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- uploaded July 27, 2022
Data breaches: practical considerations by Zaakir Mohamed and Vivian Spies
All organisations are vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Cybercriminals will attack any organisation from which they can possibly profit or benefit.
This is a pressing local issue as there are an unprecedented number of cyber criminals targeting South African organisations and governmental authorities, with South Africa having the third-highest number of cybercrime victims in the world in 2020 at a cost of ZAR2.2 billion a year.
It seems, therefore, that it is not a matter of if an organisation will suffer a data breach, but when.