Leading South African distributor, Drive Control Corporation (DCC) recently expanded its team with the appointment of Robert Smyth as their new Western Digital (WD) Product Specialist and Sean Cocks as its new Symantec Consumer Product Specialist. Robert Smyth will be responsible for promoting the WD brand to the South African channel as well as providing support to resellers. He will also manage and develop sales, handle marketing, promote and drive training, manage all purchasing, sales and stock forecasts and keep abreast of market trends. He will also manage the vendor relationship and ensure that the WD products are supported by strong product skills and knowledge.
The first week of Olympic ticket payments has seen the continuance of cyber attacks, according to the latest information from Norton. Cyber criminals have employed tried and tested methods to target ticket hopefuls, including poisoned Internet search results and fake e-mail confirmations. Over 1 500 malicious Web links were identified when searching for common Olympic related terms such as “London 2012 stadium diagram”, “London 2012 stadium seating chart”, “London 2012 stadium map” and “London 2012 logo ideas”.
Norton by Symantec, the Internet security specialist unveiled its free online Cybercrime Index to tackle the issue of cyber crime, by tracking and warning computer users about daily cybercrime risks around the world. The Norton Cybercrime Index is free to the public and alerts consumers to the most dangerous websites, the most hijacked search terms by cybercriminals, as well as top scams, identity theft and spam.