D-Day for SA sovereign credit rating

Mar 23 2018 05:45 Jan Cronje Cape Town – By midnight on Friday South Africans should know whether Moody’s has downgraded SA’s sovereign credit rating to junk, or kept the country …

Empowering Your Staff with Financial Knowledge Pays Dividend

One of the best investments any company can make is to develop and empower middle managers to take ownership of their area of the business, says Kevin Phillips of idu …

SECURITY: Low Theft Risk in Business Parks with Proactive Surveillance

After a number of security incidents at its office park in Morningside, Sandton, a large international organisation that focuses primarily on engineering and construction market sectors, needed to deploy a …

PROPERTY: Commercial Buildings – Neural Network Wakes, Led By Security

One of the latest trends in major commercial buildings — especially among those of multinational corporations ­— is the convergence of the security function and other vital building systems onto …

Video Synopsis Vs Video Analysis – where Does Its Value Lie

CCTV cameras and surveillance have become an essential element of modern security solutions, as they deliver the ability to monitor areas of operation, provide evidence in case of an incident, …

Security Trends: Guarding the Physical & Virtual Environment

Most businesses have physical premises to protect – warehouses, offices or stores that are vulnerable to crime – as well as virtual “assets” and information. Technology can play a crucial …

BYOD Causing Major Headache for SMB Security

For months, you have been chomping at the bit in anticipation of the release of that shiny new smartphone and/or tablet. Now, at last, you have your little hands on …

SA’s Public Hospitals Need Better Security Urgently

Public sector hospitals in South Africa are overburdened to say the least. Challenges include budget constraints and ad-hoc purchase decisions that result in disparate technology investments. This is most apparent …

Analogue Security Cameras vs Video over IP

With the rise of convergence and the evolution of the data network to incorporate multiple technologies, security and video over IP has become increasingly popular. Thanks to increased bandwidth availability …

Take Care When Processing Personal Information

The issues surrounding security of personal information are particularly relevant when considering the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Bill, which is intended to regulate data protection and privacy …

Security Hazards for Connected Devices

Smart devices, social media and increased online activity through app stores and other transaction-based websites are coming together in a perfect storm of security hazards for the trusting. Malware has …

It’s Never Been Easier to Stay Secure

“Picture this scenario. You walk into your local supermarket to buy your weekly groceries and just before you drop an item of produce into your trolley, you quickly scan it …

Rising Internet Security Dangers in 2012

Malicious hackers are a security danger and on a mission to steal money and wreak havoc, and they’ll do it by any means possible. The growing number of mobile devices, …

Small to Medium Businesses with a false sense of Internet Security

Internet security is one of those things that you never think about, until you’re the one that becomes the victim. There are always horror stories about the guy who had …