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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Job Done: Nearly Every Third Corporate Data Breach Gets Employees Fired

When a data breach strikes, the damage can reach further than a business’s finances, reputation, and customer privacy. A breach can also severely impact the careers of individuals at the company involved. According to a new report from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 25% of data breaches in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META)… 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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Future-proofing NAC through Microsoft Datacenter Technologies

Future-proofing NAC through Microsoft Datacenter Technologies

Key takeaway: Key success factor in technology investments: skilful configuration and implementation.   What happened: Client invested in industry-leading IT management software but failed to achieve infrastructure stability as the software suite was poorly implemented. When the National Airways Corporation (herein referred to as the NAC) experienced frequent disruptions in their business critical applications, they… Continue reading

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