Dark heart of app development

05-10-2016 Hits:912 2016

Application security requires confronting the fact that apps are primarily mobile −and the trend is strengthening. The first Industry Insight in this series argued that apps were the primary engine of...

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The hacker's backdoor

04-08-2016 Hits:1207 2016

Is your application programming interface the backdoor through which hackers can break in? I don't think anybody would disagree with me when I say mobility and the Internet of things (IOT)...

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Cybersecurity: It’s all about the (mobil…

18-07-2016 Hits:1347 2016

The growing incidence of cyber-crime is a reflection of the value of the data organisations hold. Security strategies should thus focus on securing that data.Today’s business environment is increasingly reliant...

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Is cyber-security the weakest link in yo…

18-07-2016 Hits:1454 2016

The digitisation of supply chains has many benefits, including closer collaboration and greater efficiency, but it has also created a new set of vulnerabilities. Godfrey Kutumela, Head of Cybercrime and...

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Data is the target: protect it

23-06-2016 Hits:1146 2016

When it comes to creating an effective application security strategy, data protection is crucial. In my two previous Industry Insights, I covered the vulnerabilities created by users' ongoing addiction to apps...

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App security depends on culture change

25-05-2016 Hits:1262 2016

If apps are the new security frontier, then defending that frontier means changing the way everyone concerned with software development and maintenance works.In my previous Industry Insight, I argued that...

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Data security at the heart of POPI

18-05-2016 Hits:1223 2016

Any strategy to become POPI-compliant must begin and end with how you manage and use data as part of your business operations, says Godfrey Kutumela, head of Security & Cyber...

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Instant 'appification'

13-05-2016 Hits:1405 2016

The Internet economy is open, mobile and 24/7. Apps increasingly drive this world, and attract cyber criminals in droves. Cyber criminals, like the majority of people, go where they see the...

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IndigoCube, Checkmarx partner to improve…

11-04-2016 Hits:1582 2016

IndigoCube has been named a preferred partner for Checkmarx in South Africa. Founded in 2006, Checkmarx provides solutions aimed at ensuring software is released free of technical and logical security...

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Beyond the wall, bringing security insid…

14-03-2016 Hits:1541 2016

In 2015, 707 million data records were compromised—more than 80 000 every hour. With data’s increasing importance attracting cyber-criminals in swarms, old-style perimeter security is no longer adequate. A new...

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IndigoCube’s Grace appointed as one of I…

10-03-2016 Hits:1452 2016

Robin Grace, Principal at IndigoCube, has been appointed as one of the inaugural non-executive directors of the South Africa Chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA-SA). The IIBA...

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Closing the mobile security gap

25-02-2016 Hits:1444 2016

The best hope for enhanced mobile security lies in building security into the application development life cycle, says Godfrey Kutumela, head of the Security Division at IndigoCube. As business goes mobile, hackers...

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How to build secure supply chains: 3 key…

15-02-2016 Hits:1382 2016

Supply chains must adopt an approach that addresses the challenge holistically, and is agile enough to respond to an ever-changing threat landscape, says Godfrey Kutumela, Head: Security Division, IndigoCube.In 2013...

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How to build a successful application-se…

02-02-2016 Hits:1498 2016

Although #Great (corporate) Wall of China never trended on underworld Twitter sites, so far as we know, there’s no real doubt that firewalls have well and truly failed as effective...

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IndigoCube, Gemalto join forces to tackl…

02-02-2016 Hits:1294 2016

Gemalto, the leading supplier of data security solutions, has appointed IndigoCube as a partner in the southern Africa region. The two companies will kick off their collaboration with a joint...

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IndigoCube and Gemalto join forces to ta…

01-02-2016 Hits:1289 2016

Gemalto, the leading supplier of data-security solutions, has appointed IndigoCube as a partner in the Southern Africa region. The two companies will kick off their collaboration with a joint Data...

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Do you have the skills for database secu…

21-01-2016 Hits:1390 2016

Big data and data privacy are driving the development of a hot new career path. Make sure you don’t miss out on the opportunity to take your career to the...

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