Archive for 2015

2016 will see a significant evolution in cyber espionage tradecraft

  In 2016 the world will see significant evolution in cyber espionage tradecraft. First, there will be a dra”persistence”, with a greater focus on memory-resident or fileless malware, reducing the traces left on an infected system and thereby avoiding detection. Speaking in Johannesburg to EngineerIT, Dirk Kollberg, senior security researcher, Global Research & Analysis Team, […]

Two new Galileo satellites in orbit

  The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched two new Galileo satellites atop a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana on 17 December 2015. The Galileo 11 and 12 twin satellites were deployed into their medium-altitude orbit close to 23 500 km, where they form part of a planned 30-satellite Galileo constellation. Galileo is the European […]

Airport expansion feasibility study

  South African firm GIBB Engineering has completed a feasibility study to evaluate the construction and operational feasibility of connecting the existing Western Precinct to Midfield Development at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. The study, which started in January 2015, will be part of ACSA’s master planning, which looks to expand the airport. […]