Wednesday , 12 December 2018

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  • Hackers lurking as festive season nears

    Hackers lurking as festive season nears

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - BUSINESSES and homeowners have been urged to secure their information and communications technology (ICT) networks in order to thwart hackers during ...

  • Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

    Brexit slows down IT spending in EMEA

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SPENDING on information technology (IT) in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions is projected to total $973 billion in 2019. This represe ...

  • Winners feature highly in AfricaCom award nominations

    Winners feature highly in AfricaCom award nominations

    by  AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SOME perennial favourites are shortlisted for the annual AfricaCom Awards set for Cape Town later this month. Among the multiple nominees are Econet ...

  • Varsities at mercy of rampaging cyber criminals

    Varsities at mercy of rampaging cyber criminals

    by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG - ACADEMICS must be careful when online following the detection of multiple cyber attacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries, inclu ...

Data security non-negotiable to thwart cybercrime

Data security non-negotiable to thwart cybercrime

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG - AN expert has encouraged businesses of all sizes to put in place modern data security systems to prevent attacks by cybercriminals. The call by exp ...

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Altech Netstar secures eThekwini vehicle tracking contract

Altech Netstar secures eThekwini vehicle tracking contract

DURBAN - ETHEKWINI Municipality has awarded Altech Netstar a three-year contract for the supply, integration and maintenance of a vehicle tracking technology solution for its vehi ...

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Africa trails as hackers play the long game

Africa trails as hackers play the long game

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG - AN executive has raised concern at the continent lagging behind in putting in place necessary plans to respond to rising cyber attacks. Accordin ...

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Scammers’ World Cup campaign unearthed

Scammers’ World Cup campaign unearthed

JOHANNESBURG - A global provider of cybersecurity solutions has identified a phishing campaign linked to the start of the ongoing Federation of International Football Associations ...

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Biometric technology deployed in SA could prove risky

Biometric technology deployed in SA could prove risky

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - THE use of biometrics is set to go mainstream in South Africa, as Home Affairs and local banks roll out major identification projects. However, not ...

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Global roadshow alerts African banks to risks, potentials

Global roadshow alerts African banks to risks, potentials

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A DECADE after the global economic meltdown, the banking sector is under immense pressure to adhere to constantly changing regulatio ...

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Unlicensed software costs rise dramatically in SA

Unlicensed software costs rise dramatically in SA

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - SOUTH African companies paid almost R5,2 million (about 422 000) in damages for using unlicensed software in 2017, up from R3,6 million ...

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Amir Kanaan new Kaspersky regional MD

Amir Kanaan new Kaspersky regional MD

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - KASPERSKY Lab, the global cybersecurity company, has appointed Amir Kanaan as Managing Director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa ...

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Mobile users warned against unprotected communication

Mobile users warned against unprotected communication

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH African cellular consumers have been alerted to the dangers of engaging in mobile-based communications with non- members of the country’s Wire ...

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MTN issues warning on latest OTP scam

MTN issues warning on latest OTP scam

JOHANNESBURG - CUSTOMERS must be wary of yet another scam by fraudsters who con them after asking for their one-time pin (OTP). Once the pin is obtained, the fraudsters are then a ...

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