Cyber Security in the Utility Sector

The modern world often grinds to a halt when there is an interruption to any of the services provided by the utility sector of the economy. For example, when the electrical supply fails, or if a city transport system is brought to a halt with no trains or buses in operation. Even something as local […]

5 Tips for securing your Wi-Fi

You probably don’t give it much thought, but your wireless network is one of the most important aspects of conducting your day to day business and/or your personal affairs. Most business processes use a wireless network and without it, daily operations would slowly grind to a standstill. As Wi-Fi and internet technology has evolved and […]

Square or Round Wheels?

It all boils down to 1 question, “Are you too busy to improve?” This is a great enabler for the discussion on how to improve. It’s so simple and a great way to start the discussion on any complex matters. I have seen it quoted, shared and commented on many times, which tells us 2 […]

8 Top Tips for Keeping Your IT in Great Shape

In one way or another, Information Technology (IT) is an integral part of any business and we often don’t realise how much we rely on it until it’s non-operational. When such a thing occurs, business day-to-day operations are slowed and can even grind to a halt. Luckily, you can reduce the stress and damage that […]

Not A Very Merry Christmas – Looking Back to 1987

Christmas Tree EXEC was the first widely disruptive computer worm which paralysed several international computer networks in December 1987. Christmas Tree EXEC was an early mass mailing worm coded by an unnamed student from Clausthal University of Technology. This was the first widely disruptive computer worm which paralysed several international computer networks including the European Academic Research […]

TENGEN | GAME OVER! – LOOKING BACK TO 1987

Atari Games was formed from Atari’s arcade division. They could use the Atari name on arcade releases, but not on console or computer games. When Atari Games wanted to enter the console-game market, it needed a new label that did not use the Atari name. Enter TENGEN! Going back to 1987… In 1987/88, TENGEN released its first […]

Validate your Business Continuity plan

An important way of avoiding a crisis in the first place is to ensure your readiness for a disruptive event. We have broken down this critical task so you can be confident the business continuity (BC) system you are putting in place will work effectively when it matters: Although people often use the terms  “test” […]