Securicom has announced a new Managing Director. The man at the helm is Richard Broeke who has held the position of General Manager at the company for the past three years. A qualified CISSP, he has a wealth of experience in the IT sector, spanning over 20...
South African businesses, like many worldwide, are increasingly eyeing the cloud; shifting applications, services and infrastructure to the cloud where they are more accessible and available. This enables better productivity and business continuity. However,...
May 11, 2018 •
Cloud Computing •
Comments Off on Securicom reduces data centre footprint with Cloudistics
Data centres by nature consume a lot of energy and demand for power will continue to grow as the volumes of digital information that companies store and process continue to grow. With this come increasing energy costs and cooling requirements. According to...
Over the past two years the uptake of pure cloud backup by smaller businesses has burgeoned as the idea of saving company data to the cloud has become easier for companies to digest, and bandwidth has become faster and cheaper. Securicom’s Richard Broeke...
April 2, 2014 •
Comments Off on Mobile security vs Mobile Device Management – there’s a difference
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...
March 25, 2014 •
Comments Off on Blocking social media is not the solution
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...
February 5, 2014 •
Comments Off on SA companies needs tighter grip on mobiles
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....
July 17, 2013 •
Comments Off on Malware, a growing threat to smartphone users
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...
January 14, 2013 •
Comments Off on Securicom adds reporting engine to managed firewall solution
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...
November 22, 2012 •
Comments Off on Cloud email archiving is about continuity – not storage
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...
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...
October 13, 2011 •
Comments Off on Securicom amends VPN solution
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...
June 28, 2011 •
Comments Off on Comparing VPNs is not like comparing apples with apples
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...