Posts Tagged ‘Simon Campbell-Young’

  • Simon Campbell-Young

    Mobility, cloud driven security solutions needed

    July 22, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Security, Top StoriesComments Off

    Trends such as mobility, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and cloud have completely revolutionised the way we do business, by giving users access to the information they need anytime and from anywhere. Unfortunately, as much as businesses have gained from these...

  • Simon Campbell-Young, CEO of specialist distributor Phoenix Software (image: Phoenix)

    Cleaning your digital footprints

    May 8, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    These days, most people have several online accounts. Anyone with a smartphone or who uses a PC regularly probably has multiple accounts – from social media, blogs, Web sites, special offer sites – the list goes on. Unfortunately, this means that our most...

  • Simon Campbell-Young, CEO of Phoenix Distribution. (Image source: Phoenix Distribution)

    Avoiding the insider threat of data disclosure

    March 20, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    The inadvertent disclosure of sensitive data can happen in a flash. Whether it is an employee posting to a micro-blogging site, or carrying documents containing confidential information in plain sight of anyone who walks past, these disclosures can be...

  • Simon Campbell-Young, CEO of specialist distributor Phoenix Software (image: Phoenix)

    Cloud drives data security

    March 14, 2014 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off

    At one time, the cloud was touted as an efficient and easy way to store information. Today, we don’t send photos via email or carry documents on USB drives. The cloud is where it is at, a place where we all meet to exchange information. We store everything...

  • Simon Campbell-Young, CEO of Phoenix Distribution. (Image source: Phoenix Distribution)

    Is your company’s software legit?

    December 2, 2013 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off

    The use of business software, in any sector, has become an integral part of an organisation’s ability to perform tasks with a greater degree of efficiency, accuracy and ease. In fact, the most successful companies in every industry build their business...

  • Malware never sleeps

    June 5, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    Malware is always changing, adapting, being rewritten and re-released in a seemingly infinite number of ways, with the express intention of making your life difficult – and making the writers or owners of the code as much money as possible. Security threats...

  • Securing BYOD

    March 13, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    As the Bring your Own Device trend continues to grow, the smarter, mobile, integrated workforce of the future is being shaped right now. In the process, it’s reshaping the companies it works for and the digital landscape we inhabit.   The common...

  • How the IT channel can retain customer loyalty

    November 30, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    The advent and quick adoption of cloud has given many enterprise customers the ability to bypass the IT channel and purchase the services they need directly from the Web. However, there is a surprisingly simple way for the players in the channel to remain...

  • You won’t own your mobile in the future, it will own you

    May 30, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    As a trend, mobility has been steadily growing for the past ten years, and looks set to continue on this trajectory into the future. According to Simon Campbell-Young, CEO of specialist distributor Phoenix Software, by 2020, mobile phones will become primary...

  • Android under fire

    May 1, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    When you think of viruses, spyware, and other security threats, you probably think of your PC. After all, that’s where the majority of these kinds of attacks take place. But malware on your mobile phone or even your tablet is becoming an even bigger...

  • Tips for sourcing internet security software

    October 31, 2011 • SecurityComments Off

    You just bought yourself a new computer and can’t wait to get it out of the box. You’re excited to start using it, but you don’t want to have all those problems you hear about. This is the time to think ahead and go for a positive online...