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With more than 230 years of gathered experience in the security space and high level of integrity, driven by the will to deliver practical and proven solutions, Performanta established itself as a thought leader throughout the market of information security globally. Performanta Technologies, Performanta Services and Performanta Consulting synergise to provide a comprehensive information security solution, meeting all customer requirements within one engagement. That reflects in their motto: Practical.Trust.Performanta.

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Blue Turtle Technologies provides solutions that optimise, enhance and leverage existing IT investment, and support the cost effective delivery of new technology initiatives. With experience from mainframe to desktop, we deliver solutions that effectively manage IT infrastructures employing innovative software products, backed by ‘best-practice’ and leading providers in implementation services.
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Exponant ISS focuses on monitoring and detection solutions in the areas of security, operations and application management. It is the master reseller in Sub-Saharan Africa for Splunk. Although not exclusively focused on any specific markets, it is very strong in the Financial, Telecommunications, Mining and Engineering sectors.
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Aveksa provides the industry's most comprehensive Business-Driven Identity and Access Management platform. By uniquely integrating Identity and Access Governance, Provisioning and Authentication, Aveksa enables enterprises to manage the complete lifecycle of user access for SaaS and On-premise applications and data.
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Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users.
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SailPoint the identity and access management leader, empowers the world's largest organizations to accelerate business, mitigate risk, and ensure compliance with innovative identity governance, user provisioning and access management solutions.
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Mimecast delivers cloud-based email management for Microsoft Exchange, including archiving, continuity and security. Mimecast minimizes risk and reduces cost and complexity, while providing total end-to-end control of email.
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ARM As the sole distributor of the Trustwave products across sub-Saharan Africa, African Risk Mitigation’s (ARM) focus and expertise ensures world-class value, service and support to the channel.
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Beyond Trust is the only security solution vendor providing Context-Aware Security Intelligence, giving customers the visibility and controls necessary to reduce their IT security risks, while at the same time simplifying their compliance reporting. We are represented locally by Puleng Technologies.
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Camargue is an underwriter of niche insurance products including cyber liability, as well as a provider of risk management solutions to a broad spectrum of industries in Southern Africa.
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Cyanre is the leading provider of computer and digital forensics in South Africa, with expertise in investigations on all types of digital devices. In addition to cyber forensic investigations, the company offers forensic auditing, data recovery and IT security services.
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Through Cybercom’s strategy of Prevention, Detection, Response, you benefit from the world’s most advanced cyber counter-intelligence. Giving your information and operational security 360 degree protection, 24/7 today. And tomorrow.
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Datacentrix ICT Security Solutions is a focused security entity to cater for all you Information Security needs from a holistic point of view through our proven managed security strategy.
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DRS develops unique security solutions based on specific business and operational requirements, partnering with clients to enable repeatable and successful customer outcomes. DRS’ expertise, effectiveness and efficiency turn technology components into working systems.
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Entersekt is the leading innovator in the field of transaction authentication offering banks a full enterprise authentication solution, providing our clients with the trust that their end users' online and mobile transactions are secure and enabling them to introduce increasingly innovative mobile and online services.
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ERPScan is an innovative company engaged in research of ERP security and development of SAP security monitoring, compliance, and cybercrime-prevention software. Our flagship product is ERPScan Security Monitoring Suite.
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G.T.S.P provide Ethical Hacker Training, Design Security solutions, and provide penetration testing and auditing services to large corporate. Let us certify your staff and protect your company against hackers
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ISACA is a leading global provider of knowledge and certifications for IT governance, risk, compliance, security and assurance. ISACA developed COBIT, and administers the CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC designations.
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LOOPHOLD Security Distribution is a leading Value Added Distributor (VAD) of “Information Security” products for the enterprise market. Our successful partnerships with industry leading vendors has enabled us to have early access to the latest “Information Security” technologies, thus allowing us to offer “best-of-breed” solutions to the market place in South Africa and other African countries.
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Dell™ SonicWALL™ provides intelligent network security and data protection solutions that enable customers and partners to dynamically secure, control, and scale their global networks. Securing any organization with multi-threat scanning based on global input at wire speed; Dell SonicWALL is recognized as an industry leader by Gartner and NSS Labs.
