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…

Data Loss Survey

The 2014 Business Data Loss Survey Results

The 2014 Business Data Loss Survey: Over 50% of Companies Have Lost Data in the Last 12 Months IDG Connect and Cibecs, industry leader in endpoint data protection, have released the 2014 Data Loss Survey Results, uncovering the developments and challenges around business data management and endpoint data protection. The survey uncovers a multitude of…

Does BYOD bring Y.M.C.A into business data security?

The cost and threat of BYOD to business data security. You’d be forgiven for thinking that the Bring-your -own-device (BYOD) movement is rivalled only by the spirit of 60s-style free love, the “Arab Spring” uprisings and the sheer hedonism of a Cape Town summer –so feverishly the beating of its drum from supporters the world…

Business Data Loss Survey : The 2012 Results

2012 Business Data Loss Survey: Cibecs and IDG release the results Every year Cibecs runs the Business Data Loss Survey, uncovering the major IT challenges around business data protection, and providing industry insight and data loss statistics. Last year’s survey results were read by over 50 000 IT Professionals.

Over 50% of companies have lost data in 2011

2011 Business Data Loss Statistics Released The Cibecs 2011 Business Data Loss Survey has been released, revealing what the statistics around business data loss in 2011 were, and uncovering the major IT challenges when it comes to protecting endpoint data (located on company laptops and desktops) and increasing our understanding of where data loss vulnerabilities…

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