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 global…

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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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 global…

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…

The Malvertising Threat to Data Security

  A global malvertising ring that used sophisticated techniques has been shut down. The threat went unnoticed for months and exploited millions of computers. Malvertsing is the use of online advertising to spread malware, by injecting malicious or malware-laden advertisements into legitimate online advertising networks and web pages. This latest large-scale attack has been made…

Prevent Employee Data Leaks

Employees represent one of the biggest risks to the security of company data. Whether the risk comes from unintentional data leakage or through  malicious theft of data, companies need to endure that when it comes to data security employees are well informed on how to handle and store data, as well as the repercussions for…

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