Business Continuity

Ransomware crushing SMEs warns Trellix boss

Cybersecurity has reached an inflection point and is in transition amid a wider threat landscape said CEO Bryan Palma at Xpand Live 2022.
Christopher Tredger

Pressure on SA SecOps teams mounts as need for real-time XDR grows

Research by Trellix shows less than 40% of SA Security Operations professionals (SecOps) are confident in their ability to adapt to new online threats.
21 Sep

Regulatory stand-off could stall Yango’s journey in Cameroon

Russian ride-hailing app is in hot water for alleged non-compliance with industry regulation.

Ways to fortify your security strategy

Building a robust security posture not only protects operations but also helps drive business outcomes says Michel Nader, Sr. Regional Director - Data Protection & Cyber Recovery Solutions - META, Dell Technologies.

MTN SA goes aggressive as load shedding batters batteries

Operator announces contingency plan which includes the establishment of “war rooms” per region with dedicated staff and network partners, focused on restoring major transmission infrastructure and base stations.

How much is database downtime really costing you?

A typical SLA response time is 15min, and if it takes an engineer another hour, the costs can quickly mount up says Aisling McCarthy, Marketing Coordinator, RadixTrie.
Aug 26, 2022

Zambia’s gov’t to formalise working group tasked to save Zamtel

Leaked letter from officials confirms intention to inaugurate working group.
Aug 24, 2022

DRC in tax showdown with telcos

In latest development, executives from telecommunications firms have reportedly been banned from leaving the country.
Aug 19, 2022

Mid-year storage trends: what’s on track, what’s changing

Eric Herzog, Chief Marketing Officer at Infinidat says new information that augments the company’s annual trends update is sure to make the second half of 2022 just as exciting in the storage space.
Aug 17, 2022

Malawi’s MTL moves to reassure its restless market

MTL Chief Commercial Officer says Press Corporation divestment and debt owed to industry regulator would not threaten operations.
Aug 15, 2022

Zimbabwe’s InnBucks makes a comeback

Suspended in April by regulators, the mobile money application has now confirmed to customers it is fully registered to operate.

Bridging the gap

It is critical to have a framework in place to ensure projects are completed – and that they’re monitored and evaluated en route.
Aug 3, 2022

Phishing in Africa: scammers target digital payment users

Research by Kaspersky reflects high incident rates in Kenya and Nigeria.