Jaco and his guest discuss smart work and living space management. These emerging trends have been fast tracked and are underpinned by the need to become a less ‘pen and paper’ based society when collecting data to access a facility. The pandemic and PoPi Act have reassigned and evolved roles regarding the way information is collected, verified, processed and stored. Encrypted, safe and verified data is not only the future - but a necessity. Learn more about people flow management, access control via face recognition and hand scanning, and property management which includes security, parking and maintenance management. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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Does your rack tick all the boxes to ensure optimal data storage? Jaco Voigt and guest Adrian Buddingh discuss the key elements that make up a smart rack and the benefits of these 'smart components' to your business. What is the relevance of a smart rack in your IT infrastructure? What should be a concern for a business? Power, redundancy, rack cooling and security are all crucial elements in keeping your business data facility safe and going. From rack security measures like biometrics, to fire hazards and notifications, Jaco demystifies the technology of data smart racks in a server room or data centre facility. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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Don't underestimate the importance of device management... it’s more than just ticking the security box via your business’s trusted IT guy! Hacking happens on all levels - the negligence of small businesses is as serious as enterprises. The security risk increases as more staff work remotely on public and home connectivity. Would you as a business owner know if your staff bypass and breach server protocols? Do you even have device protocols? Remember, 'prevention is better than cure'... this episode explores the importance of engaging the security of your business by delving into Android, Windows and Mac devices. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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This week Jaco and his guest get practical about the key benefits of back-ups. What is your business doing to ensure active saving of valuable data? What is your plan should there be a network breach or a physical disaster? Jaco unpacks different ways to ensure that back-ups are done and discusses the harsh realities of the outcome of a global survey done in 2020 that confirms statistics like, “Only 20% of IT professionals follow best practices” and “While nearly 90% of companies are backing up data, only 41% do it daily”. World Back-Up Day is on 31 March – let this podcast shed some light on what you need to do to ensure business security and preparation! Brought to you by Catalytic.

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12.01.21 Pt 2 - The team tackles Covid-related etiquette, like the correct protocol for sneezing in public while wearing a mask. The WhatsApp privacy debate continues, with questions around users' ability to stop the messaging app from sharing their data willy nilly. Arnold Tanzer, Chairman of the Board of Chefs With Compassion, joins the team to discuss some of the incredible work they're doing to feed the needy.

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By now, you probably know that cryptocurrencies are not controlled by banks or financial institutions - or governments. Regulation, though, is almost inevitable... and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Luno Africa’s GM, Marius Reitz, explains the potential regulation of cryptocurrency. Decrypto is powered by Luno.

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