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Posts Tagged ‘Securicom’

  • Richard Broeke, spokesperson for IT security provider, Securicom. (Image source: Securicom)

    Mobile security vs Mobile Device Management – there’s a difference

    April 2, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    Companies are going to have to move away from a mobile security stance to a mobile device management approach if they are going to embrace Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) without compromising information security. Richard Broeke, an IT security expert at...

  • Richard Broeke, spokesperson for IT security provider, Securicom. (Image source: Securicom)

    Blocking social media is not the solution

    March 25, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    Like email, social media platforms have become a channel for the ingress of malware and a portal for data leaks. Like email, social media platforms have become an important channel for business communication and marketing. Like email, social media is here to...

  • Richard Broeke, spokesperson for IT security provider, Securicom. (Image source: Securicom)

    SA companies needs tighter grip on mobiles

    February 5, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    Mobile security and device management will become one of the top challenges for South African companies as attacks on smartphones and tablets are likely to increase again in 2014. So says Richard Broeke, a consultant at leading IT security company, Securicom....

  • Malware, a growing threat to smartphone users

    July 17, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    Although security threats targeting PCs still out-number threats targeting mobile devices, smart phones and tablets have come under increasing attack in the past two years. Richard Broeke from specialist IT security provider, Securicom, says that as malicious...

  • Securicom adds reporting engine to managed firewall solution

    January 14, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Securicom has upgraded its robust Managed Firewall solution with an advanced reporting engine to offer businesses tools for enhanced monitoring, management and insight into the status of the firewall and user behaviour. The solution features an online...

  • Cloud email archiving is about continuity – not storage

    November 22, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    Cloud based archiving solutions are evolving beyond just providing safe, cost-effective off-site storage of business information and transactions contained in emails. With the masses of volumes of data generated and shared everyday via email, and the business...

  • The rise and obstacles of BYOD

    July 26, 2012 • OpinionComments (2)

    South African companies are becoming increasingly open to using mobile technologies to empower worker mobility and support work-from-home scenarios; and whether it is by design or default, employees’ personal mobile devices are proliferating enterprises at...

  • Securicom amends VPN solution

    October 13, 2011 • SecurityComments Off

    Local IT security company, Securicom, has rebuilt and repackaged its SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Virtual Private Network (VPN) service, Securicom SSL VPN, to provide greater customisability and advanced security capabilities for managing the risks associated...

  • Comparing VPNs is not like comparing apples with apples

    June 28, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    While Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) all have at their core the ability to connect remote workers to the corporate network, not all of them are created equal. “VPNs differ vastly in terms of security capabilities, customisability, scalability and...

  • Securicom appoints industry expert

    March 24, 2010 • PeopleComments Off

    Securicom has announced the appointment of Patrick Evans, recognized IT industry expert, as Director of Business Development...