Smart homes can help to cut electricity usage

Containing climate change to a 1,5 degree rise in temperatures this century requires action from everyone. And, with South Africa the 12th largest emitter of greenhouse gases worldwide, it’s time for us to do more to reduce our personal carbon footprints. This...

Digital identity and the post-Covid environment

It is well-known that the Covid-pandemic has forced change in many industries and driven digitalisation at a pace faster than anyone could have anticipated, but it has happened at the cost of robust security and digital authentication. The ramifications of this could...

Fight holiday shopping fraud in 2021

Welcome to the holiday shopping season for 2021, the second impacted by the pandemic. By Tj Horan, Fico vice-president of product management Global Supply chain issues and scenes of countless ships waiting to unload their global cargo have certainly reminded us all of...

EV revolution makes no sense without solar

The clock is ticking for the internal combustion engine (ICE), with more than 100 countries and other entities at the recent COP26 climate summit committing to phasing it out by 2035. By Christiaan Hattingh, MD of AWPower Yet South Africa risks missing this wave of...

IT security professionals vital in fast-changing environment

The role of information security professionals has become a critical one as the world enters the second phase of the internet revolution, in which computers run everything and everything is connected. Mikko Hypp√∂nen, chief research officer at F-Secure, says: “We...

The future of SA utility management into 2022 and beyond

Now, more than ever, attention in South Africa has shifted to how best generate electricity at affordable rates and how to optimise utility management during these uncertain times. By Hennie Moodie, new business lead at Remote Metering Solutions The National Energy...