Two ways technology is bad for your employees

Using technology to make a business more efficient and effective is vital to the growth and sustainability of the organisation. However, while it can make a business more efficient, it’s essential to remember that technology can also create an unfriendly workplace and even prevent users from getting work done. Speed of Work Technology helps to…

4 Signs You Need a New Endpoint Data Backup Solution

With more workers depending on laptops it is more important than ever to ensure that the work protected and stored on those devices is backed up and protected. Forrester Research says that 45% of corporate executives don’t follow policies for data use and handling. Underlining how at risk almost half of a business’s data actually…

CIO and compliance

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) plays a crucial part in assisting with compliance within organisations. The IT department provides technology resources and skills that are needed by corporate compliance officers when conducting projects that assist in keeping their company in line with laws and regulations. The problem is that compliance officers often have to rely on other departments…

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IT Manager Alert – Petya Ransomware: What it is and How to Stop it.

Petya Ransomware Hits South Africa    Just as IT managers the world over were exhaling after the Wannacry ransomware outbreak, the world has been hit with a new attack in the form of Petya. Originally circulated in 2016, this latest malware is an offshoot of Petya but with stronger encryption, the new version has been…

IT Managers: How to Protect Your Users Against Ransomware

The best way to protect yourself, your users and your business against ransomware is by setting up a proactive defence. The ransomware statistics paint a frightening picture for anyone in charge of IT: In Q3 2016 alone, 18 million new malware samples were captured. Source: Panda Labs   What that means is that the criminals…

Cibecs Joins Silicon Valley Top 20

Cibecs Joins Silicon Valley Companies to be Listed on Top 20 Most Promising Storage Solution Providers of 2016   Cibecs, a leading South African endpoint backup, protection and security solution, has been recognised as one of the 20 Most Promising Storage Solutions of 2016 by CIO Review. The list, compiled by industry insiders, highlights leading…

Why data backup and protection is not just insurance

Data protection has always been likened to insurance, as something that you only need when a catastrophe happens. However, for companies to look at data protection in this limited scope puts the entire business at risk. Whether you run a service or a manufacturing business, data is a critical element in your business. From client information…

Warning: Job applications distribute ransomware

The latest ransomware to plague German companies is, a malware program called, Petya which overwrites the master boot record (MBR) of infected computers, leaving the operating systems in an un-bootable state. Typically the master boot record code is stored in the first sectors of a hard disk drive. This code contains information about the disk’s…

4 Signs You Need a New Endpoint Data Backup Solution

With more workers depending on laptops it is more important than ever to ensure that the work protected and stored on those devices is backed up and protected. Forrester Research says that 45% of corporate executives don’t follow policies for data use and handling. Underlining how at risk almost half of a business’s data actually…

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