Leveraging SASE to deliver better security for a hybrid workforce

Gartner cautions that the market for well-architected single-vendor SASE offerings is still immature, it is developing quickly as corporate interest grows says Brendan Maccarron, Palo Alto Networks Channel Manager at Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa.
Brendan Maccarron

NaaS specialist Cloudflare aims to be Africa’s ‘go-to’ DX services firm

12-year-old listed company competes on several fronts in Africa, and its leadership is confident of market success based on the coverage and capacity of its peered network.

Cybersecurity talent in Africa: The challenges we face and the solutions we need

Research shows nearly two out of three responding enterprises reported having trouble recruiting and retaining qualified cyber professionals says Conrad Steyn, CTO and Head of Engineering for Sub-Saharan Africa at Cisco.

Stay safe when shopping online this festive season

As local businesses ramp up for Black Friday, consumers are vulnerable to threats from bad actors. PayPal sales development director for Africa Mark Mwongela offers some advice on how to stay safe.

Recovering your data is no longer enough, you need to stop ransomware threats in their tracks

The original attack of encrypting data is now being followed by double extortion, where data that is stolen is threatened to be released publicly unless a ransom is paid.
21 Nov

Bank of Central African States cautions against cryptocurrency investment

BEAC Governor underlines organisation’s stance following extraordinary meeting of the Bank’s monetary policy committee.

Botswana’s auditors urged to mobilise on the front line in cyber crime war

While cyber security management must come from an organisation’s leadership, internal auditors have a key role to play says gov’t.

South Africa: KwaZulu Natal partners Hytera to digitise policing

Hytera and KwaZulu Natal Police Service roll out digital call handling system.

Assisting South Africa’s tech start-ups: Exclusive Networks Africa offers financial support and mentorship

The company has an established Supplier Development Programme in place, to offer mentoring and financial support to chosen entrepreneurs and small business suppliers.

African Tech Voices: Integrate, integrate, integrate

Security and speed will always war for dominance in DevOps, but it’s time to integrate the two as the landscape becomes increasingly fractious and complex says Mandla Mbonambi, CEO of Africonology.

Cyber-attacks and OT – safeguard this new feeding ground

The widespread integration of embedded devices and OT networks with corporate or IT infrastructure has created a new feeding ground for hackers says Johan Potgieter, cluster industrial software leader at Schneider Electric.
9 Nov

Angolan bank uses VMware to build agility, digital-centricity

Bank chose VMware NSX Data Center and VMware vRealize, to help it take a step further towards becoming cloud-first, and digital-centric.