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A new business offering for a new business worldArticle

As the coronavirus pandemic has changed the world around us, organisations have had to adapt to a new, remote way of working, and in response, many have shifted to focus on cloud-first strategies. To streamline this transition, ESET has launched ESET PROTECT, to assist businesses in gaining centralised visibility, management and insights across the security of their endpoints. The ESET PROTECT platform is available either in the cloud to accommodate businesses looking for affordable and easy deployment, or on-premises for increased control.

Issued by ESET 7 hours ago

Are you prepared to prevent data loss?Article

Losing valuable data is one of the worst things that can happen to anyone - digitally, at least. Imagine losing critical data that you need to deliver a time-sensitive project with a deadline looming, like a school assignment - or documents needed when you're applying for a grant, or even a freelance job you've taken on.

Issued by ESET 7 hours ago

Fantastic passwords and where your children can find themArticle

How wizards and superheroes can help your kids stay safe from cyber-villains and other parenting hacks to encourage your children to use secure passwords.

Issued by ESET 7 hours ago

World Password Day: The dos and don'ts of passwords
World Password Day: The dos and don'ts of passwordsArticle

World Password Day originates from the security researcher Mark Burnett as he realised that the passwords most people were using were hopelessly inadequate...

Niel van Rooyen 6 May 2021

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces
How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforcesArticle

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

Sián Fields 4 May 2021

Remediating a ransomware attack in SA costs billions - Sophos report
Remediating a ransomware attack in SA costs billions - Sophos reportArticle

The average cost of fixing a ransomware attack in South Africa costs R6.4bn, according IT security company Sophos...

30 Apr 2021

Top tech African entities collaborate to boost digital transformation for 2021 and beyond
Top tech African entities collaborate to boost digital transformation for 2021 and beyondArticle

Africa Tech Week is the golden opportunity to showcase what's hot in tech in Africa - a platform to demonstrate to the rest of the world the continent's super powers...

Issued by Topco Media 28 Apr 2021

SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data management
SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data managementArticle

SA's paperless rollout of the Covid-19 vaccinations brings a critical need for data management to the fore...

Hemant Harie 26 Apr 2021

Harkrishan Singh, director of application development, AlphaCodes
The new reality for financial servicesArticle

Now more than ever, the customer is king, and financial services organisations need to be able to cater to changing demand...

Harkrishan Singh 21 Apr 2021

How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildings
How Covid-19 has heralded a new era of digital buildingsArticle

With the adoption of fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies in all aspects of our lives, it is no surprise that buildings are getting a lot 'smarter' too...

Peter Malebye 14 Apr 2021

Big spike in ransomware attacks calls for adoption of backup-as-a-service
Big spike in ransomware attacks calls for adoption of backup-as-a-serviceArticle

Cybersecurity attacks are on the rise, meaning that dealing with security risks is an ongoing journey for enterprises...

Kate Mollett 14 Apr 2021

New e-commerce platform makes it easier for business owners to buy the right tech solutions
New e-commerce platform makes it easier for business owners to buy the right tech solutionsArticle

SME South Africa has launched an e-commerce platform to help business owners purchase the tech tools and business solutions they need to grow their businesses...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 14 Apr 2021

Why HR is at risk from cyberattacks
Why HR is at risk from cyberattacksArticle

Human Resources professionals are a common, high risk target for cyberattacks - simply because they are easily accessible...

9 Apr 2021

AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development exec
AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development execArticle

Mahlaba's in this role encompasses the AppCentrix Public Sector Go-To-Market strategy, supporting customers and partners in the government space...

7 Apr 2021

Tsakani Maluleke, auditor general
Audit: Irregular expenditure decreases in national and provincial governmentArticle

The audit outcomes for national and provincial government shows that Irregular expenditure reported in the 2019-2020 financial year has decreased to R54.34bn from the R66.90bn in the previous year...

1 Apr 2021

Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector
Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sectorArticle

The financial services landscape is changing quickly as banks face increasing competition from technology-based financial services...

Sarthak Rohal 31 Mar 2021

The unfortunate cybersecurity risks quantum computers pose to SA businesses
The unfortunate cybersecurity risks quantum computers pose to SA businessesArticle

Technologies such as quantum computers can create an opportunity for cybercriminals to execute even more catastrophic cyberattacks...

