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Grab A Brew Chapter Meeting Recap

Thanks to all who attended our chapter meeting on 23 April 2021. A number of cybersecurity topics that were trending recently were discussed by members. Here follows a list of some of the topics and some thoughts shared in the meeting. Latest on the Solarwinds Hack Many companies have been affected by the breach including … Read More

Week 16 – 17 2021 – Cybersecurity In The News

Spring cleaning? Don’t forget about your digital footprint. The FBI Is Now Securing Networks Without Their Owners’ Permission. One in six people use pet’s name as password. WhatsApp flaw lets anyone lock you out of your account. Digital Spring Cleaning: Seven Steps for Faster, Safer Devices. Are You One of the 533M People Who Got … Read More

Week 14 – 15 2021 – Cybersecurity In The News

Nearly 80% lack confidence in their organisations’ cyber security posture. How cybersecurity can and should be the business catalyst. Understanding the Difference Between Information Security and Cyber Security. Ransomware increasingly targets SA orgs. How to find out in 10 seconds whether your phone number was leaked in the giant Facebook breach. Conflict of approaches to … Read More

Week 12 – 13 2021 – Cybersecurity In The News

Weaponised hackers want you to keep your legacy cybersecurity. ’Trust no one’: Massive hacking attacks puts governments and US defences on high alert. Beware the ’email invoice hacking scam’! Hackers gain access to over 150 000 security cameras. South Africa has poor cybersecurity skills. At Least 30,000 U.S. Organizations Newly Hacked Via Holes in Microsoft’s … Read More

Week 11 2021 – Cybersecurity In The News

How hackers targeted Microsoft e-mail weakness to cause global cybersecurity crisis. One of America’s biggest beer makers had to stop making beer due to a cybersecurity breach. As touchless travel becomes a norm, so has cybersecurity risk. To stay safe, do these. IT security recommendations for business. Uproar after Microsoft could receive over $150m in … Read More

Week 10 2021 – Cybersecurity In The News

5 ways the COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed cybersecurity. Top 3 Cybersecurity Concerns in 2021. 9 Most Common Types Of Cyber Attacks You Must Be Aware Of. SA ripe for the picking for political, critical infrastructure cyber-attacks. Cyber attack breaches Microsoft business accounts.

Week 9 2021 – Cybersecurity In The News

Cybersecurity firm says social media bots hyped GameStop during trading frenzy. Cyber threats to organisations on the rise as more people work from home outside of corporate firewalls. Gain and maintain public trust for your online business. Cyber security gaffes plague Sanral. Cyber attacks place COVID-19 relief efforts in jeopardy. SIU investigating Telspace Systems over irregular … Read More

Chapter Intern Membership

If you are an undergraduate student who is interested in a career in cybersecurity, or maybe just would like to increase your knowledge of cybersecurity, you may consider joining the (ISC)² Gauteng Chapter as an intern member and the best part of it is membership is FREE to undergraduate students. (ISC)² stands for International Information … Read More

Week 8 2021 – Cybersecurity In The News

Kaspersky’s threat predictions for 2021. Clubhouse chats are breached, raising concerns over security. Overwhelmed by electronic passwords? Here’s how to navigate your way to sanity. Mysterious malware found in 30 000 Apple Macs. ZACR warns of ongoing cyber threats. Salesforce shares five ways you can secure your work-from-anywhere environment. Why human assets are the key … Read More

Cybersecurity threats to the Covid-19 vaccine

We’ve already seen our fair share of pandemic-driven fraud and cybercrime, but what can we expect as vaccine rollouts pick up pace worldwide? Raymond Pompon, Director of F5 Labs, responds. Cyber espionage to steal vaccine data A viable vaccine is valuable intellectual property. Beyond the pharmaceutical formula itself, even data on testing and drug trials can … Read More

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