Monday , 18 February 2019

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  • Financial sector at mercy of emerging cyber threats

    Financial sector at mercy of emerging cyber threats

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - CYPTOJACKING, encrypted traffic and botnets have been identified as three major attack strategies financial security teams must paying special attent ...

  • French firm enlisted to halt SA cyber crooks

    French firm enlisted to halt SA cyber crooks

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - THE Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (WASPA) has enlisted the services of a global mobile security expert to fight ...

  • Latest poll postponement inflames DRC tensions

    Latest poll postponement inflames DRC tensions

    KINSHASA – THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has plunged further into mayhem after the postponement of elections in some regions, expulsion of a European diplomat and the atta ...

  • Cyber crooks eye jackpot in festive shopping

    Cyber crooks eye jackpot in festive shopping

    by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG  - WHILE a majority of people in South Africa are aware of financial cyberthreats, more than half have had their financial  credentials fall into t ...

Companies urged to double their protection against cyber terrorism

Companies urged to double their protection against cyber terrorism

Simba Rushwaya JOHANNESBURG – FORTINET, a company that develops and markets cybersecurity software, has challenged South African institutions such as banks and the retail industry ...

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Cyber attack leaves CFO sector panicking

Cyber attack leaves CFO sector panicking

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, - SUCH is the extent of the problem that a loss R300 million (20, 376 million) by a leading local bank through a scam, cybercrime has moved up the agen ...

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Cloud innovator of the Year announced

Cloud innovator of the Year announced

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG - AMADEUS, the leading provider of technology solutions for the global travel industry, has won the 2016 Red Hat Innovator of the Year award. This is in ...

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Low incentives see SA’s ICT levels dropping  – expert

Low incentives see SA’s ICT levels dropping  – expert

Simba Rushwaya JOHANNESBURG – WHILE the general notion is that South Africa is advanced technology wise, founder and editor of TechCentral magazine, Duncan McLeod disagrees saying ...

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Gauteng reacts to allegations it stole site idea

Gauteng reacts to allegations it stole site idea

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG - THE Gauteng Department of Education says it is concerned by allegations by a technology company it ‘stole’ an idea for the department’s Admissions ...

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Veeam appoints Schuck as Africa GM

Veeam appoints Schuck as Africa GM

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG - VEEAM, the technology solutions provider, has appointed Claude Schuck as the new regional manager for Africa. Schuck joins Veeam at a time the comp ...

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Security fears hinder Africa cloud adoption

Security fears hinder Africa cloud adoption

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG  - BUSINESSES in the continent have been urged to forego security fears and embrace cloud solutions to enhance productivity. Industry expert, Steven ...

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“Domain wrangle depriving Africa of identity

“Domain wrangle depriving Africa of identity

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG - THE ZA Central Registry (ZACR) has decried its ongoing wrangle with DotConnectAfrica Trust (DCA) as denying Africans an opportunity to identify ...

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Sharing passwords exposes SA to criminals

Sharing passwords exposes SA to criminals

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - NEARLY half of South African internet users are at risk of suffering intrusions by cybercriminals after sharing their passwords. This is according to fi ...

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Fraudsters target Obama’s empowerment initiative

Fraudsters target Obama’s empowerment initiative

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - UNSUSPECTING youths have been alerted to criminals out to dupe them of their money under the pretext of registering them for Young African Leaders Initi ...

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