Securing the mobile enterprise

The rise of the Internet of things (IoT) is seeing our world and our lives become increasingly connected. Our devices talk to each other and to the Web. We can disarm our alarms and turn off our home lights remotely. We can send money around the world. We can chat to...

Network security 101 – cyber security basics

National telecommunications service provider BitCo Telecoms has compiled this basic cybersecurity guide for businesses. What you and your employees need to know about IT security To best protect your business against malicious attacks and security breaches, you have...

A guide to effective, robust corporate security

There is a heightened sense of cyber security in the corporate world. Companies are now more aware than ever before of the level of risk they are exposed to and the real danger that sophisticated cyber threats pose. Cyber-criminals are using sophisticated tech-driven...

Solutions for when the kids are home alone

What images do you conjure when thinking about your kids being home alone? By Jaime Siminoff, founder and chief inventor at Ring In the 1990 movie, 8-year-old Kevin is accidentally left alone as his family heads to a vacation destination. His mother has a completely...

We all need 21st century data security

Technology created and widely adopted in the 21st century has undoubtedly made our lives easier. It means everyday activities like banking are far less tedious and time-consuming, and that complex, more specialised tasks, like managing a company’s finances, are...

SA’s growing cyber threats

Graham Croock, director of BDO IT Advisory Services, gives his opinion on the state of the cyber-security industry in South Africa. During my visit to BDO Norway last week, where I attended a tour of the BDO CERT facility, to personally see the operation of SOC...