Ndlovu Youth Choir opts for dotAfrica domain

Africa not only has talent but its open for business. That's the message being conveyed to the world by the Ndlovu Youth Choir via its https://choir.africa/ online platform. "We congratulate the Ndlovu Youth Choir for representing the promise of the Bright Continent...

Banks gear up to tackle financial crime

A new independent survey by research firm Ovum on behalf of global analytic software firm FICO has found that most banks plan to integrate their fraud and financial crime compliance systems and activities in response to new criminal threats and punishing fines. Ovum...

The link between climate change and fires

Hot and dry. These are the watchwords for large fires. While every fire needs a spark to ignite and fuel to burn, it's the hot and dry conditions in the atmosphere that determine the likelihood of a fire starting, its intensity and the speed at which it spreads. Over...

Trickle-down effect drives sophisticated cyber-threats

By Kathy Gibson - The cyber-threat industry is a massive - and profitable - one and it's getting more sophisticated thanks to a trickle-down effect of advanced nation state tools being made available to serious organised crime groups, cyber-terrorists and others. They...

SA continues economic freedom decline

In the Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) 2019 Report, South Africa ranks 101 out of 162 countries - this is a fall of two places from last year but is a massive fall of 54 places since 2000 when the country achieved a ranking of 47 and was in the top 30% of...

Massive growth in fileless attacks

There has been a surge in fileless attacks designed to disguise malicious activity. Trend Micro's roundup report for the first half of 2019 reveals that detections of this threat alone were up 265% compared to the first half of 2018. The findings in 2019 so far...

iOS users under phishing attack

The number of phishing attacks targeting users of Mac computers, iOS-based mobile devices, and the associated web services ecosystem to lure them into fraudulent schemes has reached 1,6-million in the first half of 2019 (H1-19) - demonstrating that the growing number...

Blockchain set to have a real impact

The business impact of blockchain will be transformational across most industries within five to 10 years, according to the 2019 Gartner Hype Cycle for Blockchain Business. "Even though they are still uncertain of the impact blockchain will have on their businesses,...

Significant increase for notebook PC ODM shipments

The global production volume of notebook PCs by the ODM/EMS industry increased 11,4% year over year to 39,7-million units in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19). According to the latest results from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Notebook ODM QView,...

ITU, Cisco partner on digital skills transfer

ITU, in partnership with Cisco, has launched the Digital Transformation Centres Initiative to equip people with the skills needed to effectively participate in today's digital society and economy. Through the initiative, launched at ITU Telecom World, ITU and Cisco...

Security appliances enjoy double-digit growth

The total security appliance market experienced double-digit unit shipment and revenue growth in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19). According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Security Appliance Tracker, worldwide revenue increased 10,4%...

Business confidence falls to 20-year low

Treasury's economic policy paper has failed to spark enthusiasm, write Lullu Krugel, PwC Strategy & Chief Economist for Africa, and Dr Christie Viljoen, PwC Strategy & Economist. The Bureau for Economic Research (BER) reported on September 11 that South...

IBM unveils z15 with industry-first data privacy

IBM today announced IBM z15, a new enterprise platform delivering the ability to manage the privacy of customer data across hybrid multicloud environments. With z15, clients can manage who gets access to data via policy-based controls, with an industry-first...

Banks gear up to tackle financial crime

A new independent survey by research firm Ovum on behalf of global analytic software firm FICO has found that most banks plan to integrate their fraud and financial crime compliance systems and activities in response to new criminal threats and punishing fines. Ovum...

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Hensoldt creates a unified brand in SA

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Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 expands protection capabilities from Exchange Online to include Microsoft storage service OneDrive. The product prevents malware from infiltrating OneDrive and spreading across corporate networks. This is achieved through...

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Proactive approach with managed services toolkit

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US firms top in cybersecurity M&As

US companies remained the most active investors in the cybersecurity technology space during 2014-2018, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. Of the top five acquirers in terms of number of acquisitions, the top three were headquartered in the US, with...

Kingson revises fund size to $100m

Kingson Fund Two, a high-growth Tech and black-owned SME fund launched in the first quarter of 2019 at R400-million (about $30-million), has been revised to $100-million, due to the enthusiastic investment appetite and committed capital from international investors....

LanDynamix achieves Level 2 BEE certification

LanDynamix has achieved a Level 2 BEE rating for the second year in a row. The company has also revealed the details of the LanDynamix Employees Trust which has been allocated 30% of the shares in the business. Established in 2006 LanDynamix provides cyber security...

Partners put Carbon Tax in the spotlight

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Our client, a global manufacturer based in East London, is currently in the process of establishing a state-of-the-art IT hub / centre, at their East London manufacturing unit. As IT has become indispensable to industry at large; it is imperative that our client...

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Our client, a global manufacturer based in East London, is currently in the process of establishing a state-of-the-art IT hub / centre, at their East London manufacturing unit. As IT has become indispensable to industry at large; it is imperative that our client...

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