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Five factors that form how security awareness training programmes are developing

As more and more businesses embrace remote working as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, ensuring that employees do not become easy targets for cybercriminals is paramount. Elena Molchanova, Head of Security Awareness Marketing, Kaspersky, considers five factors that are forming the way security awareness training is developing and evolving to help employees and businesses stay protected.  Among […]


Securing connections in the cloud and across IoT devices

As today’s highly competitive and hyper-connected digital marketplace is driving new trends in networking and security, including the rapid adoption of cloud services and IoT devices, Jonathan Nguyen-Duy, Vice President, Global Field CISO Team, Fortinet explains the importance of securing IoT and cloud connections. The hyper-connected, global marketplace of the 21st century has shifted the landscape […]


CNet Training offers leading program for aspiring data centre professionals

Online learning is becoming more accessible and thus, more popular in today’s digital age. Andrew Stevens, President and CEO of CNet Training, discusses the technical education provider’s leading Certified Data Centre Technician Professional (CDCTP) program, and what learners can expect to gain. Ensuring zero downtime within the mission critical data centre environment involves employing highly […]


Robust IT gets manufacturers through times of crisis

A robust IT environment is highly important in the manufacturing industry in order to lay the foundations for innovation. Theo van Andel, Senior Manager Field Development Segment Marketing at Equinix EMEA, discusses how to respond quickly to changing production conditions and to innovative demands. For manufacturing industry leaders, times of crisis can be like a […]


AWS Cloud is supporting entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs in Africa

Entrepreneurs,start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are key drivers of South Africa’s economy and job creation – contributing over 20% towards GDP. It is evident that COVID-19 has negatively impacted South Africa’s economic lifeline. Now more than ever, start-ups need access to scalable, dependable and highly secure computing power to maintain Business Continuity and […]


What is a cloud data warehouse and why is it important?

The benefits of cloud technology are indisputable and we are rapidly witnessing the advantages it can offer to businesses. Rob Mellor, VP and GM EMEA, WhereScape, discusses five positives to utilising a cloud data warehouse in today’s digital landscape. We are seeing business expectations for on-demand data explode, with many data warehousing teams beginning to […]


How can data centre leaders ensure resilience in today’s rapid growth market?

As the amount of data continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, business leaders must discover new ways of managing it and in turn, discover methods to secure it to avoid data loss. We hear from a number of industry experts who discuss ways to ensure resilience in today’s rapid growth market. Nabil Khalil, Executive […]


The light at the end of the tunnel: Business resilience post COVID-19

Working from home has resulted in cybersecurity challenges. Johan Pellicaan, Vice President and Managing Director at Scale Computing EMEA, explains what companies can do to face these challenges. COVID-19 has undoubtedly acted as a monumental turning point for organisations globally. Pressured to respond at speed to government-imposed lockdowns, businesses rushed to deploy remote working models […]


Managing security budgets for peak performance

Gartner, a world-leading research and advisory company, has forecasted worldwide security and risk management spending growth to slow but remain positive in 2020. Worldwide spending on information security and risk management technology and services will continue to grow through 2020, although at a lower rate than previously forecast, according to Gartner. Information security spending is […]


Five leadership maxims for today’s cybersecurity leaders

Curating a highly skilled, capable and resilient workforce is the key to success when leading a team. M.K. Palmore, VP, Field Chief Security Officer for Palo Alto Networks, discusses five ways to become a strong leader of today. Leadership is at the centre of every success and failure in business. At a time of crisis, […]


Reskilling: The new approach to global skills crisis

Ntombi Mphokane, e4’s HR and Transformation Executive, tells Intelligent CIO that while business is under pressure to evolve, people need to be nurtured, developed and grown accordingly. If the World Economic Forum (WEF) is to be believed, then business across the globe could be facing a reskilling emergency. According to them by 2022, 42% of […]


Risk and trust – The role of threat hunting in business

Threat hunting is the acknowledgement that no system can be considered 100% secure. Matt Gangwer, Senior Director, Managed Threat Response, Sophos, and Greg Iddon, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Managed Threat Response, Sophos, offer their advice on how to approach threat hunting for your business. Whether it is written down or not, every business has the […]


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