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 users to...

Cryptomining, cloud malware doubles

Cyber-criminals are aggressively targeting organisations using cryptomining malware to develop illegal revenue streams, while cloud infrastructures appear to be the growing target among threat actors. These are among the findings from Check Point Software...

‘No choice but to move forward’, says Obama

Former US President Barack Obama has called on the world to cling to the freedoms won by icons like Nelson Mandela. Obama delivered the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, in partnership with the Motsepe Foundation, in Johannesburg yesterday (17 July), ahead of Mandel...

Gaming comes into the mainstream

Video gaming is no longer a niche activity enjoyed by a few away from everyone else - the $30-billion gaming industry is solidly in the mainstream and growing fast. In 2017, more people watched esport's "League of Legends" finals than the US's football and baseball...

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 more...

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...

Massive investment into African fintechs

Close to $100-million of fundraising has been injected already in 2018 into Africa's bourgeoning fintech and mobile payments sector, with a significant amount of capital still to be deployed this year, and prospects for the sector looking bullish, according to...

Robotics, drones spending to reach $201,3bn

A new update to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Robotics and Drones Spending Guide forecasts worldwide spending on robotics and drones solutions will reach $201,3-billion in 2022 and achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19,6%...

Vodacom claims to be SA’s fastest

Vodacom is claiming the title of South Africa's fastest 4G network and overall fastest network, based on test results from two independent analyst groups. Ookla, a global Internet testing, data and analysis firm, has confirmed results from the second quarter 2018...

3D printer shipments dip for the first time

Shipments of Personal/Desktop 3D printers saw their first ever year-on-year drop in Q1 2018 with 3% fewer printers shipping globally than in Q1 2017. Conversely, the Industrial/Professional segment saw its third consecutive quarter of year-on-year growth with printer...

How to unlock the magic in digital transformation

Kathy Gibson is at Software AG Innovation Day in Illovo – Talking about digitalisation is all very well, but organisations have to be able to unlock value. “I believe magic happens when you take things that are previously disparate and put them together to they make...

Van Coller takes the reins at EOH Holdings

Stephen van Coller has been appointed as the new CEO of EOH Holdings. This follows the announcement of 27 June, where EOH Holdings outlined a new strategy centred on reconfiguring the group into two distinct and independent businesses, EOH and Nextec. The two entities...

Cryptomining, cloud malware doubles

Cyber-criminals are aggressively targeting organisations using cryptomining malware to develop illegal revenue streams, while cloud infrastructures appear to be the growing target among threat actors. These are among the findings from Check Point Software...

Global funding for SA agritech startup

Cape Town agritech startup Aerobotics has successfully closed its Series A funding round with a raise of approximately $2-million. Major investors in the round include the Nedbank Group, US Ag-Tech Venture Capital Fund AgFunder, US-based AngelList and South...

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Axiz joins Ixia Channel Xcelerate Partner Program

Axiz has joined the Channel Xcelerate Program of Ixia, a Keysight business, as a distributor to offer enterprise customers and service providers application performance and security resilience solutions that validate, secure, and optimise physical and virtual...

Brad Pulford is Dell EMC channel & distribution GM

Brad Pulford has been appointed as its new channel and distribution lead at Dell EMC South Africa. Pulford, well-known in technology and business circles, has been with Dell EMC for more than a decade and previously led the company's enterprise solutions group as its...

Mimecast opens early adopter program

Mimecast has announced the launch of its early adopter program after conducting a successful private beta for the new Domain Name System (DNS) Security Gateway solution. The Mimecast DNS Security Gateway cloud-based service guards against malicious activity initiated...

Collaborative learning with Epson’s ultra-short-throw projectors

Epson's latest education projectors bring learning to life, with the new laser EB-710Ui, boasting ultra-bright 100-inch Full HD images and finger-touch interactivity, while the EB-696Ui - one of 11 models in the new EB-600 series range - promises everything from full...

Datatec’s Analysys Mason acquires AMI-Partners

Datatec's global specialist consulting and research firm Analysys Mason has acquired New York headquartered AMI-Partners. AMI-Partners, founded in 1996, is a SMB ICT focused global research and consulting firm that specialises in go-to-market (GTM) opportunity...

Break the seesaw of usability and security

There are two things we have been hearing a lot about in 2018: security and usability. By Brendan McAravey, country manager at Citrix South Africa The launch of the iPhone about 10 years ago helped start a revolution in how we access data. It not only set a new...

Organic growth of cloud expected to increase

There is still a lot for local businesses to learn about cloud before they see the true benefits, according to Andrew Cruise, MD of vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider Routed. Not a 'one-size-fits-all' solution, Cruise says that a cloud strategy is different...

The evolution of the claims handling process

Technology has come a long way in terms of the efficiency in handling healthcare claims since the early 1990s. Through the development of specific coding systems and ever more advanced rules engines and algorithms, artificial intelligence and human clinical expertise...

Sophos Intercept X for Server blocks cyber attackers

Sophos has announced Sophos Intercept X for Server, next-generation server protection with predictive deep learning technology that provides constantly evolving security against cyber threats. Sophos' deep learning neural networks are trained on hundreds of millions...

SARS creates tax loopholes

When is a SARS tax court case win a loss for the fiscus? By Jean du Toit, attorney at Tax Consulting SA After the recent SARS court case, dealing with the taxable income of foreigners working in South Africa, it is hard to argue that no-one is working harder than SARS...

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