John McLoughlin
John McLoughlin
MD, J2 Software.

John McLoughlin has been involved in leading technology solutions for over 15 years and is the founder and MD of the J2 Software group of companies. He is driven by a passion for information security and compliance-focused technology offerings. McLoughlin has consulted around ICT policies, enforcement, productivity improvement, cost reduction and data loss prevention to many organisations in South Africa and elsewhere on the African continent. Through his vision, J2 Software is a provider of globally leading technology solutions that fulfil real business needs and deliver competitive advantage to J2’s customers.

Have you gone phishing?

Apr 17, 2018

Layered security measures must go beyond the perimeter and anti-virus to protect companies against phishing attacks.

Conmen are everywhere

Nov 24, 2017

Total visibility at all times is crucial to prevent cyber criminals from seeking to influence a company's employees.

Where has my personal data gone?

Oct 27, 2017

The biggest data breach in SA's history left over 60 million users' sensitive information compromised.

No cyber breaches in fantasy land

Mar 31, 2017

The only place where an investment to prevent cyber attacks is unnecessary is in the land of make-believe.

Snake oil or security solution?

Feb 23, 2017

Security initiatives often end up being ineffective because they are not focused on the right issues.

2017: Another d'ej`a vu year?

Dec 6, 2016

Or will it be the year the security industry will finally implement changes?

Missing in action

Nov 11, 2016

Security breaches usually happen under the radar, and may go undetected indefinitely.

Is your cloud provider compliant?

Companies must scrutinise the technology and its provider to make sure it is up to standard with the security and compliance requirements, says John McLoughlin, MD of J2 Software.

Fighting the outsider threat

Nov 3, 2014

Businesses need a full view of the network, not just what is entering it, but what is going on inside, says John McLoughlin, MD of J2 Software.

Social networks pose massive threat

Jan 17, 2011

It is more important than ever to ensure information is protected and risk is minimised, says John McLoughlin, CEO of J2 Software.

SMEs must protect data

Sep 10, 2007

Every organisation needs to protect its intellectual property and confidential information, says John McLoughlin, J2 Software MD.

Network security market grows at alarming rate

Apr 11, 2007

Employees are now regarded as a greater danger to workplace cyber security than hackers and virus writers, says J2 Software MD John McLoughlin.