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…


State of SA Business Data Protection

Survey Results: Only 26% of South African Companies are Preparing For POPI Bill Our recent survey of over 300 South African companies revealed that only 26% are actively looking for technologies and adjusting processes to ensure they comply with the Protection of Personal Information Bill, which is expected to be promulgated in 2013.

Data Security, a boardroom issue?

“When it comes to a data breach or loss of some kind it’s not if, but when,” says Ilze Dewing, Business Development Director at Endpoint Data Backup and Recovery solutions specialists, Cibecs. “Recommendations in South Africa’s King III report, stipulations in our Companies Act and new incoming legislation such as the Protection of Personal Information Bill (PPI) and the Protection of State Information Bill, places responsibility for the security of sensitive data at the feet of an organization board. Neglect to do so can, and will, have a negative impact on individual board members and their organizations alike.”

Outlook Email Backup / PST Backup with Cibecs

Outlook Email Backup with Cibecs Cibecs software is built to address business data backup requirements and provides IT with an effective tool for protecting Outlook email from loss and backing up large PSTs. Cibecs is optimised for easy Outlook email backup and PST backup, and makes recovering all emails and PSTs and an entire Outlook…

Cibecs business backup software: An overview

Cibecs Backup Overview Cibecs is the simplest and most efficient software for business laptop and desktop data protection. Cibecs business backup software has been built from the ground up to address organizational challenges around desktop and laptop data backup and recovery, ensuring tangible operational benefits and driving down TCO. The Cibecs Business Backup Solution consists…

Corporate Governance Compliance Checklist – Data Protection

Data Protection & Corporate Governance Compliance Checklist for Business IT Compliance & Legalities around Data Protection for Businesses: A Corporate Governance Compliance checklist Corporate Governance Compliance and the requirements around Data Protection have become increasingly important to businesses globally due to the consequences of being non-compliant, as well as the often devastating results of data…

Data Breaches 2012: The biggest and worst data breaches this year

From January to mid-June there were incalculable incidents of data loss/breach across the world. Cyber attacks on government and medical institutions, especially, have seen a rapid increase with Medical Health Records selling for $50 per record on the black market.

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