Collaborative security in communities

Communities can fundamentally change the face of crime. Research into communities and crime decline in the American Sociological Review found that for every 10 organisations that focused on crime and community life in a city of 100 000 residents there was a subsequent...

Senior citizens should be using digital banking

While South African citizens are encouraged to remain indoors and work from their homes as a result of Covid-19, research around the world also highlights that senior citizens are among the most vulnerable to the pandemic. This is one of the compelling reasons for...

Get the best out of fibre at home

South Africa’s high-speed fibre optic Internet backbone has improved to the point where some half a million homes have ready access to fibre. With remote working powered by FTTH (fibre-to-the-home) likely to become a more permanent feature of a corporate SA...

A total approach needed for home cyber security

Capitalising on the anxieties and fears caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the past several months have seen cybercriminals increasingly target home networks to steal personal data. By Ryan McGee, head of security solutions at Vox International research shows that there...

Top tips for protecting your child online

The Covid-19 lockdown has seen home schooling become the norm, much to the distress of many parents, children and teachers struggling to manage a new and unfamiliar remote teaching experience. If you are lucky enough to have internet access at home, especially fibre...

Music fans turn to virtual experiences

Self-isolation and social-distancing laws have given rise to new trends in the music industry. In a bid to flatten the curve, fans across the world have substituted live music concerts for virtual alternatives, relying heavily on technology’s ability to recreate...