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Youth population to drive strong subscriber growth across Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the world’s fastest-growing mobile region over the coming years as millions of young African consumers become mobile users for the first time. This is according to a new GSMA study, which reveals that more than 160 million new unique mobile subscribers will be added across the region by 2025. This brings […]


Sophos survey shows IT managers inundated with cyberattacks

Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has announced the findings of its global survey, The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity, which reveals IT managers are inundated with cyberattacks coming from all directions and are struggling to keep up due to a lack of security expertise, budget and up to date technology. The survey […]


Third of employees still have access to files from former workplace

Businesses are putting themselves at increased risk of losing data, by not curbing the actions of current and former employees. A total of 25% of workers in South Africa still have access to files and documents from a previous employer, putting the integrity of data and company livelihood at risk, according to the Sorting out […]


Employees in companies embracing Digital Transformation have increased job satisfaction

New research from ServiceNow a leading enterprise cloud based provider of digital workflows, has revealed that in EMEA companies, embracing workplace automation, report greater job satisfaction (62%), customer satisfaction (71%) boosted productivity (72%) and increased time for creativity (62%). Two thirds say workplace automation improves their organisation’s financial performance and nearly half believe they benefit […]


A quarter of people in EMEA prefer their cybersecurity managed by AI in new survey

Palo Alto Networks finds over half of respondents take responsibility for their data online. An online study of more than 10,000 respondents in EMEA conducted by Palo Alto Networks and YouGov alongside Dr Jessica Barker, an expert in the human nature of cybersecurity, explores attitudes towards new cybersecurity technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), and […]


Vertiv data centre survey sees edge sites tripling by 2025

Five years ago, Vertiv led a global, industry-wide examination of the data centre of the future. Data Center 2025: Exploring the Possibilities, stretched the imaginations of more than 800 industry professionals and introduced a collaborative vision for the next-generation data centre. Vertiv has now released a mid-point update – Data Center 2025: Closer to the […]


McAfee releases special edition of Cloud and Risk Adoption Report

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report, focused on the business impact of cloud services and how organisations around the world are addressing security gaps to accelerate their businesses with the cloud. Cloud services are the most significant advance in IT since the introduction of […]


Cybersecurity risk is at critical level, according to SANS survey

People remain the greatest threat to industrial control systems (ICS) and associated networks, according to a new SANS survey focused on better understanding cybersecurity risks to operational technology (OT) systems. More than half of respondents also see the cyber risks to their safe and reliable operations as high or higher than in past years. A […]


Nutanix releases Enterprise Cloud Index results for manufacturing sector

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index results for the manufacturing sector, measuring manufacturing companies’ plans for adopting private, public and hybrid clouds. The report revealed that the manufacturing industry’s hybrid cloud usage and plans outpace the global average across industries. The deployment of hybrid clouds […]


Poor data mastery impacting ability to drive value from data

On average, less than 40% of companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are confident they can master their data – that is manage, secure and gain insight from data, and use it responsibly. Capabilities in these four areas aren’t projected to increase in the next three years, according to a new study […]


64% of businesses have suffered insider breach, BeyondTrust reveals

BeyondTrust, a global leader in privileged access management, has released the 2019 Privileged Access Threat Report. In its fourth edition, the global survey explores the visibility, control and management that IT organisations across the globe – including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia – have over employees, contractors and third-party vendors with privileged […]


FortiGuard Labs Operational Technology Trends Report

As organisations make their operations more agile in response to a quickly evolving marketplace, many operational technology (OT) systems are being connected to the outside world for the first time. This trend promises great benefits for organisations, but also exposes OT systems to advanced persistent threats. The ‘air gap’ that protected OT systems from hackers […]


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