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Six questions to ask before choosing your anti-malware solution

Security vendors such as Kaspersky Lab report that they process as many as 360,000 new malicious file variants a day, making it clear that everyone who uses a computer for personal tasks and work still needs robust protection against viruses and malware. What’s more, malware attacks are growing ever more debilitating and sophisticated as cyber-criminals continue to up their game.

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The enterprise move to global IaaS providers will squeeze the South African channel

South African enterprises are beginning to accelerate their move to the cloud, as international cloud providers start to go live with their local data centres. This trend is likely to bring profound disruption to the South African service provider and IT integrator landscape over the next 18 months.

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Look beyond the news cycle when selling cybersecurity solutions

Cybersecurity can be a tough sell at the best of times – like insurance, it’s a grudge purchase for most organisations. Much of the momentum in the market comes from the news cycle, with companies spurred into action when an exotic strain of malware or a massive data breach dominates the headlines for a few weeks. Think back to 2017 when ransomware variants such as WannaCry, Petya and NotPetya dramatically brought a range of large organisations around the world to their knees. For a few months, there was a flurry of market activity as organisations scrambled to put solutions in place to protect themselves from the most newsworthy threat of the day—and then resumed business as usual when the news stories died down.

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