POPIA drives multi-factor authentication to secure customer data

South African companies have responded admirably to the challenges of doing business in a pandemic with many accelerating their digital strategies and opening new channels for consumer engagement. Unfortunately, bad actors have also adapted exceedingly well, taking...

Communications key to protecting assets

The recent unrest which cost businesses tens of millions across KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng recently brought home a number of key lessons: the unexpected can happen - quickly - and physical security barriers are not always enough to protect lives and assets. This is...

When ransomware strikes, can you recover fast enough?

Ransomware attacks have become increasingly common, and they are even available on the dark Web to purchase as a service. By Kate Mollett, regional director at Commvault Africa There have been many incidents in the news, where major companies have been left with...

Cyber recovery strategy key when ransomware strikes

South Africa is an attractive target for cybercriminals for a number of reasons, and the last few years have seen a sharp rise in high-profile ransomware attacks. By Lourens Sanders, solution architect at Infinidat One of the key motivations driving this volume of...