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New RiskIQ report reveals £2.3m is lost to cybercrime every minute

RiskIQ, a global leader in attack surface management, has released its annual ‘Evil Internet Minute‘ report. The company tapped proprietary global intelligence and third-party research to analyse the volume of malicious activity on the Internet, revealing that cybercriminals cost the global economy £2.3 million every minute last year, a total of £1.2 trillion. The data […]


Cloud container vulnerabilities soar, Skybox Security finds

Skybox Security, a global leader in cybersecurity management, has announced the release of the mid-year update to its 2019 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report, analysing the vulnerabilities, exploits and threats in play over the first half of 2019. The report, compiled by the team of security analysts at the Skybox Research Lab, aims to help organisations […]


Research shows 75% of security awareness professionals work part-time

The most common factors holding back security awareness programmes in companies are the lack of time and staff rather than budget, although nearly 60% of the professionals surveyed say they are not even aware of the budget allocated to security awareness in their companies. These are some of the key findings of the 2019 Security […]


Research reveals organisations make same mistakes year on year

Secureworks has announced the findings of a research report which analysed more than a thousand incident response engagements throughout 2018. The incidents observed by Secureworks and explored fully in the Incident Response Insights Report 2019 revealed that organisations are making the same fundamental security mistakes year on year – despite several high profile fines and […]


Youth population to drive strong subscriber growth across Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the world’s fastest-growing mobile region over the coming years as millions of young African consumers become mobile users for the first time. This is according to a new GSMA study, which reveals that more than 160 million new unique mobile subscribers will be added across the region by 2025. This brings […]


Sophos survey shows IT managers inundated with cyberattacks

Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has announced the findings of its global survey, The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity, which reveals IT managers are inundated with cyberattacks coming from all directions and are struggling to keep up due to a lack of security expertise, budget and up to date technology. The survey […]


Third of employees still have access to files from former workplace

Businesses are putting themselves at increased risk of losing data, by not curbing the actions of current and former employees. A total of 25% of workers in South Africa still have access to files and documents from a previous employer, putting the integrity of data and company livelihood at risk, according to the Sorting out […]


Employees in companies embracing Digital Transformation have increased job satisfaction

New research from ServiceNow a leading enterprise cloud based provider of digital workflows, has revealed that in EMEA companies, embracing workplace automation, report greater job satisfaction (62%), customer satisfaction (71%) boosted productivity (72%) and increased time for creativity (62%). Two thirds say workplace automation improves their organisation’s financial performance and nearly half believe they benefit […]


A quarter of people in EMEA prefer their cybersecurity managed by AI in new survey

Palo Alto Networks finds over half of respondents take responsibility for their data online. An online study of more than 10,000 respondents in EMEA conducted by Palo Alto Networks and YouGov alongside Dr Jessica Barker, an expert in the human nature of cybersecurity, explores attitudes towards new cybersecurity technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), and […]


Vertiv data centre survey sees edge sites tripling by 2025

Five years ago, Vertiv led a global, industry-wide examination of the data centre of the future. Data Center 2025: Exploring the Possibilities, stretched the imaginations of more than 800 industry professionals and introduced a collaborative vision for the next-generation data centre. Vertiv has now released a mid-point update – Data Center 2025: Closer to the […]


McAfee releases special edition of Cloud and Risk Adoption Report

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report, focused on the business impact of cloud services and how organisations around the world are addressing security gaps to accelerate their businesses with the cloud. Cloud services are the most significant advance in IT since the introduction of […]


Cybersecurity risk is at critical level, according to SANS survey

People remain the greatest threat to industrial control systems (ICS) and associated networks, according to a new SANS survey focused on better understanding cybersecurity risks to operational technology (OT) systems. More than half of respondents also see the cyber risks to their safe and reliable operations as high or higher than in past years. A […]


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