Cybersecurity Blog

Accenture, Acer, Colonial Pipeline, JBS Foods. What do these names have in common? Yes, they might be some of the most successful companies and organisations in the world but...
19 May 2022
Cybersecurity has been an important topic of conversation and discussion in the corporate and government sectors for a while now. However, professionals and participants in other...
18 May 2022
Being fully prepared to totally prevent a ransomware attack may be akin to a modern-day cybersecurity fairytale. Even with the best technology investments and human resources to...
17 May 2022
What is Cyber Security and what is its importance for your business? What is the importance of Cyber Security Awareness and does Cyber Security Consultancy really help in all of...
3 May 2022
Ransomware Attacks have been occupying considerable headline space in the last few years. This should come as no surprise given how rampant, complex and expensive these attacks...
29 April 2022
Cyber Security Awareness amongst employees has emerged as one of the primary concerns that a business must focus on in the modern, digital age. Imparting basic skills needed for...
27 April 2022
The National Institute of Standards and Technology, popularly known as NIST, details its recommendations on Cybersecurity Incident Management and Response in the ‘Computer...
26 April 2022
What is a Virtual CISO? What is their job description and why does your business need one?  The increasing risk of cyber-attacks coupled with compliance obligations has meant that...
21 April 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic changed our world and the way businesses operate dramatically. It has also brought about a diametrical change in the way education is delivered and accessed....
5 April 2022
The online presence of any business and its cybersecurity have become critical factors for success during the pandemic. Almost all major companies worldwide decided to switch to...
1 April 2022
Blockchain has been a buzzword for the past few years and it’s really no surprise given how it’s changing the dynamic of many industries. Blockchain technology is expected to...
21 March 2022
Phishing is one of the most persistent cyber threats facing businesses and consumers. These scams are virtually as old as email itself, but they’ve remained effective despite...
17 March 2022
Cyber Management Alliance will be delivering eight events in cybersecurity training for minority-owned businesses in the Midlands region supported by Department for Digital,...
9 March 2022
Global spending on cloud services is expected to rise to $482 billion in 2022, up from $313 billion in 2020. And by 2028, the market will be worth well over $1,250 billion. As...
24 February 2022
Spyware is a scary, unknown, mysterious part of the internet. Spyware is a heavily used malicious tactic that puts your privacy and data safety at risk. However, like all things...
23 February 2022
Statistics point to a growing number of cybercrime cases across the world, which has led to unprecedented losses for both businesses and individuals. Fortunately, one can deploy...
17 February 2022
All organisations with an online presence are vulnerable to a variety of cyber threats. Data breaches are one of the most prominent of these threats today. It’s a vulnerability...
15 February 2022
Cybersecurity is a complex and ever-evolving subject. Just when you feel you may have understood a majority of common threats looming on the internet, something new comes up....
11 February 2022
While a career in IT auditing can be extremely lucrative, it can also be very busy. With back-to-back meetings and calls, it's definitely not an easy job. Apart from the fact that...
9 February 2022
Network firewalls are designed to protect computers from outside threats such as viruses, malware, spyware, and other malicious software. They also prevent unauthorized access to...
7 February 2022
Facebook had an outage in October 2021. And everyone heard about it. Even those who were living under a rock. Because, chances are, regardless of your location, you use Facebook...
4 February 2022
IT auditing is considered one of the most lucrative streams within auditing. This is because to be an IT auditor one requires specialized knowledge. There is also a lack of enough...
2 February 2022
Cyber Incident Response Planning is always on the radar of  businesses concerned about cybersecurity. This is because they’ve taken cognisance of the fact that sooner or later...
1 February 2022
The accounting sector is becoming increasingly reliant on information technology (IT). As a result, if you're interested in both auditing and IT, pursuing a career in IT auditing...
31 January 2022
Certified Information Systems Auditor or CISA refers to a designation issued by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). CISA certification is the standard...
