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IQ Retail Guards Against New Age Threats with Panda Security

“Stories of cyber-attacks hit the news almost daily – data breaches, DDos attacks, email hacks and phishing attacks – reminders of the dangers of the internet” says Jeremy Matthews Regional Manager of Panda Security Africa. “Yet somehow all of these attacks still seem foreign– as though it would never happen to you, however the reality is, South African businesses are affected by these threats” continues Matthews.

IQ Retail MD, Chris Steyn knows this all too well and has seen first-hand the dramatic rise of new age threats such as Ransomware. Software company IQ Retail, provides expertise in complete financial and business administration solutions, focusing on the development of business systems for the accounting and retail management environment. Since its inception in 1986, IQ Retail has grown to become one of the premium providers of innovative business solutions.
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Cyber Security Predictions for 2017

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2016 kicked off with more than 20 million new samples of malware detected and neutralised by PandaLabs – an average of 227,000 per day. This figure is slightly higher than that of 2015, which saw around 225,000 per day.

Throughout 2016, we’ve seen how the number of new malware has been slightly lower than in 2015 — about 200,000 new samples of malware per day on average — however attacks have become more effective.
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Cybercrime Surges in Q3

PandaLabs Q3 Report indicates that incidences of cybercrime continue to increase, with 18 million new malware samples captured this quarter – more than 200,000 samples daily.
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ART – Panda’s Intelligent Control Platform

In the complex world of IT security, real-time information is fundamental to protect corporate data and resources. Most enterprises are aware that if they do not have complete visibility of their network, it is easy to fall victim to cyber-attacks.

Although a large focus has been placed on external threats such as Ransomware, businesses are also at risk from internal threats. (more…)

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Improved Efficiency and Centralised Management with new Systems Management

In today’s digital world internet connected devices have become a part of every aspect of our lives, and as this digital transformation continues, it is imperative that businesses understand the complexities that come with it.

To address this situation, Panda Security present our latest version of Systems Management – the most powerful, scalable and easy-to-use Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) tool on the market.
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Evolution of Locky – A Cat & Mouse Game

In the on-going game of cat and mouse between cyber attackers and defensive internet security providers, the appearance of a new tactic from the Locky family of Ransomware comes as no surprise.

As we discussed in February this year, Locky targets victims through seemingly legitimate email attachments. Once the victim clicks on the attachment the malicious macro begins encrypting the users’ files.
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