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  • Mimecast appoints new Senior Vice President for EMEA

    Mimecast appoints new Senior Vice President for EMEA

    May 19, 2019 • People, SecurityComments Off on Mimecast appoints new Senior Vice President for EMEA

    Mimecast Limited announced the appointment of Brandon Bekker to Senior Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to help manage the rapid growth within the region. In this newly created position, Brandon will be responsible for supporting the...

  • Data security sits at the heart of democracy

    Data security sits at the heart of democracy

    January 15, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on Data security sits at the heart of democracy

    Military risks immediately spring to mind: a recent report found that even the Pentagon’s latest advanced military systems are vulnerable and can be “easily hacked”. The consequences for citizens of rogue military assets is unthinkable. But...

  • IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week

    December 2, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the week

    This week was yet again filled with tech news stories that grabbed the headlines both across Africa and around the world. From new innovations and digital transformation, growing economies to emerging startups, here is a round up of some of the popular...

  • Don’t start the New Year in debt

    Black Friday tips: Safe shopping starts with awareness

    November 20, 2018 • Retail, SecurityComments Off on Black Friday tips: Safe shopping starts with awareness

    One of the most common pieces of advice we get about avoiding phishing scams is that, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Except this doesn’t really apply on Black Friday. For one day a year (23rd November this year), retailers take...

  • Email security essential in the digital age

    Email security essential in the digital age

    October 24, 2018 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on Email security essential in the digital age

    A relationship that began many years ago with the migration of the Syrex secure email gateway services to Mimecast has evolved into a partnership for the future as companies need to become increasingly cyber resilient to protect themselves against malicious...

  • Cybersecurity predictions for 2019 according to Panda Security Annual Report

    Five tips for consumers to protect themselves against cybercrime

    October 3, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Five tips for consumers to protect themselves against cybercrime

    A recent Mastercard survey even found that South Africans increasingly see data breaches as the ‘new normal’ – 70% of people surveyed believe there’s not much they can do to protect their personal and financial information. According...

  • Data security sits at the heart of democracy

    Mimecast extends cyber resilience vision with web security service

    October 2, 2018 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Mimecast extends cyber resilience vision with web security service

    Email and data security company, Mimecast Limited recently announced the general availability its new web security service. The cloud-based service is designed to guard against malicious activity initiated by user action or malware while blocking access to...

  • LAWtrust to offer cybersecurity training and education

    Mimecast kicks off global cybersecurity awareness training initiative

    October 2, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Mimecast kicks off global cybersecurity awareness training initiative

    Mimecast will use Cyber Security Awareness Month to introduce IT decision makers to its newest offering, Mimecast Awareness Training. Mimecast acquired Ataata in July 2018, creating the foundation for the new platform. Mimecast Awareness Training is designed...

  • 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...

  • Mimecast Unveils Second-Annual State of Email Security Report

    Mimecast unveils second-annual State of Email Security Report

    August 8, 2018 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Mimecast unveils second-annual State of Email Security Report

    More than 90 Percent of Global Organisations Reported the Volume of Phishing Attacks Have Increased or Stayed the Same in Past 12 Months Mimecast Limited, a email and data security company, today released its second-annual State of Email Security report that...

  • GDPR adds to data headaches for telcos

    GDPR adds to data headaches for telcos

    May 26, 2018 • People, SecurityComments Off on GDPR adds to data headaches for telcos

    Data has always been the ultimate battleground and competitive bargaining chip for telecommunications operators. Already under pressure to reduce mobile data costs amid a rising #datamustfall chorus from consumers, they now face data headaches of a different...

  • Mimecast appoints new Senior Vice President for EMEA

    45 Percent of Organizations Not Prepared for Malicious Insiders

    September 13, 2016 • Company News, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 45 Percent of Organizations Not Prepared for Malicious Insiders

    A leading email and data security company, released new data revealing that organizations globally believe they are their own worst enemy when it comes to cybersecurity, with 45 percent saying they are ill-equipped to cope with the threat of malicious...

  • Three predictions for the future of the internet

    March 17, 2014 • FeaturesComments Off on Three predictions for the future of the internet

    It has been 25 years since Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. Over the last two and a half decades, we have experienced tremendous changes in how we share, access and consume information across the world’s most powerful communication vehicle. But,...

  • IT Administration – Change is as good as a holiday

    February 7, 2014 • Southern AfricaComments Off on IT Administration – Change is as good as a holiday

    To suggest that the adoption of cloud computing at an enterprise level has fundamentally changed the manner in which corporate entities do business would be an understatement. A few years ago it would have been tough to predict just how significant a paradigm...

  • The challenge in keeping up with cloud adoption

    November 21, 2013 • Enterprise IT, Southern AfricaComments Off on The challenge in keeping up with cloud adoption

    As per Gartner’s’ predictions, the adoption of public cloud services will continue to grow as organisation attempt to drive down IT spending. “The cloud simply offers more scalability in terms of growth, redundancy & versatility than any on-premise...

  • Government must take online security seriously

    May 31, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Government must take online security seriously

    The highly publicised infiltration of the South African Police Service’s back-end infrastructure has cast a strong spotlight on the efficacy of governmental IT systems. During this attack – motivated by a desire for revenge against the Marikana shootings...