28 January 2022
Technology has made healthcare more effective than ever and its influence will only become more prominent in the years to come. Tech innovations in medicine will lead to more...
26 January 2022
Cybersecurity has become one of the most prominent and growing concerns for businesses and commercial establishments everywhere. In fact, in just 2020 alone, companies spent more...
22 January 2022
The e-commerce space is so competitive today that there are literally thousands of parameters on which your business is constantly being judged. But there are two conditions that...
20 January 2022
Businesses use their online presence to attract clients around the world. They often use pictures, videos, and interactive resources to keep their visitors engaged. Delays in...
13 January 2022
In the midst of a global pandemic, businesses have suffered from a variety of reasons – some due to their completely physical consumer interface, some due to the impact of cyber...
10 January 2022
In 2022, cybersecurity is definitely going to cement its position as the number one concern for business continuity and brand reputation. It is, therefore, important that every...
6 January 2022
Virtually everything in the modern business world is going digital. The rise of electronic signatures, or e-signatures, has enabled processes that were previously only possible...
23 December 2021
Hacking and hackers are probably the number one concern for modern businesses and cybersecurity professionals today. This is because successful black hat hackers can cause...
17 December 2021
In May 2021, The White House published an Executive Order (E.O.) on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity. The third section of the E.O, entitled “Modernizing Federal Government...
15 December 2021
Ransomware is quickly becoming one of the most prominent problems of the cyber world. The ease of unleashing ransomware attacks, a growing attack surface thanks to rapid...
2 December 2021
The vast and complex field of cybersecurity is full of threats and risks that every business owner or senior business executive must be aware of. Protecting the personal...
30 November 2021
Ransomware tabletop exercises are one of the best ways to ensure your organisation is prepared to respond to ransomware attacks. Properly planned and conducted ransomware...
26 November 2021
Ransomware tabletop exercises enable you to test whether your business is equipped to deal with a ransomware attack and mitigate its impact. If you want to know why this is...
25 November 2021
Agility, scale and resilience are just some of the reasons why businesses across the globe are moving to cloud environments. While initially the cloud may have become popular...
25 November 2021
Cybersecurity is one of the most searched subjects online and for good reason – it’s an ever-evolving field with multiple new problems emerging every day. Fortunately, experts in...
17 November 2021
It is a well-known fact that developers are responsible for creating and releasing new applications and platforms. They are also responsible for debugging software and, when...
17 November 2021
The SolarWinds cyber-attack has been given many adjectives – historic, unprecedented, massive and sophisticated to name a few. What makes this attack unlike any other we’ve seen...
16 November 2021
The field of cybersecurity is growing rapidly, and the global market is expected to reach $354.4 billion by 2026. As the industry evolves and expands, jobs in the field are...
11 November 2021
The SolarWinds hack, also now widely known as Solorigate, is the most unprecedented cybersecurity breach till date & the reason it’s considered a cyber intrusion like no other is...
9 November 2021
Have you heard of 3D secure authentication being talked of extensively without much of a clue about what it is? As a shopper, you may have read that you should look to 3D Secure...
6 November 2021
As businesses across the world undergo rapid digital transformation, business agility has been emerging as a primary concern for those who wish to stay ahead of the competition....
28 October 2021
Transportation and logistics comprise one of the most important systems and industries in the world. However, because it is so heavily dependent on technology, it is also one of...
19 October 2021
Savola Foods, the Saudi Arabia-based food brand giant, has recently joined other global industry leaders like Google, Formula One, Sony, Citibank and AstraZeneca in ramping up its...
12 October 2021
Cybersecurity awareness month is celebrated every October but for us at Cyber Management Alliance, every day is cybersecurity awareness day! In that spirit, we cover some of the...
11 October 2021
Challenges of the cybersecurity industry are as dynamic as the field itself. The cybersecurity landscape is ever-changing as new technologies emerge and transform businesses'...
23 September 2021

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