That’s the change in culture needed at African companies as cybersecurity threats flourish on the back of Covid-19, Lehan van den Heever, enterprise cyber security adviser for Kaspersky in Africa, tells The Africa Report.
South African, Nigeria and Kenya are seeing the biggest increases in cybercrime, which correlates with the presence of business hubs, van den Heever says from Johannesburg.
Corporate culture is part of the reason for the problem. There are many examples of employees who are in possession of important critical corporate information falling for phishing e-mails. Yet many are scared about losing their jobs if they report it, he says..
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