Tag: Cyber security

Ignoring Cyber Risk is not an Option

Ignoring Cyber Risk is not an Option

by Mayleen Bywater, senior product manager for security solutions at Vox   Few business leaders are oblivious to the proliferation of cyber crime, ...
Twenty Years of DDoS Attacks – Looking Back, Looking Forward

Twenty Years of DDoS Attacks – Looking Back, Looking Forward

By Bryan Hamman, Arbor Network’s territory manager for Sub-Saharan Africa Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are more popular and dangero ...
What’s The Value of Blockchain to Consumers?

What’s The Value of Blockchain to Consumers?

by Ben Dickson A distributed ledger that relies on no central authority and is tamper-proof. That definition of blockchain, the technology that und ...
How to Survive a Global Cyber Attack

How to Survive a Global Cyber Attack

The most effective defense against the “Wanna Cry” global cyber attack is to update operating systems, install software updates and be on high alert f ...
Explainer: What is Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Explainer: What is Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

We have received numerous calls and emails from our readers asking us to explain what is Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). We have lifted infor ...
IoT Device Maker Vows Product Recall, Legal AAction Against Western Accusers

IoT Device Maker Vows Product Recall, Legal AAction Against Western Accusers

A Chinese electronics firm pegged by experts as responsible for making many of the components leveraged in last week’s massive attack that disrupted T ...
Hackers Are Using Surveillance Cameras

Hackers Are Using Surveillance Cameras

Major parts of the Internet in the US were crashed on Friday by hackers using devices like security cameras around the world. This move affected servi ...
Is someone watching you online? The security risks of the Internet of Things

Is someone watching you online? The security risks of the Internet of Things

The range and number of “things” connected to the internet is truly astounding, including security cameras, ovens, alarm systems, baby monitors and ca ...
Hacked by Your Fridge: the Internet of Things Could Spark a New Wave of Cyber Attacks

Hacked by Your Fridge: the Internet of Things Could Spark a New Wave of Cyber Attacks

The past few weeks have seen a remarkable and somewhat alarming development in cyber security. It comes in the wake of a distributed denial of service ...
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