CyberCrime Prevention

CyberCrime Prevention

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Cybercrime Act 19 of 2020 (English / Afrikaans) Cybercrime is a fast-growing area of crime. More and more criminals are exploiting the speed, convenience and anonymity of the Internet to commit a diverse range of criminal activities that know no borders, either physical or virtual. These crimes can be divided into the following three broad areas: Attacks against computer hardware and software, for example, botnets, malware and network intrusion Financial crimes and corruption, such as online fraud, penetration of online financial services and phishing Abuse in the form of grooming or ‘sexploitation', especially crimes against children Top 10 cybercrime prevention tips Use strong passwords – Use different user ID/password combinations for different accounts and avoid writing them down. Make the passwords more complicated by combining letters, numbers, special characters (a…
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Managed Firewall

Managed Firewall

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Managed Firewall Managed Firewall service Cape Town, provided by a team of security experts, offers solutions that cover the administration, operation, monitoring, and maintenance of your firewall infrastructure. Depending on the offering, managed firewall may involve an assessment of your security threats and monitoring network traffic. What is a Managed Firewall and Do You Need One? Qualified managed security service providers (MSSPs) typically provide a "managed firewall service "as a solution for firewall operation, administration, monitoring, and maintenance of firewall infrastructure. The MSSP will help establish, maintain, and modify firewall rules, monitor your network, and provide feedback, reports, and analysis. Depending on the extent of the service agreement, the MSSP may perform firewall installation, application control and web content filtering, as they assist in determining which applications and web content…
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Vulnerability Assessments and PenTesting (VAPT)

Vulnerability Assessments and PenTesting (VAPT)

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VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT AND PENTESTING (VAPT) What Is VAPT? Vulnerability assessment is the process of identifying and quantifying security vulnerabilities in an organization’s environment. A Penetration Test on the other hand involves simulating the actions of an cyber attacker, using many tools and techniques, to exploit critical systems and gain access to sensitive data. Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) are two types of vulnerability testing. The tests have different strengths and are often combined to achieve a more complete vulnerability analysis. In short, Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessments perform two different tasks, usually with different results, within the same area of focus. Vulnerability assessment tools discover which vulnerabilities are present, but they do not differentiate between flaws that can be exploited to cause damage and those that cannot. Vulnerability scanners…
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How To Protect Your Mobile Devices

How To Protect Your Mobile Devices

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There has always been a demand for safely browsing the internet and social media from your mobile device. We thought we would compile a short publication about how to protect your mobile devices from Malware and hackers alike. Always deploy strong Passwords or Passcodes on mobile devices. Always lock your device when not in use. Do not share Passwords or Passcodes with anyone. Enable "device wipe" solution on multiple failed authentications. Enable 2FA (two-factor authentication) and/or biometric authentication on your device. Use encryption on your device. Disable features like Wifi, Location, Bluetooth and Hotspot when not in use. Enable only when needed and disable immediately after. Do not install any application unless it has been verified secure by the App Store. Remove apps you do not use. Always ensure you…
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