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Experts discuss the strategies companies are putting in place to invest in cyberskills

Business leaders are seemingly doing more towards closing the skills gap as the growing demand for cyberskills and a more socially mobile and diverse workforce increases. BAE Systems and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) hosted a CyberFirst event in Manchester and their work to close the gap can be read in more detail here. […]


Seven ways cyber criminals steal your passwords

One way or another, passwords are always in the news. They’re either being stolen in data breaches, or mocked for being too simple; derided as pointless, or lamented for being technologically backward. However, one thing is indisputable: we’re going to be using them today, tomorrow and for the foreseeable future. Unlike touch or facial recognition […]


Arcserve issues top three data protection predictions to watch out for in 2020

Arcserve has released its top three data predictions to be on the alert for in 2020. Over the past year, the data protection space faced a swath of challenges, compelling vendors to organically and inorganically evolve to meet rapidly transforming business needs. Ransomware attacks soared, with all sectors experiencing a 118% increase in attacks, data […]


Experts discuss the demand for a DevSecOps approach and its success

Industry experts discuss the benefits of operating with a DevSecOps approach, as oppose to just a DevOps approach. We take a look at what is driving a DevSecOps approach, some of the challenges faced, and how organisations can achieve success. DevSecOps is an abbreviated term for Development Security Operations and is involved in integrating security […]


Mimecast expert gives his cybersecurity trends predictions for 2020

The realities of the negative impact of modern cyber threats arguably hit home for South Africans in 2019 more than any other year in memory. Brian Pinnock, cybersecurity expert at Mimecast, reviews the past year and gives his cybersecurity trends predictions for 2020. The country fell victim to several high-profile breaches, including a successful ransomware […]


Expert discusses importance of a well-structured and managed surveillance infrastructure

Firas Jadalla, Regional Director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), Genetec, explains how the company’s solution helps to provide security benefits and drives accuracy in data aggregation. Why is a well-structured and managed surveillance infrastructure so important? Selecting an IP surveillance solution is about more than just picking a camera and a VMS. […]


2020: What’s in store for video surveillance?

As cybercrime evolves and people are becoming more aware of threats to businesses, the importance of modernising security systems for protection purposes is clear. Kevin Waterhouse, Managing Director at VCA Technology, explains the physical security and video surveillance trends we should expect to see this year. Video analytics and Artificial Intelligence are making their mark […]


A single security recommendation to solve an age-old problem

Password management is undoubtedly one of the most basic security practices yet it is one that people struggle with the most when it comes to operating securely. Morey Haber, CTO & CISO, BeyondTrust, offers his advice to ensuring a best practice approach to password security. In the cyber world, we’re exposed to an onslaught of […]


How to manage your password like a CISO

When it comes to hacking, you can run but you can’t hide. A hacker is bound to steal your information if you don’t protect yourself in the most effective way, starting with password security. Charles Poff, CISO, SailPoint, offers his advice to ensuring we are managing our passwords effectively. Over the past decade, we have […]


‘Cyber risks are becoming more complex and challenging’

The rate at which digital technology is evolving and disrupting traditional business models, cyber risks seem to evolve even faster. John McLoughlin, cybersecurity expert and CEO at J2 Software, tells Intelligent CIO that business leaders are now clearly recognising the critical nature of cyber threats and starting to identify and embrace best practices to mitigate […]


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