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Financial services sector risks data security breaches with insecure instant messaging

As more people in the financial services sector work from home or remotely, the use of free instant messaging apps (such as WhatsApp) is rising to enable remote employees to communicate with their colleagues around the world. However, data from a recent survey commissioned by...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
Paul Darby
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Outdated VPN Remote Access: Putting CNI Organisations at Risk

When Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) were first developed back in the 1990s, the idea was to extend the LAN to employees’ home offices and hotels as they hit the road. This meant giving employees remote access to everything their company network had to offer, just as if...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018
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Europol’s EC3 and Trend Micro partner in bid to protect finance sector from ATM malware

Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3) and Trend Micro, a global leader in cyber security solutions, have released a comprehensive joint report on the current state of ATM malware. ‘Cashing in on ATM Malware’ details both physical and network-based malware...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
Charl van der Walt
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The Sleeping Dragon of e-Mail Security

New research conducted by SecureData suggests that today’s enterprise risk model seriously underestimates the soft underbelly of the attack surface created by each employee, their password behaviour and repertoire of common online applications. Charl van der Walt explains how...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016