Riaan de Villiers 25 Mar 2021

7 steps to keep your SME cyber safe
7 steps to keep your SME cyber safeArticle

Cybersecurity experts at Enhalo, a full-circle cyber defence group, offer seven steps to keep your SME cyber safe in 2021...

24 Mar 2021

SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growth
SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growthArticle

One year after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, CEOs are voicing record levels of optimism in the global economic recovery, with 76% of global business leaders predicting that economic growth will improve in 2021...

17 Mar 2021

Diversity matters because diversity wins
Diversity matters because diversity winsArticle

Africa, like everywhere in the world, has been coping with Covid-19, which has disproportionately impacted women. The pandemic is a watershed moment for gender equality...

Ann Cairns 11 Mar 2021

4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends report
4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends reportArticle

Mercer's Global Talent Trends 2020-2021 report has revealed four trends that will assist companies during the post-pandemic recovery...

Shan Radcliffe 8 Mar 2021

The tech industry needs more gender diversity - here's why
The tech industry needs more gender diversity - here's whyArticle

Women remain significantly underrepresented in tech. This despite a number of studies confirming that gender-diverse companies perform better...

8 Mar 2021

8 important ways to improve security in your business
8 important ways to improve security in your businessArticle

Cybersecurity is one of the most important strategies for modern businesses...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 8 Mar 2021

Quest chooses DataGroupIT as African distribution partner
Quest chooses DataGroupIT as African distribution partnerArticle

Quest, a global leader in new generation data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, has named DataGroupIT as its distribution partner for Quest and One Identity across Africa...

Issued by Perfect Word 3 Mar 2021

Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021
Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021Article

Three topics will top the list of priorities for executives in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in South Africa in 2021...

25 Feb 2021

Decades of disruption - technologies set to change our future
Decades of disruption - technologies set to change our futureArticle

It's safe to say that the past 10 years of technology have been stratospheric in the disruption they've brought and the changes they've wrought...

Howard Plaatjes 19 Feb 2021

South Africa: Our heads are finally in the cloud
South Africa: Our heads are finally in the cloudArticle

Most strategic discussions in boardrooms around the world will include cloud-based offerings because the services offered have become fundamental...

Trent Odgers 17 Feb 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021: How organisations can stay safe online
Safer Internet Day 2021: How organisations can stay safe onlineArticle

In light of Safer Internet Day 2021, businesses need to invest in the latest cybersecurity to be able to protect the online operations of their remote staff...

9 Feb 2021

Developer salaries in South Africa revealed
Developer salaries in South Africa revealedArticle

OfferZen, a tech talent marketplace, recently released its 2021 State of the Developer Nation report, which is a data report on developer careers in South Africa...

9 Feb 2021

3 data safe work-from-home habits CIOs should consider
3 data safe work-from-home habits CIOs should considerArticle

To help organisations set priorities and make decisions that better protect the safety of organisational data, devices and personal information, organisations can empower employees to navigate the change in a way that balances a need for convenience and security by considering habits relating to these three themes...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 4 Feb 2021

Understanding cybercrime's true impact is crucial to security in 2021
Understanding cybercrime's true impact is crucial to security in 2021Article

Vulnerabilities were exploited to the maximum and there were a number of highly publicised attacks across the globe. However, while this has led to greater awareness of the risks and an increase in caution, businesses cannot afford to let down their guard in 2021...

Simeon Tassev 3 Feb 2021

10 insights into 4IR in the mining industry
10 insights into 4IR in the mining industryArticle

A report has been released that aims at gaining an understanding of how the mining industry visualises the impact of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) ..

1 Feb 2021

Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the future
Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the futureArticle

Modern societies are at a turning point where powerful lifestyle shifts are reshaping the ways in which we move, consume, work, learn, socialise and protect ourselves...

Willie Schoeman 25 Jan 2021

Apps expected to explode all over again in 2021. Here's why
Apps expected to explode all over again in 2021. Here's whyArticle

The promise of a vaccine has not yet dulled the relentless and destructive march of the coronavirus. But, a host of industries also cashed in during the pandemic, namely the likes of e-commerce, delivery, videoconferencing, streaming, health tech, and more...

Karam Malhotra 25 Jan 2021

SMEs can use Covid-19 lessons to get back on track
SMEs can use Covid-19 lessons to get back on trackArticle

The past year has taught business owners and small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMEs) some significant lessons in agility and resilience, making them better equipped for what they might face in 2021...

