POPI is here – Step-up IT security for compliance

With uSecure – a new managed service offering from Securicom – companies can help drive secure employee behaviour through up to date.

Aug 31, 2020

Pandemic highlights need for cyber risk management in SMEs

The lack of cyber risk management is a factor in the higher incidence of cyber related fraud amongst small businesses during the lockdown


What to do when your info is found for sale

Research by cyber security company, Digital Shadows suggests that there are over 15 billion stolen username and password credentials doing the rounds on the dark web.

Jul 6, 2020

Don’t get tangled in the dark web

The dark web is an underground network of untraceable websites and online activities, says Securicom.

Jun 23, 2020

Dodge ransomware – learn to spot a phish

Increasingly, ransomware is a product of phishing scams and phishing, the fraudulent process of acquiring information.

Employees are the first line of defense against cyber crime – use them
uSecure – a new managed service offering from Securicom – transforms user behaviour and reduces the human error risk to cyber attacks.
03 Jun 2020
Securicom is designated a Fortinet Expert
Fortinet Inc has elevated Securicom’s channel partner status to Fortinet MSSP Expert.
20 May 2020
Richard Broeke takes the helm as Managing Director of Securicom
Specialist managed IT security services' company, Securicom has announced Richard Broeke as the new Managing Director.
08 Oct 2018
Latency issues cloud the public cloud experience
Leading South African managed IT services company Securicom says companies are discovering that the public cloud presents some unique challenges - Security aside, speed and performance, are amongst the key issues.
12 Jun 2018
Securicom reduces data centre footprint with Cloudistics
Douw Gerber at Securicom, value added distributor for Cloudistics in Africa, says about a third of the equipment running in a typical data centre consumes electricity without doing any computing.
15 May 2018
The cloud is nice, but local is "lekker'
When it comes to enterprise data in the cloud, keeping it local is "Lekker" says Douw Gerber at Securicom.
09 May 2018
Securicom brings world first Cloudistics to SA
Securicom is proud to announce the introduction of Cloudistics, a cloud software appliance technology, to the South African market.
14 Mar 2018
Mobile security in the enterprise - there's a missing puzzle piece
A mobile management solution holds little ground without a policy in place. Companies are neglecting to define what resources can be accessed and have not identified what devices are already accessing the network, says Michael Morton, a mobile security specialist at Securicom.
25 Oct 2017
Mobile devices - things are getting personal, including attacks
When it comes to mobile devices, things are getting more personal, including attacks. Contact lists, emails and text messages are just the tip of what people keep on their devices.
19 Sep 2017
Go back to the classroom to get ROI out of mobile security tools
Employees are placing a spanner in the works for companies implementing enterprise mobile device management (MDM) solutions to manage IT security risks, specifically in a bring-your-own-device environment, according to Securicom.
25 Aug 2017
Securing the cloud when skills are scarce
At the moment in South Africa, as with many countries across the globe, cloud security skills are scarce and competition for appropriately qualified professionals is fierce says Richard Broeke, the General Manager at Securicom.
01 Aug 2017
Controlling access is number one priority for protecting data in the cloud
Leading South African managed IT security company Securicom says companies are discovering that the cloud presents unique security challenges.
20 Jul 2017
It is time to reign in app mad employees
Securicom, an enterprise's cloud based infrastructures become more vulnerable with each and every third party connected application that employees introduce into the environment.
06 Jul 2017
Apr 5, 2017

Companies need the unabbreviated truth about their IT security standpoint

Companies need the unabbreviated truth about their IT security standpoint according to Securicom's?Richard Broeke.

When Do-It-Yourself IT security no longer does
The complexities and continuous evolvement of IT security threats have made managing them a specialist field, says Securicom.
09 Mar 2017
Free software can cost companies without proper control
Companies are beginning to see that free, readily available software and applications aren't so free after all says Brenwin Traill, an IT security expert at Securicom.
28 Feb 2017
Cyber criminals focus 80% of their efforts on the 20% of IT environment neglected by companies
Consciously or unconsciously, companies are still using the Pareto Principle to secure their organisation's IT infrastructure, focusing their efforts and budget on the security gaps affecting 80% of the organisation and leaving the remaining 20% of the organisation vulnerable to attack.
22 Aug 2016
Over keen would be Pok'emon trainers take heed
South Africans who don't want to wait any longer to download Pok?mon Go from their official app store may be searching for ways to get the game onto their devices
27 Jul 2016
Feb 4, 2016

Cloud based security is best for dealing with threats from multiple remote entry points

Cloud based security solutions more effective and most immediate for companies.

Commonsense advice for protecting your device from mobile malware
Mobile malware is on the increase and the purpose of almost all of it is to generate income for cybercriminals. Some malware can monitor devices for banking transactions, gathering sensitive details like passwords and account numbers.
26 Jan 2016
Jan 12, 2016

Respecting what's "yours" and protecting what's "ours" in mobile enterprises

Companies managing what's "yours" and "ours" in their efforts to protect corporate data on mobile devices.

Dec 4, 2015

Securicom introduces next generation enterprise mobile management for African businesses

Securicom has bolstered its mobile management and security services for business with its new Securicom EMM platform.

Jul 20, 2015

Phishing continues to be a people problem

Phishing might be perpetuated via email but it is a people problem and not an email problemaccording to Richard Broeke, a security expert at Securicom.

Apr 21, 2015

More companies are favouring managed IT security services

More South African companies are beginning to favour managed IT security services.

Ransomware rears its head in SA
With ransomware, cyber criminals hold a company's data hostage, says Richard Broeke, national sales manager at Securicom.
16 Feb 2015
MDM - capabilities that really matter
Mobile device management software should empower companies' mobile ambitions, not make working harder, says Richard Broeke, national sales manager at Securicom.
27 Jan 2015
MDM tools getting better at supporting companies' mobile strategies
Mobile device management solutions are keeping pace with the changes in how, why and what employees do on their mobile devices, says Richard Broeke, national sales manager at Securicom.
12 Dec 2014