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  • IoT Forum Africa 2019 to showcase latest innovations in IoT

    February 5, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on IoT Forum Africa 2019 to showcase latest innovations in IoT

    Internet of Things Forum Africa returns to Johannesburg for the third year on 26 and 27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hosted by IT News Africa, IoT Forum Africa 2019 is shaping up to be bigger and better than...

  • Utility management in East Africa

    December 10, 2018 • East AfricaComments Off on Utility management in East Africa

    Urban areas in East Africa are struggling to meet the high demands for electricity, water and sanitation, and poor, inefficient utility delivery continues to plague countries such as Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Year-on-year urban population growth is adding...

  • The battle for the Edge - IoT to dominate industry-wide and transform businesses

    The battle for the Edge – IoT to dominate industry-wide and transform businesses

    August 25, 2018 • Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on The battle for the Edge – IoT to dominate industry-wide and transform businesses

    It is estimated that in 2018 there will be over 31 billion connected ‘edge’ devices globally, making this year the one where the Internet of Things (IoT) truly begins to dominate. The proliferation of connected devices and the evolution of dumb devices to...

  • Security a top trend for the future of IIoT

    April 17, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Security a top trend for the future of IIoT

    The effects of the Internet of Things (IoT) is something we experience in our everyday lives, with the proliferation of smartphones, cars, thermostats, and even smart refrigerators entering our homes. These smart devices provide us with a rich source of...

  • For a lot of football teams taking part in the 21st edition of the World Cup, cybersecurity has become a real worry for their travelling parties.

    This is how you get hacked

    July 5, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on This is how you get hacked

    Did you know that 56% of all data breaches in 2016 began with a user clicking on a phishing email, giving hackers access to a corporate network? Everyone has something of value to a cybercriminal. Don’t take the bait – always stop and think before you...

  • Smart City

    Forget the Smart City, time to think about the smart Smart Citizen

    April 7, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on Forget the Smart City, time to think about the smart Smart Citizen

    By 2050, it’s expected that nearly 80% of South Africans will be living in urban areas. This massive acceleration in rural-to-urban migration was highlighted recently by Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Andries Nel*. For South...