Data security: from protection to POPI

It's been some time since we tackled developments in both the POPI act's enactment as well as data security. Moreover, the issue of data quality remains prevalent. We attended the recent Cape Town leg of the ESET Security Day, which inspired a fresh look at the topics.   Data security: no small matter Organisations face [...]

By |2018-11-16T08:39:20+00:00November 15th, 2018|Blog, Industry Trends, Security Info|

2018: With increased growth comes increased responsibility

The modern Internet has become the literal fibre that connects businesses and society. What's more, this inter-dependence is increasingly on the rise. With the exponential growth of Internet users to 3.8 billion, we have seen our lives drastically improve. With this, however, comes an increased sense of responsibility. Gartner estimates more than 8.4 billion "Things" [...]

By |2018-01-15T10:15:19+00:00January 12th, 2018|Blog, Security Info|

Firewall for the win

If you're not yet familiar with a firewall, you could be forgiven for thinking that having strong passwords and changing them often is enough to protect you and your organisation. Or could you?   A firewall is... The inconvenient truth, however, is this: you need a good mix of human behaviour and technology to guard [...]

By |2017-12-05T16:48:23+00:00October 8th, 2017|Blog, Service Info|

Online Protection – Homes to Enterprises

The topic of online protection is talked about far and wide. Everyone who is connected is worried to some degree about whether they, their connection and their information are safe from prying eyes. Security measures range from the simplest software to multiple redundant layers of high-level threat assessment and blocking. The most fundamental element, though, [...]

By |2017-05-29T10:25:00+00:00June 1st, 2016|Industry Trends, Security Info|

Online backup made easy

World Backup Day falls on March 31st, and in the light of digital information security, we consider a basic approach to online backup. Why data backup should not be an afterthought When looking at connectivity technology today compared to 20 years ago, who would have thought that we would evolve from sending data using electrical [...]

By |2017-01-16T10:34:39+00:00March 30th, 2016|Blog, Industry Trends, Security Info|