Cyber Security

Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Re-evaluating the importance of the network for IT and security

The power to drive the effective change required for the digital world is still underestimated by IT and security teams even though the network has become an invaluable strategic asset integral to any modern security, cloud, and app strategy. According to the Forrester Network Security Research 2020 report, there is still significant disparity between IT […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Integrating network and security for the modern business

The network has become the most important section essential for the success of any organisation in a digitally driven environment. The network’s functions include: carrying data to users touching all points of the infrastructure serving as the link between everything an organisation does. However, as the network increases in complexity so do the challenges of […]

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Posted on 17/04/2020 by charlene

Don’t break the bank – Cyber Security, banking and breaches

Matthew O’Neill, Financial Services Industry Managing Director, Office of the CTO, VMware It doesn’t matter what bank or financial institution they work for, there’s one thing that I guarantee keeps all CIOs awake at night – Cyber Security. To be fair, security in the digital era is probably the number one topic across all sectors. […]

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Posted on 27/03/2020 by charlene

Why Your Digital Transformation Needs SD-WAN

The digital transformation of networking is revolutionizing the way enterprises conduct business. Companies everywhere are capitalizing on a variety of cloud-based applications—from voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) calling to video streaming—to boost productivity, reach new markets and simplify Internal operations. As more businesses update their legacy infrastructures, many are leveraging software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) […]

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Posted on 21/11/2019 by charlene

IT teams and business leaders must collaborate effectively to improve IT security

  IT threats are rapidly building in volume, scale and sophistication and current strategies are clearly not working. Business leaders have to understand the needs of their IT and security teams, just as those teams have to understand the goals and priorities of the wider business for both to be successful.   Our research with […]

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Posted on 12/09/2019 by charlene

ACS transforms disaster recovery with VMware

ACS, a division of Altron and a provider of electronic transaction solutions to companies across Africa, has implemented a disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) solution with VMware vCloud Availability to improve its DR capabilities and better serve customers across the continent. The company was supported by local Cloud Service Provider (CSP) on the VMware Cloud Provider Programme, […]

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Posted on 15/08/2019 by charlene

Ransomware threatens SA business environment

The State Of Enterprise Security In South Africa

This year we saw City Power in Johannesburg fall victim to a ransomware attack that not only crippled its Web site, but left consumers unable to buy pre-paid electricity. Sadly, this is just one example where local organisations are increasingly being targeted by malicious entities. Further afield, in the US alone, more than 20 public-sector […]

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Posted on 04/12/2018 by charlene

Why you should care about logical separation and how you can do it in software?

How software can be used to separate development, test and production environments? In doing so save up to 50% of infrastructure costs.  Joe Baguley, VP & CTO EMEA, VMware Security has always been a must have, in fact a necessity for business and indeed civilisation itself. No fortified castle, no community.  No alarm, no jewels. […]

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Posted on 09/01/2018 by blogsadmin

Security

Smart cities are emerging today, with driverless public transport, contactless payments, virtual personal assistants, smart rubbish collection and smart parking being trialled or used across the globe. Soon these will be joined by driverless cars, IoT-enabled homes that can detect when there is a need for repairs, and AI-enabled traffic control. All of these exciting […]

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