Mobile users warned to be proactive on security

Mobile users warned to be proactive on security

Malware and ransomware can inadvertently be downloaded from app stores by unsuspecting local mobile users oblivious to the potential threat posed to data privacy and security. SA’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) advises mobile...

Blockchain spending to reach $11,7bn

Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions is forecast to reach $11,7-billion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC expects blockchain spending to grow at a robust pace...

Insurance is missing the true value of blockchain

While commentators often tout blockchain as a solution to the insurance industry’s processing and back-office inefficiencies, they are missing its true potential: blockchain technology allows for the re-democratisation of data – providing access to data...

Meet SA’s PC gamer …

Over one-third of South African gamers consider themselves as mainstream, but roughly the same number play games daily – and one-fifth of them play for between six and 10 hours. According to a study by Clockwork Media, commissioned by Alienware, many of these...

Only 65% of firms have a cybersecurity expert

Despite 95% of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65% of their organisations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner. The survey also reveals that skills challenges continue to plague organizations...