The search is on for industry-specific cyber solutions

Companies of all natures, shapes, and sizes are at risk of cyber threats and crime. No organisation is immune to cyber-attacks, which are increasing in frequency and sophistication all the time. However, the risks to which companies in different industries are...

Brands must protect customers too

Over the past 12 months, South African public and private sector organisations have fallen victim to a range of sophisticated cyberattacks that have disrupted business operations and resulted in reputational damage, loss of productivity and finances. Most...

Why trust and technology go hand in hand

The erosion of trust has been a key theme of the last decade, and one that all business leaders must engage with in the years ahead. By Bas Burger, CEO: global services at BT Group The continuous change we’re seeing and the rapid pace at which it’s taking...

De-risking in the era of transparency

The issue of data protection and privacy was, until recently, a conversation confined to a specific group of people within an organisation. By Daniel Fried, GM and senior vice-president: EMEA and Worldwide channels at Veeam Unless you were an IT consultant or a...

Is your personal data safe?

Data Protection Day is a good time to find out if your data is safe, writes Barry Cook, privacy and group data protection officer at VFS Global. We share a lot more information in the digital world than we used to. Businesses, organisations, close family, friends and...

Pressure growing to protect customers’ personal information

Cybersecurity and legal experts are warning that an increase in cyberattacks and the pending implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) expose South African companies to increased regulatory, reputational and financial risk. Brian Pinnock,...