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MWR advises some of Europe and Africa’s largest companies on the secure management of information systems. Our research driven approach enables us to be your partner in guarding your information assets.
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Random House Struik is a book publishing company in South Africa, presenting international and local publishing. Imprints include Struik Lifestyle, Struik Nature, Struik Travel & Heritage, Zebra Press and Umuzi.
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Sensepost is an independent company that provides services in the Information Security Services area. Combining experience and knowledge, SensePost specialises in Information Security Consulting, Training, Security Assessment Services and IT Vulnerability Management.
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Telspace Systems' main aim is to make your company or organisation as unattractive to cybercriminals as possible. Services include Web Application Assessments, Attack and Penetration Testing, Infosec Training and consulting.
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Yelloworx is a specialist Information Security service provider committed to deliver innovative solutions to our clients, help manage IT Risk and realise the value of information security as business enabler.
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Business Connexion, the leading integrator of innovative business solutions based on information and communications technology, is at the forefront of Applications Services. Business Connexion has a proven track record in leading-edge development initiatives aimed at releasing business value through the expert use of technology.
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(ISC)² Gauteng Chapter is the first Chapter to be established in South Africa and in the greater Southern Hemisphere. Our mission is to advance information security in communities situated in and around Gauteng, South Africa, by providing security professionals with the opportunity to share knowledge and educate others.
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ISG Africa was created in response to the increase of information security threats facing companies in Africa. This volunteer Group, which consists of security professionals from Corporate, Government and IT / Legal firms within Africa, aims to provide a monthly forum for the exchange of InfoSec information and experience between members and raise awareness of potential vulnerabilities within organisations.
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The UJ Centre for Cyber Security is a initiative undertaken by the University of Johannesburg UJ and the Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering to build capacity in the field of Cyber Security and to advance the cybersecurity health of South Africa as a country.
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The main objective of SACSAA is to campaign for the effective delivery of Cyber Security Awareness throughout South Africa to all groupings of the population
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IN THE NEWS
Operators monitor for attacks
17 Apr 2013 – Distributed denial of service strikes can cause major traffic headaches for cellphone companies.
Desperately seeking cyber security skills
17 Apr 2013 – Skills training in SA is on par with international standards, but the country does not have enough experts to prevent cyber attacks, says UJ’s Basie von Solms.
Spending needed to thwart attacks
11 Apr 2013 – Most security issues can be contained to some extent, if companies are prepared to invest.
SA fails on forensic readiness
4 Apr 2013 – Forensic readiness is crucial to successful investigations and prosecutions, yet few South African firms are prepared, says Cyanre.
Cyber security risk cannot be eliminated
25 March 2013 – In the past two years, there has been remarkable development and spread in organised hacking of corporates, says expert.
IT-based fraud on the increase
25 March 2013 – The ease with which fraudsters can acquire tools needed to commit fraud and the explosion in data are contributing to the growth, says Paladion.
BYOD - no turning back
20 March 2013 – For most organisations, it's too late to stop BYOD, but it's not too late to manage it, says a security expert.
Formulating an attack-focused security plan
26 Feb 2013 – To successfully formulate an attack-focused plan, start with an assessment to find live attackers on the network, says MANDIANT.
Info security needs new focus
12 Feb 2013 – Information security has to shift beyond perimeter protection to understanding the attacker, says De Beers.
SA progresses in cyber crime fight
8 Feb 2013 – Moves are afoot to get SA’s cyber crime policing up to speed with the rest of the world, says ISG.
Understanding "bad guys" key in cyber warfare
6 Jan 2013 – Offence-oriented defence has become key in the battle against cyber crime, according to a security expert.
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Established in 2009, Performanta specializes only in the discipline of Information Security. The company provides technology, services and consulting solutions allowing them to give customers an end to end information security service. Their focus on pragmatic solutions is reflected in their motto: Practical Trust Performanta.

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Symantec protects the world’s information, and is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. Our innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment – from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data center, to cloud-based systems. Our world-renowned expertise in protecting data, identities and interactions gives our customers confidence in a connected world.
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IN THE NEWS
Unified security management key to rapid response
24 Apr 2013 - Visibility of the entire ecosystem, and immediate access to necessary information, is key to effectively managing information security, says McAfee.
Consolidation: a new infosec imperative
17 Apr 2013 – Addressing multiple security areas with a variety of solutions can result in weak points and areas being overlooked, says McAfee.
Security certificates 'an infosec weak spot'
12 Apr 2013 – Malware with embedded digital security certificates can easily penetrate enterprise systems, says Venafi.
For the latest headlines visit our Security Summit news portal

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