AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

Tech takes
centre stage

New feature at
AfricaCom 2019.

Tuesday, Sep 17th

Access control, security tech gives Africa chance to leapfrog

Access control, security tech gives Africa chance to leapfrog

HID Global executive offers insight into the market and the opportunity before the continent.

Russian doll malware targets Pirate Bay users

Russian doll malware targets Pirate Bay users

Kaspersky Lab uncovers new malware spreading through the popular torrent tracker.

Orange acquires SecureData to beef up security service in Africa

Orange acquires SecureData to beef up security service in Africa

French telco says company is well-positioned on the strategically-key British and Anglophone cybersecurity market.

Fewer but more severe attacks in 2019

Fewer but more severe cyber attacks in 2019

Cyber security solutions firm Check Point urges prevention while underlining the vulnerability of cloud and mobility.

Internet shutdown in Gabon, DR Congo condemned

Internet shutdown in Gabon, DR Congo condemned

Internet Without Borders, Paradigm Initiative slam governments for disruption to connectivity.

Eran Brown, CTO, EMEA at INFINIDAT.

Gen VI – the stakes just got higher in cyber security

CheckPoint outlines the risks to business and its prevent-focused strategy at CPX360 2019.

Facebook says preferential data access was with user permission

Facebook says preferential data access was with user permission

The New York Times says Facebook allowed Netflix and Spotify the ability to read users' private messages.

Millennials experience the most risk online - Microsoft study

Millennials experience the most risk online - Microsoft study

Tech firm has created a council of young ambassadors for digital civility in the Middle East and Africa.

Cloud growth a factor in data breaches

Cloud growth a factor in data breaches

Increased use of cloud platforms and influence of application logic bugs must be kept in mind, according to Check Point executive.

Crypto-miners lead the malware charge

Crypto-miners lead the malware charge

Crypto-miners dominate the threat landscape, impacting 37% of organisations around the world, says Check Point.

Africa in IOT legislation balancing act

Africa in IOT legislation balancing act

While new technology excites, experts warn of the need to safeguard connected data touchpoints and protect users.