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 [...]
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" [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Moving offices is sometimes a strenuous and taxing experience for all involved. We learned a few tricks to make the process smoother.
The Protection of Personal Information Act is here, and resistance is futile