Simon Campbell-Young

CEO of MyCybercare and Managing Director of Credence Security
Location:South Africa


Having started his career as a startup partner for FSA Distribution in 1990, Simon Campbell-Young went on to start his own company called Memtek Distribution in 1995. This was sold to a public company called Siltek Holdings between 1998 to 2000. Shortly thereafter, he took his experience in the technology sector, garnered over more than 23 years, to form specialist distribution company Phoenix Distribution in 2000.
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Adding threat intelligence to the security mix

Today's threat landscape is so complex and fast-paced, it is impossible to prevent every threat or attack...

By Simon Campbell-Young 26 Nov 2018

Digital forensics is crucial to the security chain

The past decade has seen developments in technology that were previously unimagined. However, they have also become tools for cybercriminals...

By Simon Campbell-Young 6 Nov 2018

App permissions can be used to exploit your data

Every time an application is installed on a device, the user is asked to allow that app certain permissions...

By Simon Campbell-Young 26 Oct 2018

57 million riders, drivers affected by Uber breach

Global transportation technology company Uber Technologies has admitted it suffered a breach that saw hackers stealing the personal information of approximately 57 million customers and drivers...

By Simon Campbell-Young 13 Dec 2017

Do's and don'ts of digital marketing

These days, it is no longer a question of if companies should execute a digital marketing strategy, but rather how to best execute a meaningful and engaging approach that generates results...

By Simon Campbell-Young 20 Jul 2016

Location, location, location goes online with omnichannel systems

The mantra 'location, location, location' is taking on an entirely new meaning, now that consumers are becoming increasingly tech-savvy...

By Simon Campbell-Young 27 Jan 2015

Weak passwords threaten the enterprise

Research reveals time and time again that weak login credentials, including passwords, remain among the top causes of data breaches around the world...

By Simon Campbell-Young 12 Oct 2014

Big data, big advantages

Big data promises numerous benefits, such as competitive advantages, productivity growth, operational efficiency and innovation...

By Simon Campbell-Young 22 Jul 2014

Prevention through awareness

Scarcely a day goes by without a report of a breach, or a new threat raising its ugly head. Cyber criminals are increasingly cunning and devious, writing malware to bypass almost every security control.

By Simon Campbell-Young 12 May 2014

U.S. shutdown proves how global the supply chain has become

The consequences of the shutdown were felt as far afield from the U.S. as here in South Africa, as was demonstrated by several of the reseller channels.

By Simon Campbell-Young 5 Mar 2014

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