Communications regulator Icasa will hold public hearings later this month to determine what its role should be in regulating cybersecurity in South Africa.
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Data breaches continued to be a major issue for the public in 2018 with a series of serious cases ranging from retailers to social networks, resulting in millions of personal records being compromised.
The British defence secretary has said he has “very deep concerns” about Chinese technology firm Huawei being involved in upgrading the UK’s mobile networks.
Hijacking computers to illegally mine cryptocurrencies has overtaken ransomware as the biggest cyber threat in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Computer chip maker Supermicro has told customers an investigation into claims Chinese spyware had been inserted into its hardware has found no evidence of malicious hardware in its products.
A massive hack into hotel group Marriott International may have been an intelligence-gathering operation by China’s government, Reuters cited unidentified sources as saying.
About 100 million users of question-and-answer website Quora may have had their personal information compromised following a data breach, the company said.
The head of Britain’s MI6, Alex Younger, says there is a need for “fourth-generation espionage” as adversaries take advantage of “blurred lines” between the cyber and physical worlds.
In a small Estonian town about 50km from the Russian border, Nato is playing out fictional scenarios where allied networks and civilian systems are under online assault.
How do we maintain democracy in an age when governments and companies are collecting ever more data on everything we do?