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Critical infrastructure: Downtime is simply not an option

The draft Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill in South Africa, the successor to the National Key Points Act of 1980, has elicited heated debate from several quarters. However, it remains focused on improving security measures in critical infrastructure organisations, safeguarding...

Visibility is dead; long live real-time network visibility

When it comes to network downtime in any industry, the underlying statistics tell us one thing: it costs money and lots of it. According to the Ponemon Institute, downtime can cost around an astounding $8,000 per minute, which means an...

Business growth necessitates eliminating planned downtime

While it might sound counter-intuitive, there is a perception that technology often works best when compromises are made. Users might have to put up with an irritating side-effect but do so knowing that the overriding advantage brings many benefits....

SA operational technologies open to attack

South African operational Industrial Control System (ICS) /SCADA systems are becoming increasingly intelligent and connected, and therefore increasingly at risk of attack. “While a major breach has not yet been reported in South Africa, it is only a matter of...

ATC network rides out SEACOM outage

The most recent downtime on the SEACOM undersea cable has again highlighted the dependence of commerce and consumers on the resilience of their Internet Service Providers' (ISPs) redundancy plans. Especially when, as in last week's outage, repair efforts are...
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Unpacking TECNO’s New SPARK 20P Smartphone: Available in SA

Having sufficient storage space on your smartphone is crucial in today's world, particularly with photos, videos, apps, and games...
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