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08

Feb

New Microsoft Security and Compliance offerings

Security and compliance within organisations are getting more and more attention based on the increase of cyberattacks. Coupled with this, data privacy regulations such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is also something that cannot be under estimated. ... read full post

Posted by:  Dirk Prinsloo , Principal Consultant CD&I |  08 February 2019

Office 365, Security, Compliance, SaaS


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17

Sep

How to leverage your existing investments to improve your security posture

Some businesses mistakenly think that implementing comprehensive and proactive security solutions requires a large investment of both funds and time.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin van Niekerk , Principal Consultant |  17 September 2018

Security, Security Readiness, Threat landscape


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14

Sep

Creating your security roadmap

Securing your organisation’s data and workloads depends on having a clear, comprehensive view of your current security posture as well as any gaps that need to be filled – your roadmap. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  14 September 2018

Security, Security Readiness, Threat landscape


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10

Sep

Why any cybersecurity efforts must start with understanding your current posture

As organisations look to improve their security approach, the number one step to take is to fully understand your current posture. ... read full post

Posted by:  David Caddick , TS - Enterprise Solutions - Cloud Design & Integration |  10 September 2018

Security, Security Readiness, Threat landscape


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06

Sep

Understanding the threat landscape and how you can protect your business

Most organisations are, by now, well aware of the need for a strong cybersecurity posture. They know that cybercriminals are constantly trying to gain access to corporate networks to steal information that they can either monetise or use to compromise the business (or both). ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin van Niekerk , Principal Consultant |  06 September 2018

Security, Security Readiness, Threat landscape


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18

Jul

How automation can make it easier to comply with privacy legislation

New privacy legislation around the world puts increasing pressure on organisations not just to keep personal information safe but also to be able to provide an individual’s information on request. These requests can create a significant time and cost burden for organisations that aren’t fully prepared for them. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  18 July 2018

Privacy, Security, GDPR, NDB, Privacy legislation, Privacy and compliance


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16

Jul

Why having a clear, easy-to-follow process is crucial for complying with privacy legislation

New and old privacy legislation around the world has Australian organisations reviewing their processes to ensure they can comply with all the different aspects of such legislation. One of the key challenges of these legislative requirements is complying with information access requests. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  16 July 2018

Privacy, Security, GDPR, NDB, Privacy legislation, Privacy and compliance


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12

Jul

How adequate training and reinforcement can help you comply with privacy legislation

In Australia, the Privacy Act 1988 and, specifically, the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme being part of that legislation, has organisations working to keep personal data secure. Europe has also introduced its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which affects businesses anywhere in the world that interact with European citizens.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  12 July 2018

Privacy, Security, GDPR, NDB, Privacy legislation, Privacy and compliance


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10

Jul

Privacy legislation compliance: key challenges and how to overcome them

Most people aren’t completely aware of just how much of their personal information is gathered and stored by organisations they may never have heard of or may have quickly forgotten about.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  10 July 2018

Privacy, Security, GDPR, NDB, Privacy legislation, Privacy and compliance


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02

Jul

The party may be over for PageUp, but how long will the hangover last?

I recently received an email from a major corporate organisation, advising me that my personal data may have been breached. Not by them, and not by me. That organisation used the services of Melbourne-based PageUp People to manage its recruitment processes.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  02 July 2018

Privacy, Security, GDPR, NDB, Privacy legislation, Privacy and compliance


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10

May

Beware Password Spray style attacks targeting your ADFS

While we still need to rely on passwords, we now have to be aware of ‘Password Spray’ style attacks which target our ADFS. In the past, attackers would simply launch a ‘Brute Force Attack’ to try and effectively guess someone’s correct password to gain access – these days attackers are moving towards a more stealthy approach where they might automate this process over a much longer time frame so they don’t trip any alarms or trigger any alerts. ... read full post

Posted by:  David Caddick , TS - Enterprise Solutions - Cloud Design & Integration |  10 May 2018

Privacy, Security, ADFS


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28

Mar

Secure from the start

As we grapple with this question it is best to focus our efforts on changes that will maximise our security posture as we consider our risk profile and what we are driving towards - a reduction to our risk exposure profile.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Alan Schmarr , Principal Consultant, TS - Enterprise Solutions - Cloud Design & Integration |  28 March 2018

Privacy, Security


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13

Mar

Security as a lifestyle, not a single event

“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.” (Arthur Schopenhauer). This is a strong sentiment that does not naturally evoke a positive response, true however it remains. ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin van Niekerk , Principal Consultant |  13 March 2018

Privacy, Security


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05

Mar

NDB and GDPR are now serious business for your organisation

Notifiable data breach (NDB) laws are now a reality for Australian organisations and Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming in May. ... read full post

Posted by:  Paul Cina , Group Partner Programs Manager |  05 March 2018

Data Management, Privacy, Security


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