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Digital Transformation and Providing Access from Anywhere

Modern-day security operations (SecOps) and network operations (NetOps) teams have traditionally operated in silos. Now they have to have more of a symbiotic relationship. The pandemic has certainly sped up the transition between the two and with the adoption of cloud, the convergence between networks and security has become a lot more intertwined. In order…

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Choosing a Managed Security Service Provider

When seeking the services of a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP), there are many factors that need to be taken into consideration, not just cost. Teaming up with the right service provider, a company like Nclose, with a proven track record of 15 years, and exposure to both small and large enterprises, means your business…

What is a real MSSP

Can the real MSSP please stand up?   What does the managed cyber security services provider (MSSP) really do? Are they a reactive machine that steps in when systems alert? Or are they a proactive resource that can translate investment into value? The answer is – both.   Over the past 10 years the role…

Cyber security skills shortages

Cyber security skills shortages   The technology sector has long been battling the skills gap, both in South Africa and abroad. Skills are rare, in high demand, and difficult to retain. According to a report by ESG entitled ‘The Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals 2020 around 70% of respondents said that their organisations were…