Cyber Risk Aware Announces Partnership with BUI – South Africa’s Largest Microsoft Azure Reseller

Offering clients a ‘Track and Train’ platform for their cyber security needs

 Cyber Risk Aware, Microsoft Azure’s cybersecurity training platform provider, is excited to announce a partnership with BUI, Africa’s highest Microsoft Azure consumption partner. In times of high uncertainty and staff having to work remotely, there is a demand in South Africa for ‘real-time’ cyber security solutions. Cyber Risk Aware’s training platform brings critical education, human cyber risk assessment and phishing simulation solutions and is now available via its partnership with BUI.

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“Like the Covid-19 pandemic, cyber security risks know no boundaries. Building on our successful African trade mission, tackling increasing cyber threats to businesses and individuals alike, we are delighted to announce our new partnership with BUI. With our integrated Microsoft solutions and joint understanding on the importance of both human defences and technical support to protect companies from cyber threats, we can jointly offer a timely, innovative and cost effective approach to much needed human cyber security risk management within the African market.”  Stephen Burke – CEO and Co-Founder Cyber Risk Aware.

 Businesses are still not putting basic cyber security practices in place, despite numerous data breach headlines day after day. The rise of remote working through the current global pandemic, has heightened the surge of cyber security related risks, making employees even more vulnerable to cyber threats. With over 90% of data breaches occurring through human error, lack of staff security awareness training can be a costly error and it is imperative businesses take security awareness training seriously.  Even with this knowledge, there is still a massive lack in security awareness training within businesses. 75% of work from home employees have not received help from employers on security awareness, guidance or training for example. Sadly statistics such as these are not in isolation.

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Cyber Risk Aware’s partnership with BUI offers a collaborative solution to help businesses defend against cybercrime. Cyber Risk Aware’s integration with Microsoft made partnering with BUI, Southern Africa’s largest Microsoft Partner, an effective means to support a multitude of businesses secure their security systems.  

“We are very excited to be partnering with Cyber Risk Aware and offering this new service to our customers” Handre van der Merwe, BUI Marketing Manager

Being fully integrated with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Sentinel, Cyber Risk Aware and BUI can help businesses ‘Track and Train’ employees with “real time” intervention training, identifying where employees are making mistakes and sending the necessary training material to help improve their behaviours. 

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