Jeremy Lang 21 Jan 2021

Kaspersky makes threat intelligence reports available for auto industry
Kaspersky makes threat intelligence reports available for auto industryArticle

Cybersecurity company Kaspersky recently announced that it has launched its tailored threat intelligence (TI) reporting tool for organisations working in the automotive industry...

20 Jan 2021

Top IT security threats in 2021
Top IT security threats in 2021Article

Looking to the year ahead, we expect the most common form of attack - phishing emails - to increase in both volume and sophistication...

Anna Collard 20 Jan 2021

The reopening of the hospitality industry requires an enhanced customer experience
The reopening of the hospitality industry requires an enhanced customer experienceArticle

Travel and hospitality businesses have had to rapidly transition to new ways of working, often remotely, providing an enhanced experience for both their clientele and employees...

Raeford Liebenberg 20 Jan 2021

Human fallibility remains the weakest link in cybersecurity
Human fallibility remains the weakest link in cybersecurityArticle

If the South African financial industry can learn one thing from Experian's 2020 data breach, it is this: human fallibility is still the weakest link in the fight against cyberattacks...

Yash Pillay 19 Jan 2021

7 tips from Kaspersky on using Telegram privately and securely
7 tips from Kaspersky on using Telegram privately and securelyArticle

For those that have made the switch to Telegram following WhatsApp's privacy policy update, here are seven tips from Kaspersky to make your experience on the app as private and secure as possible...

13 Jan 2021

Kaspersky iHub, G-Core Labs team up to scout gaming startups
Kaspersky iHub, G-Core Labs team up to scout gaming startupsArticle

Through their programme, Kaspersky and G-Core Labs aim to bring multiple values to the startup community and allow entrepreneurs to develop trailblazing gaming projects...

6 Jan 2021

Why businesses should prioritise application security
Why businesses should prioritise application securityArticle

Application development is becoming an important business differentiator as companies embark on a digital transformation. Yet, many organisations treat cybersecurity as an afterthought - and this oversight leaves applications vulnerable to attack...

Glenn Morgan 5 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5 tech trends heading our way in the new year
#BizTrends2021: 5 tech trends heading our way in the new yearArticle

What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, most technology forecasts centred around the 4th Industrial Revolution and the need for businesses to use the newest technologies to stay competitive. This is still true a year later, but Covid-19 has changed the direction of travel...

Esti Kilian 5 Jan 2021

Wildu du Plessis
#BizTrends2021: Key industry group trends in post-pandemic AfricaArticle

In the midst of the planetary emergency of climate change, Covid-19 is testing modern civilisation's preparedness for shocks, across the spheres of finance, economics and technology; global, national and regional governance; global and population health; social cohesion and food security. This is according to Baker McKenzie's new report, Unprecedented: Converging Crises...

Wildu du Plessis 4 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: What the new year holds for cybersecurity
#BizTrends2021: What the new year holds for cybersecurityArticle

The year 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in recent memory, both in terms of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on societies and economies around the world, and the impact of a dramatic rise in cybercrime...

Brian Pinnock 30 Dec 2020

Gov-X Innovation Challenge: What it is and why it's important for SA's cybersecurity
Gov-X Innovation Challenge: What it is and why it's important for SA's cybersecurityArticle

It was recently announced that the University of the Western Cape: Future-Innovation Lab partnered with KnowBe4 to host a cyber-themed learning programme and hackathon called 'Gov-X Innovation Challenge'. But what exactly is this challenge?

21 Dec 2020

Think cybersecurity is expensive? Just wait until there's a breach...
Think cybersecurity is expensive? Just wait until there's a breach...Article

Medium-sized companies in South Africa are in a precarious position in terms of cybersecurity...

Lukas van der Merwe 18 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: ICT
#BestofBiz 2020: ICTArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's IT & Telecommunications site over the past year below...

13 Dec 2020

3 things school IT teams should prioritise to prepare for our new digital future
3 things school IT teams should prioritise to prepare for our new digital futureArticle

Educational institutions and teachers themselves have come under pressure this year, as the pandemic has pushed them to pivot and adapt to a digital-only world. Moving forwards, schools and universities will be faced with a tricky challenge - caught between financial constraints and the need to future-proof and invest in their networks to support an influx of new technologies...

Mandy Duncan 10 Dec 2020

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