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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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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