While performing a security assessment for one of its clients in the critical infrastructure sector, the Kaspersky Lab Security Services team discovered an important vulnerability. The CVE-2016-4785 vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely obtain a limited amount of device memory content from relay protection equipment. The vulnerability was reported...
A visiting German expert in integrated energy concept development, Prof. Dr.–Ing. Lars Kühl, has cautioned that accurate scoping of requirements and demands is critical and should not be glossed over in the quest for greater energy efficiency. Citing the experience in Germany, where energy efficiency has been on the agenda...
In Niger’s eastern region of Diffa in the south of the Ténéré Desert — a vast sandy area across Niger and Chad up in the Sahara desert — are the ruins of a century-old colonial fort. The area around it, an oasis called Agadem, is one of the sunniest...
Huawei recently participated in the China - South Africa Internet Roundtable where Huawei MD of Enterprise Business Group SA, Du Min, spoke about focusing on ICT Infrastructure and System for a Better Connected South Africa. “The evolution in the ICT industry has shown us amazing possibilities, we saw it grow...
AfricaCom 2015 saw Huawei Technologies introduce two new major solutions and partnerships: The Lampsite Partnership with mobile operator, Cell C was announced and the Telecom Green Energy Solution was introduced to exhibition delegates and media. The Migrate towards Simplicity (MTS) solution which was introduced during the three day Technology Exhibition,...
The world we live in has become increasingly digital and connected, and we now have the ability to collect data from many new sources. Sophisticated sensor technology has given rise to the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication, embedding intelligence, integrating more data sources than ever and providing...
SAP has revealed that more than 15 members of the SAP Advisory Council for Mining are meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, for two days of in-depth discussions on the processes and technologies that will support and drive the digital mine of the future. The advisory council for mining is an...
South Africa remains heavily reliant on traditional sources of power generation – with green energy sources contributing just a fraction of the country’s total power output. However, with immense solar and wind resources at our disposal, SA is ideal for the adoption of renewable energy. From a power perspective, the...
At the XON-NEC Summit, which was held at Sun City in South Africa, IT News Africa interviewed Roger Lin: Director for Product Management at NEC Energy Solutions. During the interview, Lin outlined the features and benefits of the company's latest Grid Storage Energy Solutions as well as how alternative Grid...
Mining firms today are facing a barrage of challenges that only a concerted focus on digitisation can address. Across the broad range of ferrous, non-ferrous and precious metals, commodity prices remain subdued and are unlikely to enter any new growth cycles in the near future. However, the growth cycles in...
The countdown has commenced towards the CIO Mining Africa summit hosted by EnerGlobe Ltd. and supported by IT News Africa as the official Media Partner. This exciting event, the second of this year, will reconvene on the 11th to 12th November 2015 at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice, in...
Due to the success of the first CIO Mining Africa Summit held in Johannesburg in May 2015, increasing popular demand has called for a second Summit which will be held at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice !, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 11th & 12th November. Supported once again...
Mining may be a highly industrial endeavour that hasn’t changed dramatically over the decades, but sophisticated new technologies are starting to play ever-greater roles in improving productivity and miner safety. In the future, the mining houses that are deploying the latest technology in the areas of robotics, sensors, automation, wearables,...
The countdown has commenced until the inaugural CIO Mining Africa summit (www.ciominingafrica.com) hosted by EnerGlobe Ltd. This exciting event will convene on the 21st to 22nd May 2015 at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice, in Johannesburg. This summit specifically targets the African Mining industry aiming to improve the recognition of...
The CIO Mining Africa Summit will be held at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice !, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 21st-22nd May. This landmark event will engage CIO's, CEO's & Ministers for the 1st time, to help educate the industry about the importance of the role of IT in...
China has reportedly donated solar energy kit systems to Rwanda in a move that is expected to bolster the East African country’s energy sector. Rural areas that have no access to the national power grid within Rwanda’s Northern, Southern and Eastern provinces stand to benefit from the 416 pieces of...
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