Business Continuity Management

Insurance industry regulation needed to hinder ransomware attacks

New regulations covering cyber insurance must ensure companies adhere to the 3-2-1-1 rule and have fit-for-purpose data protection and cyber security solutions in place, says Florian Malecki, senior director, International Product Marketing at Arcserve.


Transnet fully restores port operations after cyber attack

The company manages to restore operations at the ports, which enables the country’s supply chain and logistics system to resume normal operations.


The hybrid workplace: What does it mean for cyber security?

While securing the new hybrid workplace will be challenging, there are best practices that can guide CISOs, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET Southern Africa.


Arcserve named a challenger by Gartner

The company was recognised in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software Solutions.


DaaS saves the day

Go Rentals explains how device as a service enabled thousands of employees to work from home.


SonicWall: Record 304.7m ransomware attacks eclipse 2020 global total in just six months

SonicWall’s patented RTDMI is finding more never-before-seen malware than ever, posting a 54% year-to-date increase over the first half of 2020.


Mustek reopens KZN office as it counts cost of civil unrest

The company reopened its Durban office this week, saying it aims to restore local assembly and distribution as a priority.


Transnet to bring back IT systems in staggered manner

The company says significant progress has been made in restoring its IT systems, with most of the affected applications up yesterday.


Protect your business against financial impact of ransomware: Marsh

Cyber insurance policies often provide coverage for ransom payments, as well as resources and services to help you respond, recover and recoup losses from ransomware, says Spiros Fatouros, CEO at Marsh Africa.


Managing stock availability better for post-protest recovery

When business interruption was unavoidable, more than 5 million electronic shelf labels at over 530 stores helped some retailers get back on track faster and more accurately, says Hendrik Bredenkamp, GM of NEC XON Retail.


Dell Technologies helps GOAL during pandemic

The company is working with global humanitarian non-profit, GOAL Global, in developing an IT strategy that allows the continuation of life-saving global operations during the pandemic.


Forced leave for Transnet staff as cyber attack takes toll

The company asks some of its employees to take compulsory leave, as they can’t work because of the disruptions to the firm’s IT systems last week.