Holding Ourselves Accountable When Working Remotely

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Accountable employees determine their position by themselves rather than being told what it is/should be. Accountability is coupled with responsibility, given that there’s no finger pointing at others. Because of all this, accountable employees are highly valued by businesses of all sizes. How to be more accountable Optimally, a workplace where all employees are accountable is a collective sharing in … Read More

Wash Your Hands of Poor (Cyber) Hygiene Practices

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In just six short months, COVID-19 has transformed the way the world works and has presented unfathomable challenges, leaving many businesses suffering in its wake. However, it’s paramount that we continue to be resilient and tackle these challenges head-on, no matter how difficult or impossible they may seem. While COVID-19 has forced us to be more conscious of our hygiene … Read More

Mobile Security: It’s Not About the Technology

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The last few months have drastically increased our reliance on mobile capabilities. Through the increased use of corporate mobile apps, virtual private networks (VPNs), hot spots and more, mobile communications are more critical than ever. Because of this enhanced, unprecedented and sudden dependence on mobile capabilities, mobile security should be at the forefront of everybody’s minds — not just the … Read More

A new wave of attack on our digital world is happening now!

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The best line of defence against this known from of attack called Lucifer (and all other attacks) is to ensure that Windows is fully patched with the latest updates. The second line of defence is to use a strong password for your Windows login (and any other account, really). That’s because Lucifer attempts to brute-force its way into Windows systems, … Read More