Beware of the Social Engineer

Beware of the Social Engineer

Social engineering is a technique used by cybercriminals that focuses on psychological manipulation to gain access to critical information or obtain critical information from a user. What makes social engineering so dangerous is cybercriminals use a variety of attack...

Nclose: How we can help you avoid security debt

Nclose: How we can help you avoid security debt

Regardless of your size or whether you are an organisation with a cybersecurity partner or not, having a solution that protects your organisation’s virtual assets and/or critical information is critical in today's age. With the world moving in such a digitalised...

Why Cybersecurity companies are misunderstood

Why Cybersecurity companies are misunderstood

So, you might be a business thinking or looking to put aside resources into partnering up with a cybersecurity service provider. You’ve done research and have an idea of the services you are looking for, what you want to protect, and how you want to protect it....

What happens when cybercriminals are successful?

What happens when cybercriminals are successful?

Cybercriminals have more targets now that organisations have adopted a remote style of work. The unfortunate outcome is that organisations must adopt remote work in some shape or form, or risk losing significant income, time, convenience and potential competitive...

How to Mitigate the Risks of working Remotely

How to Mitigate the Risks of working Remotely

With every passing year the need for hardcopy paperwork and physical presence in the office environment is becoming less and less of requirement. The trajectory in which the world of work is heading is from the comfort of one’s home or from anywhere around the world...

What are MDR services?

What are MDR services?

Managed detection and response (MDR) assumes that attacks are always in progress. A team of highly skilled investigators and their analytical tools proactively hunt for unseen threats in real time. MDR services in any organisation maximise the likelihood of exposing...

What is a real MSSP

What is a real MSSP

Can the real MSSP please stand up? What does the managed cyber security services provider (MSSP) really do? Are they a reactive machine that steps in when systems alert? Or are they a proactive resource that can translate investment into value? The answer is – both....

Cyber security skills shortages

Cyber security skills shortages

The technology sector has long been battling the skills gap, both in South Africa and abroad. Skills are rare, in high demand, and difficult to retain. According to a report by ESG entitled ‘The Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals 2020 around 70% of...

Five steps to a happier (and safer) internet

Five steps to a happier (and safer) internet

Fake news, hate speech, phishing, fraud and hacking – the internet isn’t safe, but it can be manageable Safer Internet Day (SID) was launched in 2004 as part of the EU SafeBorders project and has, since then, grown to become a global phenomenon designed to help people...

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