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NEWORDER delivers hope and opportunity to global information security skills crisis

Local information security organisation, NEWORDER Group of Companies, has recently been approved as one of the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants' (EC-Council) Accredited Training Partners, and can now offer the EC-Council's catalogue of world-class courses to South African IT professionals, via its NEWORDER Training Academy. NEWORDER Training Academy's principal motivator behind seeking this partnership with EC-Council relates to the impending global information security skills meltdown, which was identified by analysts and brought to industry attention last year. Through offering local IT professionals a range of information security-related training opportunities, the academy hopes to not only address the current worldwide skills...

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NEWORDER INDUSTRIES responds to the growing mobile malware threat by offering affordable app testing

NEWORDER INDUSTRIES has partnered with industry-leading technology vendor, Codified Security, to offer developers a low-cost option to ensure their mobile applications are secure prior to release. Unfortunately, most people aren't thinking about security and data privacy when using their mobile phone applications. Whether they are making online purchases, playing online games while commuting, using their corporate mobile app, or their favourite mobile applications, security is rarely front of mind. Why should it be? After all, the app is from a reputable company, and it was downloaded it from a respected app store, or directly from their employer. What could possibly...

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NEWORDER INDUSTRIES launches remote monitoring service to help combat local Web defacement frenzy

NEWORDER INDUSTRIES, a specialist information security company in South Africa, has launched HAXED – a unique 24/7 early-warning remote monitoring service that protects against Web defacements and Web vandalism. HAXED serves as a counter-measure against Web defacement and vandalism, and is the only service of its kind available in South Africa. Says Marthinus Engelbrecht, CEO of NEWORDER INDUSTRIES: "There has been a significant rise in defacements targeted at local domains this year. As a security company operating in the South African space, we believe it important to offer companies a protective solution against this type of attack method, as they...

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IOT threats pwned

NEWORDER INDUSTRIES, a specialist information security company in South Africa, today announced a strategic partnership with international threat detection experts PWNIE EXPRESS to bring the Pwn Pulse network threat visibility solution to South Africa. The arrival of Pwn Pulse in South Africa meets the growing need among local companies for full visibility of the network amid device sprawl and Internet of things (IOT) proliferation, says Marthinus Engelbrecht, CEO of NEWORDER INDUSTRIES. As more users adopt technology in the workplace, growing numbers of employees will enter the workplace bearing connected devices that can make their work easier and more efficient, but...

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NEWORDER INDUSTRIES introduces affordable Web security solution to SA

NEWORDER INDUSTRIES, a specialist information security company in South Africa, today announced that with its Web SaaS model, it is now possible and affordable for any size company to take control over their own Web security. This service has been made possible on the back of a long-standing partnership with Acunetix and its industry-leading Web vulnerability scanning solution. "We benefit from preferential rates for South African businesses, which are fairly resilient to exchange rate fluctuations. This allows local businesses to enjoy the highest levels of Web security well within budget. In South Africa, we have heard for years about the...

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