Data breaches are becoming a common phenomenon in South Africa

Cybersecurity: Lessons learned from live exercises

Exelon IT and cybersecurity experts shared their insights during a session at DISTRIBUTECH International in San Antonio, US.

Addressing cybersecurity in distribution network SCADA systems

For the electricity distribution grid operator, for a long time, the control systems of the grid were protected by “Security by Obscurity”.

Cybersecurity: The other utility capacity gap

Michael John, Director of Operations at the European Network for Cybersecurity writes about how utilities should be addressing cyber threats.
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Op-Ed: What do you understand about data management?

Data management is a term often used loosely in organisations who then fail to manage, maintain and leverage data for making better business decisions.

Lack of investments in cybersecurity puts industries in a vulnerable position

The global cybersecurity spend in critical infrastructure is expected to reach $135 billion by 2024, states market intelligence firm ABI Research.
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S.African technology institute gearing up for 4IR progress

Technology institute calls for greater IT industry involvement and innovation in driving inclusive Fourth Industrial Revolution progress in Africa.
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Next Einstein Forum recognises groundbreaking research

The Next Einstein Forum has announced its third Class of NEF Fellows, whose research and innovations are contributing to solve Africa's and the world's most pressing challenges.
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Cyberattack leaves South African power utility customers in the dark

City Power reported that its system was hijacked by a Ransomware virus leaving customers unable to purchase prepaid electricity units from vendors.

Oil & Gas CEOs identify cybersecurity as a threat to business

According to the 2019 Global CEO Outlook, published by KPMG International, CEOs in the oil and gas sector view cybersecurity as a real threat.
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Could Argentina’s power blackout have been a cyberattack?

South America’s power blackout raised questions about the stability of the power infrastructure in Argentina and possibility of a cyberattack.

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