Blackfog

Prevention is the best form of defense

Deploying multiple layers of, BlackFog protect your organisation’s data privacy and protection while strengthening POPI regulatory compliance. With this defence system, a leader in data exfiltration, we can help you prevent the loss of data from all endpoints and mitigate the risk of a data breach. We don’t replace your Firewalls and Anti-Virus we work with them to ensure what is on your device, stays on your device.

Lots of cyber security solutions can tell you when a breach or attack has taken place and data has been lost. BlackFog stops it from happening in the first place. BlackFog targets many stages of the malware lifecycle.

The real differentiator when it comes to data security!

BlackFog sits on the outbound traffic – that is how it protects you against ransomware/malware, phishing etc. attacks.

BlackFog protects iOS, Android and Windows. BlackFog can be applied to mobile devices, tablets, desktops, and laptops. How does a vulnerable Uganda  cyber threat environment look like?

New challenges we are facing:

  1. Significant increase in sensitive data on endpoints
  2. Remote workers due to COVID-19 pose a new set of challenges and problems for employers globally
  3. 600% increase in Phishing since March 2020 (Since the onset of Covid 19)
  4. Increased risk from BYOD
  5. VPNs not adequate for defense against modern threats
  6. Cybercriminals have shifted their focus to target remote workers
  7. Damages related to cybercrime is predicted to hit 6 trillion by 2022
  8. Organizations lack the Privacy controls necessary for the new normal

Why BlackFog for POPI?

To ensure compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) in Uganda, companies must implement a preventative approach to data privacy and security.

BlackFog helps organizations with compliance by:

  1. Blocking the unauthorized collection and transmission of customer data from every device on and off the network.
  2. Preventing cyberattacks across all endpoints.
  3. Preventing data breaches, data loss and insider threats.
  4. Monitoring data exfiltration in real-time to ensure no unauthorized data leaves the network.
  5. Preventing ransomware, malware, spyware and phishing.
  6. Securing your corporate and customer data with on device privacy protection.
  7. Providing detailed compliance reports for regulators and information officers.
  8. Mitigating reputational damage and improving customer trust.
  9. The legal implications of a POPI act breach are significant. The Information.
  10. Regulator of Uganda (Data Personal Data Protection Office PDPO(www.pdpo.go.ug))is empowered to charge fines up to UGX 2 % of the cope rations annual gross turn over and/or jail sentences depending on scale of offence/breach.

BlackFog’s 12 layers of defence

  • Malvertising
  • Forensics
  • Suspicious address
  • Spyware
  • Malware
  • Facebook
  • Cryptomining
  • Application getaway
  • Geofencing
  • Dark Web
  • Powershell
  •  Profiling

Key benefits

  1. Decreases the organisational risks associated with data loss and data breaches from external attacks and insider threats.
  2. Provides multiple layers of defence against ransomware, spyware, malware, phishing, unauthorised data collection and social media profiling
  3. On device data privacy (detects and blocks the transfer of this data in real-time, preventing attacks before they happen)
  4. Prevents unauthorised data collection and profiling using behavioural analytics
  5. Provides detailed reporting and forensic analysis of threat vectors and impact across all your networks
  6. Lowers the cost of regulatory compliance
  7. Offers lightweight protection that doesn’t slow down your devices or employees’ productivity
  8. An easy-to-use centralised management console provides you with trends, analysis and ongoing view of potential threats
  9. Blocks more than 99% of web advertising and prevents the flow of data to the Dark Web
  10. Minimizes risks of remote working
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