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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 […]


Nutanix releases Enterprise Cloud Index results for manufacturing sector

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index results for the manufacturing sector, measuring manufacturing companies’ plans for adopting private, public and hybrid clouds. The report revealed that the manufacturing industry’s hybrid cloud usage and plans outpace the global average across industries. The deployment of hybrid clouds […]


Poor data mastery impacting ability to drive value from data

On average, less than 40% of companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are confident they can master their data – that is manage, secure and gain insight from data, and use it responsibly. Capabilities in these four areas aren’t projected to increase in the next three years, according to a new study […]


64% of businesses have suffered insider breach, BeyondTrust reveals

BeyondTrust, a global leader in privileged access management, has released the 2019 Privileged Access Threat Report. In its fourth edition, the global survey explores the visibility, control and management that IT organisations across the globe – including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia – have over employees, contractors and third-party vendors with privileged […]


FortiGuard Labs Operational Technology Trends Report

As organisations make their operations more agile in response to a quickly evolving marketplace, many operational technology (OT) systems are being connected to the outside world for the first time. This trend promises great benefits for organisations, but also exposes OT systems to advanced persistent threats. The ‘air gap’ that protected OT systems from hackers […]


Four out of ten employees accidentally found colleagues’ salary at work

In the latest Kaspersky Lab’s survey, four in 10 South African employees admitted to accidentally accessing confidential information about their colleagues – such as salary and bonus information. Payroll details is just one example of the sensitive personal data that reside on companies’ servers today. If leaked in public due to a lack of security […]


Mimecast report finds phishing attacks on the rise in South Africa

Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, has unveiled its third-annual State of Email Security report. The report includes insights from 1,025 global IT decision makers. As cybercriminals continue to use email as a primary vehicle to steal data and deliver advanced threats, the results of this research provide valuable insights and trends around […]


Fortinet research reveals nearly 60% of threats shared at least one domain

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the findings of its latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to evolve the sophistication of their attack methods, from tailored ransomware and custom coding for some attacks, to living-off-the-land (LoTL) or sharing infrastructure to maximise their […]


Record level of vulnerabilities sparks cybersecurity innovation

Dimension Data, the US$8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider for hybrid IT, has revealed exclusive findings from its Executive Guide to NTT Security’s 2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report concerning the cybersecurity maturity of organisations across a number of markets and sectors. Globally, the average cybersecurity maturity rating stands at a worrying 1.45 […]


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