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Posts Tagged ‘Data Security’

  • 76% of people have accessed data belonging to their former workplace, study shows

    76% of people have accessed data belonging to their former workplace, study shows

    July 4, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on 76% of people have accessed data belonging to their former workplace, study shows

    A study recently released by Kaspersky Lab reveals that businesses are at increased risk by not curbing the actions of current and former employees. According to the research, 25 per cent of workers in South Africa still have access to files and documents...

  •  Microsoft launches its South African Policy Innovation Centre

    Signal Alliance, Microsoft and Cisco to deliver Azure Stack

    November 30, 2018 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Signal Alliance, Microsoft and Cisco to deliver Azure Stack

    As businesses in Nigeria continue to find more effective ways to drive down their running costs, whilst improving profitability, Signal Alliance, Microsoft and Cisco have collaborated to deliver the Azure Stack solution. This is an innovative hybrid cloud...

  • 34 percent of South African organisations are ready to comply with POPI Act

    Blancco simplifies PoPI compliance

    October 26, 2018 • General, SecurityComments Off on Blancco simplifies PoPI compliance

    According to legislation, businesses are required to manage the complete destruction of all data when IT assets reach end-of-life. Blancco has now introduced Erasure-as-a-Service, a certifiable secure data erasure solution that is PoPI compliant. Blancco...

  • Bots can skew your analytics… Is your data lying

    Thales: Data breaches at US financial services businesses on the rise

    September 27, 2018 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Thales: Data breaches at US financial services businesses on the rise

    Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, has released a report noting that 42 percent of US financial services organisations have experienced a security breach in the past. According to its 2017 Data Threat Report,...

  • LAWtrust to offer cybersecurity training and education

    New report reveals an 80 percent increase in impersonation attacks

    August 28, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on New report reveals an 80 percent increase in impersonation attacks

    Mimecast, an email and data security company, has announced the availability of its latest quarterly Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), an aggregated report of tests that measure the efficacy of widely used email security systems. A Mimecast ESRA helps...

  • When moving data into the cloud, organisations should be aware that it is the responsibility of the information owner to ensure that holistic protection and clear visibility is in place, to avoid security breaches!

    Data security in the cloud – whose responsibility is it really?

    August 23, 2018 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Data security in the cloud – whose responsibility is it really?

    When moving data into the cloud, organisations should be aware that it is the responsibility of the information owner to ensure that holistic protection and clear visibility is in place, to avoid security breaches! “The desire to gain the many benefits...

  • Jason Hart, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Data Protection at Gemalto

    Lack of confidence in data security can cost you more than you think

    August 21, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Lack of confidence in data security can cost you more than you think

    The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect almost two months ago. Leading the way to a new era of data protection, the long-awaited GDPR has emphasized the importance of data security more than ever before. Besides...

  • Five key trends transforming global payroll management

    Five key trends transforming global payroll management

    August 13, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Five key trends transforming global payroll management

    Expanding a business into new territories is no easy feat. There are numerous challenges to navigate such as language, culture and legislative requirements. Recruitment can also be a complex job to ensure the right mix of local hires and expat employees sent...

  • Cyberattacks continue to evolve, with more sophisticated attacks and better success rates against Android and iOS devices.

    Fortify enterprise security by effectively managing your mobile devices

    August 10, 2018 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Fortify enterprise security by effectively managing your mobile devices

    Since first hitting the market in 1973, mobile phones have come a long way. Mobile technology first emerged as brick-sized cellular phones, which developed over the years into the slim and powerful smartphones many of us can’t seem to live without...

  • Encrypted USB drives and privacy screens improve data security

    Encrypted USB drives and privacy screens improve data security

    August 9, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Encrypted USB drives and privacy screens improve data security

    RS Components (RS), a multi-channel distributor, has announced availability of a range of expert data security products to help companies with the incorporation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) into the day to-day operations of the...

  • Big Business or SME: We all need 21st Century data security

    August 2, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Big Business or SME: We all need 21st Century data security

    Technology created and widely adopted in the 21st century has undoubtedly made our lives easier. It means everyday activities like banking are far less tedious and time-consuming, and that complex, more specialised tasks, like managing a company’s finances,...

  • Oracle adds AI capabilities for financial controls

    Oracle rolls out Blockchain Cloud service

    July 17, 2018 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle rolls out Blockchain Cloud service

    Businesses around the world have been deploying an early adopter version of Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service, which becomes generally available today. Blockchain has the power to fundamentally transform how every industry does business by making interactions...

  • Concerns on the rise about mobile apps watching and tracking South African users, finds Kaspersky Lab

    Concerns on the rise about mobile apps watching and tracking South African users, finds Kaspersky Lab

    July 13, 2018 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Concerns on the rise about mobile apps watching and tracking South African users, finds Kaspersky Lab

    The monitoring capabilities of mobile apps are becoming a concern for South African users, many of whom are worried that the apps on their connected devices might be able to track them down, watch what they’re doing, or share their data. But these dangers...

  • Rethinking data security with a Risk Adaptive Approach

    June 5, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on Rethinking data security with a Risk Adaptive Approach

    The two megatrends of cloud-based applications and mobile devices have been a boon for company productivity, agility, and innovation. This is according to Christo van Staden, Forcepoint Regional Manager: Sub-Saharan Africa. The mobile-cloud combo empowers...

  • The cloud is nice, but local is “lekker”

    May 6, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Internet of ThingsComments Off on The cloud is nice, but local is “lekker”

    Companies are buckling under the strain of ever-burgeoning enterprise data volumes. Cloud based storage trumps traditional storage infrastructure because it enables companies to accommodate expanding data volumes without buying new servers, scrounging for...

  • Intel CEO urges tech leaders to restore customer confidence over data

    Intel CEO urges tech leaders to restore customer confidence over data

    January 12, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Intel CEO urges tech leaders to restore customer confidence over data

    Following announcements of the Google Project Zero security exploits last week, Intel has continued to work closely with our partners with the shared goal of restoring confidence in the security of our customers’ data as quickly as possible. As I noted...