When it comes to games – especially online gaming, it’s one thing to play, but it’s altogether something else to be played! Three interesting facts about the global online gaming industry… The worth of the PC online game market worldwide is expected to reach $45.5 billion by 2021. (Statista, Nov 2019) It is estimated there will be 2.7 billion gamers by 2021. Almost a third of the human race! (Statista, Aug 2019) The number 1 game for awarded prize money in 2018/19 was ‘Dota 2
Are you and your organisation ready for Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019? This is your opportunity to share key cybersecurity knowledge with your networks and help build a more secure community! What are we doing during Cybersecurity Awareness Month?
GoldPhish is proud to provide free CyberMonth2019 educational resources you can distribute through the month of October. The toolkit will help you inform, educate, and empower your networks on simple Cybersecurity controls and
We all want to feel safe. We all want to feel secure. We all want to know that the things we value are safe and secure. Safety and Security. On December 10th 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, stating – “Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of persons”. We all want to feel safe. We all want to feel secure. We all want to know that the things we value are safe and secure. The f
In building, a wall made of 500 connected, overlapping small concrete blocks with steel is stronger than a wall made of one, large concrete “block” without steel. If you wanted to keep a single letter, one “block” of information or an individual document of private data safe and secure ten or 2000 years ago chances are you would have kept it under lock and key in one “secret” place, and/or possibly encrypted it with a cypher – like the famous Roman General Julius Caesar did w
In June of this year (2018) an 85-year-old South African pensioner had R300 000 – roughly USD $20 000, stolen from his bank account in a SIM swap scam. A SIM swap scam? SIM Swap fraud (also known as SIM splitting) is a type of account takeover fraud that generally targets a weakness in two-factor authentication or two-step verification, where the second factor or step is an SMS or a call placed to a mobile telephone. How it works… The fraud centres around exploiting a mobile
GoldPhish launch ‘BeCybaware’ campaign to support organisations cybersecurity needs. Due to the far reaching rise in online security breaches, business leaders worldwide are realising ‘cybersecurity’ is no longer a boardroom buzz word. It is a very real threat for every employee. So, is it time to empower your workforce? If you’re a business leader, you should be more aware than ever of the growing cybersecurity threats, yet too many corporate risk managers are failing to tak