Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 35 | Page 64

INDUSTRY WATCH New approach needed following DDoS attacks The recent state of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on several South African financial institutions has once again highlighted the importance of having an integrated cybersecurity approach reflective of the requirements of the always- on world. Experts across the industry have told Intelligent CIO what practices organisations should have in place should such an attack occur. 64 INTELLIGENTCIO