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Posts Tagged ‘SAPS’

  • Microsoft confirmed yesterday that they have concluded their purchase of Nokia’s Devices and Services business (image: Microsoft)

    South Africa: Software pirates brought to book

    March 12, 2014 • SoftwareComments Off on South Africa: Software pirates brought to book

    Efforts led by Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) and Anti-Piracy teams have led to the successful arrest and conviction of local software pirates. In cooperation with the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) Directorate Priority Crimes Investigations...

  • Government must take online security seriously

    May 31, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Government must take online security seriously

    The highly publicised infiltration of the South African Police Service’s back-end infrastructure has cast a strong spotlight on the efficacy of governmental IT systems. During this attack – motivated by a desire for revenge against the Marikana shootings...

  • SAPS security checks enhanced

    August 5, 2011 • SoftwareComments Off on SAPS security checks enhanced

    The Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), implemented by the South African Police Services (SAPS), is now mandatory practice within the process of clearance checks for criminal records. Service providers within the credentials verification and...

  • Better control for modified SMS alphanumeric sender IDs

    March 16, 2010 • OpinionComments (1)

    Pieter Streicher, MD of BulkSMS.com calls for SMS providers and cellular networks to better control the use of alphanumeric sender IDs...