Digital era brings a new breed of CIO

Chief Information Officers (CIOs) as we once knew them, are no longer. As technology has evolved and become more accessible and entrenched at all levels of business, so has the role of the CIO.  While the “I” in CIO has depicted a focus on information management, it now points to more. It points to innovation,… Continue reading

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The silly season is high time for dealing with spam and phishing

It’s the silly season, and while most go shopping, cyber criminals go phishing. With the larger volumes of promotional emails hitting inboxes over the festive and back-to-school period, now is the time for companies to step up email management. Phishing: A Sign that it’s the Silly-season “Companies can help protect their users and businesses from… Continue reading

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Make the move to cloud-based data centres safe

The cloud presents opportunities for companies to improve the availability and accessibility to data resources. Cloud storage is also more scalable, allowing companies to accommodate ever-growing data volumes easily and cost-effectively. While cloud-based data centres are less risky than on-premise data centres from a security perspective, they are not without risk. Security 101 for Cloud-based… Continue reading

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Security-savvy employees can reduce cyber threats and costs

Security Awareness: Awaken the #CyberAware Warrior Within Employees are often touted as one of the biggest threats to an organisation’s IT security. However, Charl Ueckermann, CEO at AVeS Cyber Security, says they can actually act as a powerful defence against cyber security threats. “Educating employees on cyber threats and how to use IT resources and… Continue reading

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