities before the criminals do. An F-Secure Labs study has found that 75% of current cyber attacks occur on [...]

By | 2017-08-23T07:23:24+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Internet, Latest News, Security|Comments Off on Keeping cyber criminals at bay with F-Secure Radar

The future of the Internet of Things: security is everything

The Internet of Things (IoT) is counted among emerging technologies that promise to transform the South African market. While the opportunity for IoT is young in South Africa, its potential influence is far-reaching. For example, in the mining industry, devices monitor air quality, seismic activity, shaft stability, equipment wear, and energy usage. In the logistics [...]

By | 2017-08-02T07:39:16+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Internet, Security|Comments Off on The future of the Internet of Things: security is everything

Digital trust: the currency of the future

Digital trust, in a nutshell, is about the ability to protect the digital data shared across a vast digital ecosystem. And it may just become the currency of the future. Failing to safeguard it could be a costly mistake. Information ranging from social media sharing to private account information, exists in a dispersed and intangible [...]

By | 2017-07-24T10:21:06+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Internet, Latest News, Security|Comments Off on Digital trust: the currency of the future

Cisco and IBM team up to tackle cyber crime

Cisco and IBM Security will work together to address the growing global threat of cybercrime. In a new agreement, Cisco and IBM Security will work closely together across products, services and threat intelligence for the benefit of customers. Cisco security solutions will integrate with IBM’s QRadar to protect companies across networks, endpoints and cloud. Customers [...]

By | 2017-06-05T06:53:12+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Latest News, Security|Comments Off on Cisco and IBM team up to tackle cyber crime

Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains

Elon Musk has been working on a Neuralink, a human-computer brain interface company, in whatever spare moments he has between running Tesla and also running SpaceX. Neuralink’s ultimate aim may actually be the most ambitious of all three of his companies, surprisingly, and a new exploration of the foundational ideas behind Neuralink on Wait But [...]

By | 2017-05-23T08:40:48+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Electronics, Latest News, Security|Comments Off on Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains

Google is fighting with Symantec over encrypting the internet

Google, which has accused Symantec and its partners of misissuing tens of thousands of certificates for encrypted web connections, quietly announced Thursday that it’s downgrading the level and length of trust Chrome will place in certificates issued by Symantec. Encrypted web connections — HTTPS connections like those on banking sites, login pages or news sites like [...]

By | 2017-04-26T06:38:55+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Internet, Latest News, Reviews, Security, Software|Comments Off on Google is fighting with Symantec over encrypting the internet

How to turn an Android smartphone into a desktop PC

Smartphones are more capable than ever before, and are evolving into a single device which can be used for almost all tasks. Some activities are still easier to complete using a desktop, though, due to the larger screen size and stand-alone peripherals. Samsung recently unveiled its DeX docking station, which allows Galaxy S8 owners to turn their [...]

By | 2017-04-17T13:47:38+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Electronics, Gadgets, Latest News, Security|Comments Off on How to turn an Android smartphone into a desktop PC

Government not seeking surveillance with Cybersecurity Bill

The Cabinet-approved cybercrimes and cybersecurity bill’s final draft will not give any power for the State Security Agency (SSA) to control the Internet or spy on local users. This is according to the Justice and Constitutional Development Department which on Thursday held a media briefing on the bill, which is expected to be tabled in [...]

By | 2017-02-27T08:25:41+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Latest News, Security|Comments Off on Government not seeking surveillance with Cybersecurity Bill

Australia to replace passports with biometric recognition system

Australia plans to process travellers using biometric recognition of the face, iris, and fingerprints – replacing the current passport scanners and paper cards. Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection said that by 2020 it wants to have a system in place “to process 90% of travellers automatically, with no human involvement”. The Sydney Morning [...]

By | 2017-01-24T10:07:42+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Latest News, Security|Comments Off on Australia to replace passports with biometric recognition system

Australia to replace passports with biometric recognition system

Australia plans to process travellers using biometric recognition of the face, iris, and fingerprints – replacing the current passport scanners and paper cards. Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection said that by 2020 it wants to have a system in place “to process 90% of travellers automatically, with no human involvement”. The Sydney Morning [...]

By | 2017-01-24T10:06:36+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Latest News, Security|Comments Off on Australia to replace passports with biometric recognition system