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  • AJ Hartenberg, Portfolio Manager at T-Systems.

    Bi-modal IT: Finding the perfect harmony

    April 12, 2016 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Bi-modal IT: Finding the perfect harmony

    As the concept of bimodal, or ‘two-operations IT’ gains traction, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) are grappling with the dilemma of how to keep existing systems humming, while simultaneously developing the agility and innovation capability to respond to...

  • Nigeria

    Mobile users in Africa view online comms methods as unsecure

    April 6, 2016 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile users in Africa view online comms methods as unsecure

    Most Internet users consider online communication channels to be unreliable, but still use them regularly, including to discuss private topics. These were the findings of a joint survey by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. According to the joint research,...

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    Grow your business with MTN Business

    April 4, 2016 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Grow your business with MTN Business

    MTN Business has unveiled a fresh market positioning to ignite the growth of businesses – corporates and SMMEs alike – and enhance the ability of the public sector to deliver services to citizens. Mandisa Ntloko, Head of Marketing for MTN Business South...

  • Andries Kok_CFO of PayAccSys_LR

    Taking risk out of the payments channel

    March 29, 2016 • SecurityComments Off on Taking risk out of the payments channel

    Online security breaches are becoming the order of the day, and such incidences are set to rise as the economy comes under increasing pressure. It is therefore becoming increasingly important for a business owner to take advantage of risk solutions available...

  • ESET Southern Africa

    Top 5 threats every company needs to pay attention to

    March 8, 2016 • Enterprise, Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 threats every company needs to pay attention to

      ESET’s laboratories constantly analyse and study how cybercriminals propagate their threats all over the world. Looking back at ESET’s trend papers, we can see the evolution and the changes that companies have had to undergo. From a corporate...

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    Why online dating this valentines day might be risky

    February 11, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Why online dating this valentines day might be risky

    Various online dating companies in the United States of America have reported that a surge in user growth is generally experienced at the start of a New Year. Match.com specifically stated that the company expects a 60% increase in new members between...

  • Eugene Kaspersky

    Adwind malware hits over 400000 users

    February 9, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Adwind malware hits over 400000 users

    Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published extensive research on the Adwind Remote Access Tool (RAT), a cross-platform, multifunctional malware programme also known as AlienSpy, Frutas, Unrecom, Sockrat, JSocket and jRat, and which is...

  • Telkom customers on these packages will automatically receive the increase data cap from 1 October 2011 with no additional charge

    Understanding Dictionary Attacks

    February 4, 2016 • SecurityComments Off on Understanding Dictionary Attacks

    All is quiet in the library. As sleepy hours of research linger on, suddenly, out of nowhere, a rabid librarian appears. With a blood curdling scream, wielding a large dictionary, she bears down on you like a speeding bullet. In the moments that follow you...

  • Gemalto's visa management system simplifies and speeds up the issuance of visas, e-Visas and resident’s permits. (Image: Libreville, Gabon. Credit: Wikipedia)

    Gabon inks deal with Gemalto for visa system

    February 2, 2016 • East Africa, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Gabon inks deal with Gemalto for visa system

    Gemalto, a digital security provider, has been selected as end-to-end solution provider by Gabon’s Department of Homeland Security to supply and implement a fully integrated border and visa management system. The new scheme will strengthen national...

  • Doros Hadjizenonos, Country Manager of Check Point South Africa.

    Namibia still a top target for cybercriminals

    January 29, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Namibia still a top target for cybercriminals

    Check Point Software Technologies has revealed that Namibia was the country most targeted by cybercriminals during December 2015, after being second most attacked in November. Seven African countries appeared among the top 20 most-attacked nations (out of...

  • Zain-15

    Can companies turn BYoX into a competitive advantage?

    December 17, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Can companies turn BYoX into a competitive advantage?

    It’s widely accepted now that employees rather than the business dictate IT policy. Those of your people who don’t like the technology on which your organisation runs simply won’t use it – or won’t use it to good effect. This has a direct negative...

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    DDoS reality check: It can happen to you

    December 2, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on DDoS reality check: It can happen to you

    What makes today’s DDoS threats more dangerous than in the past is the fact that multiple attack types are being used in conjunction with other attack threats. The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) threat has changed to one where the attack types are...

  • Perry Hutton Fortinet

    South African CIOs aware of risk – but haven’t got a plan

    December 1, 2015 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African CIOs aware of risk – but haven’t got a plan

    The new survey from Fortinet, a provider of cyber security solutions, reveals that insufficient wireless security is a concern for 71% of the Information Technology Decision Makers (ITDMs); hardly surprising given that 29% of the enterprise wireless networks...

  • Nigeria

    Top 7 tips to protect yourself from cybercrime

    November 26, 2015 • Lists, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 7 tips to protect yourself from cybercrime

    Security software, processes and systems are not enough to beat cybercriminals. They’re clever, they’re focused and they have time. South Africa is one of only 28 countries to have a cyber-security policy in place, but it is widely criticised. We...

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    Parents under pressure to protect both young and old online

    October 28, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Parents under pressure to protect both young and old online

    New research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International reveals that 28% of parents in South Africa feel they have no control over what their children see or do online, with 41% concerned that their children’s Internet-dependency is becoming an addiction. Added...

  • ESET

    ESET announces East African expansion

    September 28, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ESET announces East African expansion

    ESET, a global leader in security software for over 25 years, has announced the opening of their Kenyan office under the management of Bruce Donovan, with a focus on business development, channel sales, marketing and distribution. Kenya is recognised as the...

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