How data leaks can be avoided
July 2018, This Week's Editor's Pick, Cyber Security, News, Security Services & Risk Management
The past few weeks have seen a number of high-profile data leaks and cybersecurity breaches. In addition to these, a collection of 2844 files containing passwords connected to 80 million email addresses has been discovered online. The latest cache of data was discovered on a hacking forum, where a poster was linked to an 8,8 GB zip file.
It contained almost 3000 files of usernames, email addresses, and plain text passwords. The files appeared to be named after the service the credentials were taken from. Amongst the data was a set of email addresses and plain text passwords that appeared to be from Dropbox. Information that Dropbox had been breached surfaced in 2016, with the company confirming the hack.
Websites listed in the reported data breach include Plex (plex.tv), Lord of the Rings Online (lotro.com), and MalwareBytes.org. The South African sites listed were:
Simon Campbell-Young, CEO of MyCybercare, says that MyID (www.myidglobal.com) helps to remediate breaches of this nature. “MyID runs as a service, monitoring your ID number, email address, mobile number and credit card number for fraudulent usage or fraudulent input on the Web. The service sends users immediate real-time notifications, notifying the user where and when the data has been tracked. This service also advises on the required remediation action to be taken, in order to avoid or minimise damage,” he explains.
For more information, go to www.myidglobal.com
- Cameras in the control room
September 2018, Leaderware, This Week's Editor's Pick, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
CCTV operators find themselves in a pivotal position regarding society, technology, security strategy, and the welfare of people. But who watches the watchers?
- The ever-changing dynamics of risk management
September 2018, Technews Publishing, This Week's Editor's Pick, Security Services & Risk Management, Transport (Industry), Conferences & Events, Associations, Training & Education
Hi-Tech Security Solutions was at the TAPA South Africa 2018 conference once again. This is a short summary of the presentations delivered on the day.
- Securing cargo for export
September 2018, Technews Publishing, Transport (Industry), Security Services & Risk Management
Hi-Tech Security Solutions discusses the air cargo handling process and what is done to ensure goods are secure and don’t pose a danger.
- Making the right security decisions
September 2018, Technews Publishing, This Week's Editor's Pick, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Access Control & Identity Management, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Integrated Solutions, Conferences & Events, Training & Education
The Residential Estate Security Conference 2018 took place in Johannesburg in August, covering a range of topics pertinent to the estate market.
- The most important features of a management platform
September 2018, Technews Publishing, This Week's Editor's Pick, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Access Control & Identity Management, Cyber Security, Integrated Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Solutions asks the industry for the top three features you should be looking for in a security management platform.
- Integrated anything
September 2018, Technews Publishing, This Week's Editor's Pick, Integrated Solutions, Security Services & Risk Management
Babylon is designed to manage access automation systems; however, its utility goes beyond management to include automation and customisation capabilities across technology verticals.
- The human factor in control rooms
September 2018, Technews Publishing, Security Services & Risk Management
What kind of person does it take to watch multiple video screens and make quick and responsible decisions when an incident occurs?
- Nearly every third corporate data breach gets employees fired
September 2018, Cyber Security, News
According to a new report from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 25% of data breaches in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region in the past year have led to people losing their jobs.
- Londoloza becomes a part of Fidelity ADT
September 2018, Fidelity Security Group, News, Security Services & Risk Management
Fidelity ADT has announced that Londoloza Protection Group will now form a part of Fidelity ADT. This partnership will integrate Londoloza customers into the Fidelity Security Group, under the Fidelity ADT umbrella.
- IoT: The starting gates
September 2018, This Week's Editor's Pick, Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure
South Africa is already past the Internet of Things (IoT) hype cycle and well into the mainstream where projects and pilots are already becoming a commercial reality.
- Solutions to be heard
September 2018, TOA Electronics, Transport (Industry), Security Services & Risk Management
TOA Electronics Southern Africa recently added new products to its range of voice alarm systems and IP intercom systems.
- The platform you depend on
September 2018, Oryx Systems, This Week's Editor's Pick, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Integrated Solutions
Oryx Systems expands its security management platform to include mobile and video verification with a major upgrade coming in 2019.