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Paul Williams
Paul Williams brings 28 years of ICT experience to the African market. Paul studied as an Electrical Engineer and comes to this emerging market with a wealth of experience in Networking Design, Implementation, Architecture and Strategy with a breadth of other skills and now focusing on Network and Cyber Security industry. Paul Williams has been employed by for some recognized large international companies like Altech, IBM SA, BCX, Dimension Data, Cisco SA, Openet and Allot Communications. Paul is currently Country Manager for Fortinet – Southern Africa who is the No 1 Security company in Africa in a Sales and support role for all our partners and customers, selling Network Security Solutions like Next Generation Firewall/IPS, Secure WiFi, Sandboxing, Web Application Firewalls and other security solutions in our African market place today.
  • 7 security strategies to protect everyone from data breaches

    Recent reports of large data breaches are alarming for everyone. Customers worry about the implications of having their financial and personal information hijacked. The organisations that were compromised worry about both the near-term and the long-term effects on their business and other organisations worry if they will be next. Two things are certain, though. The cost of a data breach is going to be really expensive, and it’s not going to be the last time it happens. The big question everyone is asking is, what do I do about this? Perform a risk assessment A thorough risk assessment helps ensure you are focussed...

  • 10 steps for protecting yourself from ransomware

    If you’ve been listening to the news at all the past couple of weeks, you have undoubtedly heard of a number of companies being affected by ransomware. The recent surge in this form of cyber attack has many organizations and users understandably concerned. And you should be. Ransomware is nasty stuff. But with some careful preparation, you can significantly lower your risk of being infected, and reduce the impact on you or your organization should you get hit. What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a form of malware that infects devices, networks, and data centres and prevents them from being used until...