Cyber crime costs industry up to $8trn a year

Cyber crime is costing businesses worldwide between $4-trillion and $8-trillion annually and has the potential to grow 20-fold over the next few years. This is the message from cyber protection company Acronis CEO and founder Serguei Beloussov speaking at the Acronis...

IDC outlines roadmap to recovery

Kathy Gibson reports from the virtual IDC CIO Summit – The world has largely weathered the Covid-19 storm and is ready to start feeling its way to the new normal. That’s the word from Crawford Del Prete, president of IDC, who believes that organisations...

Osiris-REx tags Surface of Asteroid Bennu

Captured on Oct. 20, 2020 during the Osiris-REx mission’s Touch-And-Go (Tag) sample collection event, this series of images shows the SamCam imager’s field of view as the NASA spacecraft approaches and touches down on asteroid Bennu’s surface, over...

Strive for composability to stay resilient and agile

CIOs and IT leaders who use composability to deal with continuing business disruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic and other factors will make their enterprises more resilient, more sustainable and make more meaningful contributions, according to Gartner. Gartner...

What’s in store for etailers on Black Friday?

Despite 2020 being a very tough year for almost everyone, there’s nothing to be gained from not recognising Black Friday and the festive season at large. This is according to Matthew Leighton, spokesperson for local e-tailer, OneDayOnly.co.za, who says that now...

Remote work, e-learning drive 40% notebook growth

Volume sales of notebooks through Western Europe’s largest distributors increased by 40% year-on-year in Q3 2020 as demand for remote-working solutions, e-learning devices and home-entertainment systems remained high in light of the current pandemic, according...