These days, it’s no longer sufficient to think of network security as an issue for the IT department to take care of. In recent years we have seen the topic of network security move from the IT department to the boardroom. Jaco Voigt chats to Stephan Krynauw, Chief Technology Officer from Snode, as they cover topics on developing an awareness of the threats and taking basic precautions on how to find and fix them inside a business network, and keep the doors and windows closed for the attackers. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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An increase in snares found at the Noordhoek wetland is causing the death of hundreds of animals. What is most concerning, is the evidence of struggle and painful death the animals suffer. Snares are indiscriminate, no animal is safe from them. Karoline Hanks, who manages the non-profit community Project Noordhoeked, talks to Jaco Voigt about the snares in the Noordhoek wetland and the increase in the numbers discovered recently. Find out what the biggest hurdle is for the team, and how you can get involved in the project to help. You can also contact the team on Facebook - ‘Project Noordhoeked’, and on Instagram @projectnoordhoeked to find out more. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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22.11.22 Pt 1 - Mash gives us an update about his Cannabis Expo experience, and the team chats about a show called Ancient Apocalypse - which gets them talking about human civilisation in the next 10,000 years. Jaco Voigt from Catalytic joins the show and shares which is the best cybersecurity in the world.

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Chat Commerce is much more than a chatbot or live chat experience. It entails the full commerce journey from product discovery and placing orders, to making payments, tracking deliveries, chatting to a live agent, resolving issues and providing feedback. A global leader in chat commerce has paved the way for companies to go where their customers are and serve them on chat apps such as SMS, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger. Jaco Voigt chats to Werner Lindemann from Clickatell about how Chat Commerce works, and how brands can easily integrate into the chat apps that their customers use and love. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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Find out what happens when J’Something, a multi-award winning South African entertainer, is forced to be indoors. A full night out in town with J’Something's 'Artistry’ - his new and upcoming restaurant. Inspired by the Roots of Africa and located in the heart of Sandton City, J’Something brings a cultural platform to express the classics, where you can experience the best of the culinary, cinematic, theatrical, and musical arts. Jaco Voigt chats to J’Something, as he ventures into this new journey to create a platform to connect people with art and food. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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There are certain things humans are good at, but security is often not one of them! As more of our lives become digital, the chances of companies and individuals falling victim to ransomware and data exfiltration grows every year. Did you know that South Africa is globally ranked as one of the most vulnerable countries when it comes to cybercrime. Jaco Voigt speaks to AX Xenios about what ransomware and data exfiltration is, why it is hard to detect, and why you should have it on your radar in the new cybersecurity world. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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What is data extortion? Jaco Voigt from Catalytic joins the show to talk about cybersecurity and how the Everest gang was demanding $200k for data stolen from South Africa state-owned electricity company Eskom. Plus he answers a question about VPN.

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11.10.22 Pt 1 - Does Lebang have her own energy drink? Seem like Cape Town beggars are quite aggressive. There is a new drive-thru trend, and why are theme parks asking iPhone users to leave their phones behind when riding rollercoasters?

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The convenience of home-based tutoring with online whiteboards, and the opportunity to record your lessons has seen a shift in lessons, as almost 80% of tutoring is now done online. Virtual tutoring has also embraced the use of international skills from tutors abroad, and vice versa. This platform is not only beneficial to the student being tutored, but also offers work experience and extra money to tutors. Jaco Voigt chats to Aubrey Turner from Teach Me 2 about all things tutoring - a specialised tutoring service that helps you find the perfect tutor fit for a Grade 1 scholar or University student (and everything in between). Doing matric this year? Look out for the discounted campaign offering in the next few days! Brought to you by Catalytic.

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The harmful aspects of loadshedding are more than just unproductivity and no electricity - what about power failures, power surges, sags, under and over voltage? To determine what size Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) your home or business needs, you need to first establish what power is drawn and the runtime duration of support required. As with any technology, UPS capacity is available in different tiers of products. Good news for small businesses and home offices, Eaton now has a cost-effective mini UPS that runs off Lithium batteries, and could run your Wi-Fi router for up to 4 hours. Jaco Voigt chats to Jaco du Plooy from Eaton South Africa. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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