How companies can deal with the threat of cybercrime

Organisations should harden security, educate their workforce and shore up their last line of defence, writes Ian Engelbrecht, Africa lead and systems engineer at Veeam. Cybercrime is on the rise and South African C-suites would do well to ensure that they have...

Staying safe with tap and go

As the world struggles through a global pandemic that has, through the manner of its transmission, severely constrained human contact, so new ways have been found to do what we usually do - but without touching strange surfaces any more than we have to. Is it then any...

Distributed vulnerability: plan for a secure business future

The global average cost of a data breach in 2020 was $3,86-million. It took an average of 280 days to identify and contain a breach. And 52% of data breaches were malicious. These are just some of the unnerving statistics to come out of the annual Cost of Data Breach...

Tips for retailers to trade securely this Easter

The Easter weekend and upcoming school and public holidays are an important trading season for retailers, but they also often see crimes against retail businesses soar as criminals target commodities like premium liquor brands, cigarettes, jewellery and electronics....