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Cybersecurity – Protecting your business in today’s digital world

Cybersecurity refers to the practise and action taken in order to protect user computers, networks, programs and data from unauthorised access within a business. Businesses have historically taken an extremely reactive approach in fighting cyberthreats and cyberattacks by relying on individual security technologies to protect their most valuable assets being their intellectual and proprietary companyContinue reading

Visit the CipherWave Stand at the MyBroadband Conference to Experience the Excitement of the Internet

CipherWave and Home-Connect will be returning to the MyBroadband Conference & Expo this year as Gold Sponsors. CipherWave, a local leading Business Internet Service Provider, offers a wide range of ISP services including Business Uncapped Fibre, Wireless Connectivity, Hosted PBX for Business, and Managed Cloud Solutions.  CipherWave’s sister company, Home-Connect specializes in Fibre to theContinue reading

10 ways to protect your business from cyberattacks

One of the biggest threats businesses face in 2019 is cybercrime. There are many malicious parties online who are willing to take extreme measures to hack your business to steal your money, business information, or even the personal data of your staff and customers. For this reason, it is of critical importance to implement rigorousContinue reading

Cloud Computing: Your Next Move

Embracing any cloud solution isn’t something that ought to be managed without the slightest hesitation. If your business is considering deploying cloud-based services into your framework, you should know about the advantages the cloud can bring and which service provider will instrument the best overall results for your organisation. Cloud computing allows us to accessContinue reading

Is your legacy PBX putting your business at risk?

Moving from a legacy PBX to a Cloud PBX can be quite a task and entails some risk. However, the longer you keep your current on-premise PBX system, the greater the associated risks and costs. Outages and unplanned downtime; high upgrade and maintenance costs; inability to source replacement components; outdated functionality; drain on in-house resources;Continue reading

The Do’s and Don’ts of Ransomware

Ransomware is a form of malicious software (or malware) which is designed to lock the victim’s data, typically by encryption, and payment is demanded before the ransomed data is decrypted and access is returned. The motive is almost always monetary, and unlike other types of attacks, the victim is usually notified and given instructions onContinue reading

Host Local

The 2018 MyBroadband Cloud, Hosting and Security Conference took place on 13 June at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. Top cloud, hosting and security executives and IT professionals were in attendance. The speakers covered a range of topics including hosting, virtualisation and more. CipherWave, a regular sponsor, focussed its messaging around its locally ownedContinue reading

The next generation of firewall protection

According to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2018 report, cyberattacks have been listed as the number one threat South African businesses face. 38% of the South African respondents indicated that cyberattacks remain the top concern for businesses for the third year in a row. Business interruption came in second at 34%. About 29% said changes inContinue reading

CipherWave announces new Regional Director for KZN

CipherWave announced today at its Midrand Head Office the appointment of Rajan Ponnen as Regional Director for its KZN region. Ponnen will oversee all of CipherWave’s operations, sales and marketing efforts within the KZN region. “I am excited to be taking on the role of Regional Director for the KZN region, as part of CipherWave’sContinue reading