Data Strategy | Data Driven Storage

26 Oct

Dump the hard drive – data driven storage for the post-pandemic world The world of business is hugely different than it was pre-pandemic. So why are we still using outdated physical hardware storage rather than using a strategy of data driven storage? With workers and management carrying out tasks remotely there’s an urgent need for […]

Have the Right Credentials | Ransomware Attacks

19 Oct

right credentials ransomware attacks

Do you have the right Credentials to evade Ransomware attacks? Ransomware is a particularly nasty type of malware that’s used to hijack your important business data and – like the name says – demand a ransom in exchange for its release. Attacks of this type have been rising in South Africa, with big names like […]

Facebook Lost Control | Mobile Apps

12 Oct

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Has Facebook lost control? Social media is a huge part of our lives and for most of us, Facebook is the platform we go to for news, entertainment and to keep up with everyone we know. This wildly successful social media platform has grown exponentially over the years and is now used by 3 billion people […]

Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities | Data Threats

5 Oct

cybersecurity vulnerabilities

Does your company have cybersecurity vulnerabilities? As a 21st-century entrepreneur you possibly do a lot of business on the Internet. There’s no doubt it’s a great strategy, but it comes with its own set of risks. From data breaches to ransom ware and your run-of-the-mill viruses, there are a host of dangers out there on the […]

South African Security Breaches | Hackers

28 Sep

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South African Security Breaches Raise Hackles The latest surge in security breaches during 2021 has raised the hackles of CIOs and business owners who access sensitive data in their organisation, particularly from remote work environments. Hackers have clearly been using the lull caused by COVID-19 to hone and master their hacking skills. most recent security […]

Digital Passports | Mobile Apps

21 Sep

digital vaccine passport

Digital Vaccine Passports – Are They a Blessing or a Security Risk? Digital passports: are they the answer to opening up the country again or simply an unsecured backdoor left swinging in the wind? How would a digital vaccine passport affect, your business, and your personal life? These are the questions that need answering if […]

Best Password Advice | Passwords

14 Sep

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Passwords – Then and Now In the ‘good’ old days before the internet became our backyard, ‘passwords’ applied to secret dens at the bottom of the garden. Password advice was only given out to those granted secret access to these dens as part of the gang. Of course, not all passwords in those days related […]

WhatsApp Apps | App Security and Updates

8 Sep

WhatsApp apps

The Low Down on WhatsAppening to WhatsApp Apps Mobile apps have transformed the way we live our lives. From ordering online to keeping tabs on our health, from banking to gaming there’s an app for everything, and communication apps are a big part of the conversation. In fact, can you even remember how you conversed […]

Hackers | Message Mirroring Apps

30 Aug

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Can Hackers use Message Mirroring Apps to Bypass Security? Forty years ago, the world was a safer, and slower place. The internet was still in its infancy, and the need for online security would have featured low on a business’s to-do list. Fast forward to 2021, where online security, data storage and protection are now a […]

Data Backup Failure | Cloud Backup

24 Aug

data backup failure

How to Mitigate the Risk of Data Backup Failure with Cloud Backup Data – Backup Failure. These three words strung together could mean the difference between a short-term shutdown or permanent closure for many businesses. To ensure that their data management plans are effective, business owners need to get to grips with how and why […]