Cyber threats real for industrial automation systems

The introduction of Internet of Things (IoT) into industrial automation environments, in the name of progress, has brought on both operational efficiencies and security risks previously unseen to the manufacturing, engineering, and mining industries. This article explains the risk drivers behind Operational Technology (OT) systems and the need for comprehensive security across the enterprise’s operations: from… Continue reading

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Get the nuts and bolts in place to stop data loss

For organisations with a high security agenda, mechanisms must be built into all layers of their infrastructure. Sensitive business information, customer details, financials, transactions and product information, all forms part of important data in organisations and is the lifeblood of every business. But, how much control do businesses have over their data, do they know… Continue reading

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Do not spend another Rand on your Cyber Security Budget until real Risks have been assessed

IT Security has become a business necessity against the backdrop of proliferating threats from the web, malware and cyber extortion. Companies are also obliged by legislation to protect sensitive business and customer information. But, the cost of protecting systems and data against cyber threats can rocket when investments in security technologies aren’t planned and don’t… Continue reading

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Cyber risk management: Top responsibilities of C-level employees this year

The risk landscape in 2018 is changing the way executives look at cyber risk management in their organisations. Here are seven tips on how C-level employees can effectively manage cyber risks in their organisations this year. Although most companies have invested in IT security solutions to protect their networks and data, these tend to focus… Continue reading

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AVeS Cyber Security stacks up awards and eyes further growth

From humble beginnings 19-years ago as a small yet creative IT security company helping businesses gain control of their digital information, AVeS Cyber Security is stacking up impressive accolades and earning the respect of industry heavyweights as a leading provider of comprehensive Information Security, IT Infrastructure Architecture and Governance solutions. In 2017, the company has… Continue reading

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