Nclose: How we can help you avoid security debt

Nclose: How we can help you avoid security debt

Regardless of your size or whether you are an organisation with a cybersecurity partner or not, having a solution that protects your organisation’s virtual assets and/or critical information is critical in today's age. With the world moving in such a digitalised...

The Insider Threat

The Insider Threat

A common debate in the cybersecurity stratosphere is the severity between insider and outsider threats – and which can cause more damage than the other. Cybersecurity companies are designed to prevent anything from coming in, but as time went by, the need to protect...

Responding to Zero-Days in 2022

Responding to Zero-Days in 2022

With the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 forcing a lot of businesses to adopt a remote style of work – in turn opened a shopping window for cybercriminals to buy from, as they look for zero-day exploits as organizations try to protect themselves in uncharted territory....

What can Cybercriminals do with stolen information?

What can Cybercriminals do with stolen information?

Should a cybercriminal compromise, breach or hack an individual’s or businesses systems and data, there is a variety of sinister things they can do – especially if they are not making their intentions known or are hiding themselves. This is where the importance of...

Why Cybersecurity companies are misunderstood

Why Cybersecurity companies are misunderstood

So, you might be a business thinking or looking to put aside resources into partnering up with a cybersecurity service provider. You’ve done research and have an idea of the services you are looking for, what you want to protect, and how you want to protect it....

What happens when cybercriminals are successful?

What happens when cybercriminals are successful?

Cybercriminals have more targets now that organisations have adopted a remote style of work. The unfortunate outcome is that organisations must adopt remote work in some shape or form, or risk losing significant income, time, convenience and potential competitive...

How to Mitigate the Risks of working Remotely

How to Mitigate the Risks of working Remotely

With every passing year the need for hardcopy paperwork and physical presence in the office environment is becoming less and less of requirement. The trajectory in which the world of work is heading is from the comfort of one’s home or from anywhere around the world...

Putting the AI into Security

Putting the AI into Security

Artificial intelligence is only one part of a comprehensive security posture, not the ultimate cure to cyberattacks and vulnerabilities Artificial intelligence (AI) in cybersecurity has been touted as the cure all elixir that will swoop in and provide the organisation...

What are MDR services?

What are MDR services?

Managed detection and response (MDR) assumes that attacks are always in progress. A team of highly skilled investigators and their analytical tools proactively hunt for unseen threats in real time. MDR services in any organisation maximise the likelihood of exposing...

Increase in ransomware attacks on SA companies

Increase in ransomware attacks on SA companies

Stepping up information security spend becomes a business imperative South Africa is firmly in the sights of international cybercrime syndicates, who have been ramping up their attacks on local companies in the past six months. This is according to Nclose, an...

What is a real MSSP

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....

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...

Five steps to a happier (and safer) internet

Five steps to a happier (and safer) internet

Fake news, hate speech, phishing, fraud and hacking – the internet isn’t safe, but it can be manageable Safer Internet Day (SID) was launched in 2004 as part of the EU SafeBorders project and has, since then, grown to become a global phenomenon designed to help people...

How to avoid being scammed this Black Friday

How to avoid being scammed this Black Friday

Black Friday 2020 could be bigger online than in-store this year, thanks to concerns about the risk of Covid-19 in crowded shops, and an increase in the number of people now comfortable with shopping online. But for first-time online shoppers and those who might...

Nclose, Nview unveil rebrand to stay abreast of change

Nclose, Nview unveil rebrand to stay abreast of change

Nclose, a South Africa-based international cybersecurity defence, offence and protection specialist, has unveiled its new corporate identity, redesigned logos for the company and its Nview service, and new websites. These changes come at a time when the company is...

Office 365 Security Controls

Office 365 Security Controls

Nclose was at the ITWeb Virtual Security Summit 2020 with Martin Potgieter and Craig Kruger. They presented a demo lab session and the topic was ‘Office 365 Security Controls’. You can get the presentation right here. #ITWebSS2020

Building a proactive security posture using analytics

Building a proactive security posture using analytics

You can only manage what you can see. Many clients still manage their IT and cybersecurity environments without clear metrics or SLAs in place. Without data to understand and contextualise risks, trends, improvements, or issues, improving your security posture is an...

Nclose moves to secure Microsoft 365 environment in SA

Nclose moves to secure Microsoft 365 environment in SA

Nclose managed services rolls out dedicated Microsoft 365 security capabilities Cybersecurity defence, offence and protection specialist Nclose has launched dedicated Microsoft 365 managed security service within its Managed Security Services division, to help...

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