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The tech world’s best CEO? Microsoft’s Nadella, hands down.

Over the years, plenty of kudos have been directed at the people at the helms of big tech companies. Until recent hard times, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Apple’s Tim Cook and Alphabet’s Sergey Brin, among others, have been ...

Financial crime trends 2019

Cybercrime trends and Financial Services By Doros Hadjizenonos, Regional Sales Director for Fortinet in South Africa The same concept holds true for cybercrime and the Financial Services industry. At the end of the day, regardless of who the ultimate victim of a cyberattack ...

This Trojan attack adds a backdoor to your Windows PC to steal data

A well-resourced and prolific hacking group is distributing a new strain of malware that gives the hackers remote desktop access as part of an information-stealing campaign targeting banks, retailers and businesses. ServHelper malware has been active since November last year and ...

Survey reveals growing concern about container technology security

With so much interest in DevOps and continuous integration and delivery, containers are a natural fit. However, security is a sticking point. Security professionals are expressing concern about the security of technology containers, beloved for their flexibility and agility, now being implemented ...

CES 2019: Did IBM just reveal first commercial quantum computer?

IBM has launched an integrated system for quantum computing designed for scientists and businesses called IBM Q System One. The system will be unveiled at CES 2019 with a replica of Q System One. IBM added that it will open a commercial Q ...

Top 4 enterprise tech trends to watch in 2019

If 2018 was the year of the data breach, the thinking among IT pros is that this will be the year companies take concrete steps to prevent future breaches. That was the sentiment among tech professionals who took part in ...

Hacking attacks on your router: Why the worst is yet to come

Cyber criminals are only scratching the surface when it comes to exploiting vulnerabilities in routers to conduct hacking campaigns – and the worst is yet to come, with attackers set to use compromised devices for a wider variety of malicious ...