Everyone should think like a hacker

Relevant cybersecurity isn't perpetuated exclusively through investment and systems, it is reliant on people and their understanding of the cyber threat. A leading ethical technology hacker in Europe, Jamie Woodruff, gained access to a well-known financial institution...

Successfully managing risk in a digital world

At a time when IT staff need to deliver on the backup, recovery, and business continuity needs of organisations, decision-makers must be able to successfully manage risk. By Kate Mollett, regional manager for Africa at Veeam In South Africa, the recent launch of...

Identity and access management has business on high alert

Identity and access management (IAM) is now a must in commerce and the need to protect digital assets (most notably data) is driving the development of solutions and widespread adoption, irrespective of the size of the business. Paul Chari, principal consultant EDC...

Productivity, innovation in manufacturing calls for better risk management

With manufacturing focused intensively on innovation, combined with a reliance on connected networks and products, it is an industry that is highly vulnerable to cyber attacks. Yet, the manufacturing industry remains fragmented in its approach to managing...

Building the security baseline

At any given moment, a cybercrime victim is losing around R3.5 million a day, according to Action Fraud in the UK. The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019 found that 60% of medium firms and 61% of large firms deny that they have been attacked and yet 25% of those that...

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Failure to innovate could spell the end

The overall risk readiness for the Top 10 risks identified in Aon's 2019 Global Risk Management survey has dropped from 53% in 2017 to 51% in 2019.  Failure to innovate and meet customer needs is one of the top 10risks, at number nine, with participants in the survey...

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