Mining and utilities at risk of cyber crime attacks warns GECI

With international analysts warning of a growing risk of cyberwar, sabotage and espionage impacting industrial and mining facilities, South African stakeholders must step up their efforts to mitigate risk.

This is according to GECI, an international tactical cybersecurity company now launching its portfolio of cybersecurity solutions in South Africa. After Europe, GECI has chosen to expand its platform of innovative solutions in Africa, starting with South Africa where the need is clearly identified.

Cyber attacks have escalated beyond theft of data and ransomware attacks, to attacks specifically designed to shut down critical infrastructure, manipulate markets and even cripple entire countries, says South African GECI representative Mike Bergen.

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Source: IT News Africa