As goes the Girl Scouts … so goes the world

As goes the Girl Scouts … so goes the world

Cybersecurity is at the forefront of just about everything… how much of everything? Well enough for the Girl Scouts to be handing our badges.. Here’s an excerpt from the article: VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (June 13, 2017)– Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation security company, and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced that

Innovation… with a hint of partner and an extra serving of customer.

Innovation… with a hint of partner and an extra serving of customer.

Everyone is talking about innovation and disruption and looking for the next big thing that’s gonna solve everyone’s problems. Nowadays, this must be catchy, have a simple yet sustainable business model and unique competitive advantage ….                Really? We recently shared this article (https://hbr.org/2017/06/the-4-types-of-innovation-and-the-problems-they-solve ) by Greg Satell on The 4 Types of Innovation and the

ICT CRISIS – Now, who’s responsible?

ICT CRISIS – Now, who’s responsible?

Another day in IT – another crisis …   Some ransomware, data breach, insider threat or new TLA (three letter acronym) that poses a risk to your corporate information systems and assets.   So the question becomes: WHO’S RESPONSIBLE?   Principle 12 of the King IV report states that: “the Governing Body (of an organisation)

T-Systems and Pfortner join forces to protect patient information

T-Systems and Pfortner join forces to protect patient information

We are privileged to be working with T-Systems, the technology arm of Deutsche Telekom, having established a strategic alliance that will focus primarily in the African healthcare space.   Our SCP solution ( www.pfortner.co.za/scp ) ensures that patient information is shared between doctors, suppliers and hospitals without compromising the privacy or integrity of the data.

CYBERSECURITY ABOUT TO GO BOOM!

CYBERSECURITY ABOUT TO GO BOOM!

If you haven’t invested in the Cybersecurity space yet – you WANNACRY   After the breakout of this ransomware attack, CYBER is the flavour of the year. My mother’s neighbour is asking about malware and worms and not the usual type that affected her prize winning roses…   Previously, IT Security guys were not well

Pfortner and the Secure BGP Implementation

Pfortner and the Secure BGP Implementation

We have seen a steady increase in the number of threats coming through, yet existing algorithms like BGP don’t seem to have evolved to mitigate them.  In recent years we’ve seen algorithms like SSL die out for this reason.  Another problem is that on the Layer 3 level, we’ve basically relied on the other layers

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