Friday , 10 July 2020

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  • SA firms shielded from rising cyber threats

    SA firms shielded from rising cyber threats

    by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – A PARTNERSHIP between a local operator and a web infrastructure company is anticipated to address South African businesses’ vulnerability to the ...

  • 5G earmarked to help combat COVID-19 scourge

    5G earmarked to help combat COVID-19 scourge

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – THE recent launch of fifth-generation (5G) technology in South African is presenting attractive opportunities for consumers, carriers and the inf ...

  • Threat against Africa Facebook users unearthed

    Threat against Africa Facebook users unearthed

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – A French-based anti-fraud firm said it had unmasked malware by digital fraudsters targeting users of Facebook in Africa. Paris-headquartered Evin ...

  • Social distancing gives rise to Self-RICA

    Social distancing gives rise to Self-RICA

    by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – IN the wake of social distancing, South African mobile subscribers can now self-register with the Regulation of Interception and Provision of Comm ...

AI touted as solution to gender based violence

AI touted as solution to gender based violence

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG - AS South Africa marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solution ...

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SA ‘commander’ minister wins for seizing digital revolution

SA ‘commander’ minister wins for seizing digital revolution

by MTHULISI SIBANDA CAPE TOWN - SOUTH Africa’s Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has been awarded an inaugural industry accolade to hon ...

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Major sources of cyber threats in 2020 revealed

Major sources of cyber threats in 2020 revealed

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - A NEW cyber ‘cold war’, fake news around the United States elections and the cyber-attacks on utilities and critical infrastructure are set to be ...

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Cyber crime an unfortunate reality for SA

Cyber crime an unfortunate reality for SA

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH African companies have been urged to embrace new technologies to deal with rising cyber security threats. The encouragement comes in the wake ...

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AfricaCom awards shortlist revealed

AfricaCom awards shortlist revealed

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG - MOBILE network operator, MTN, and technology powerhouse, Huawei, are leading nominations for the AfricaCom Awards. Top honours will be revealed on ...

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Ivory Coast first with tap and go SIM registration

Ivory Coast first with tap and go SIM registration

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG - IVORY Coast is, according to a technology company, the first African country to commence a ‘tap and go’ system for mobile Subscriber Identity M ...

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Lax operators threaten South Africa’s 4IR future

Lax operators threaten South Africa’s 4IR future

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - SOUTH Africa’s participation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is potentially under threat as local information and communications techno ...

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MTN wary of fraud flurry over festive season

MTN wary of fraud flurry over festive season

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG - MTN has warned customers to guard against fraud incidences, which are projected to increase as the festive season approaches. The increase is attri ...

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Naked Insurance wins big at MTN App awards

Naked Insurance wins big at MTN App awards

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG - AN application using cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) and chat-bots to give consumers insurance cover at the touch of a smart-screen ha ...

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Summit sets standards for tech, innovation on Africa

Summit sets standards for tech, innovation on Africa

MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG - EXPERTS are exploring groundbreaking innovation and research to address challenges facing the African continent. The 27 international and local sp ...

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