Defend your Data | Cybersecurity

2 Aug

defend your data

Cybersecurity must haves to defend your data If you are a regular reader of our blog, you’ll know that we’ve been  sounding the alarm about the rising tide of cyberattacks targeting SA companies and other institutions. Several large data leaks affecting well-known brands have been dominating the tech headlines since late last year, serving as […]

SA SMES face cyber threats | Cybercrime

26 Jul

Cybercrime: SA companies still at risk Scores of well-known companies across South Africa from ABSA to Dis-Chem, Shoprite to Transnet and many more, have fallen victim to cybercriminals over the past 12 months – yet businesses remain disturbingly unprepared for a cyberattack. We take a look at the latest findings from Kaspersky’s annual cybersecurity survey […]

Tax Season Cyber Scams | Cyberthreats

19 Jul

Avoid SARS impersonators during filing season Filing season for provisional taxpayers is officially underway, and SARS is making it easier than ever for individuals and businesses to comply by making a full range of tax submission options available online. But, like every process that uses web-based technology there’s always a risk of cybercrime and scams. Recently, […]

Ai Aids Conservation | Big Data

12 Jul

AI powers conservation efforts worldwide Saving our planet is the top priority this century and AI is increasingly being used to help organisations around the world achieve their sustainability goals. From preserving endangered species to ensuring adequate food supply in the decades to come, technology is being used in new and creative ways in the […]

Shoprite Data Leak | Data theft

5 Jul

Shoprite the latest victim of data leak crime wave Millions of South Africans trust Shoprite, South Africa’s largest supermarket group, to bring them great deals on groceries and household items. Social media was abuzz in June when the retailer suffered a major data breach exposing personal details of its money transfer clients. The cyberattack carried […]

Kids & Tomorrows Tech | Future Technology

28 Jun

future technology

Here’s how today’s kids see our tomorrow in 50 years’ time Children are the future, but how do you today’s youth envisage the state of the world in the coming decades? A recent survey asked children between the ages of 5 and 11 to make predictions about our planet and society 50 years from now […]

App Entrepreneurs | Mobile App Development

21 Jun

App Entrepreneurs - future farming

Stellies Student Scoops Agritech App Entrepreneurs Award Tech may not be the first thing that comes to mind when most people think about the agricultural industry, but for one Stellenbosch student they couldn’t be more closely linked. Economics student Lunga Momoza recently received the Stellenbosch Network Entrepreneur of the Month award for his app called […]

Processing Business Data Securely | Data security

14 Jun

Processing Business Data Securely

How to process company information and data securely across your business Whether you are a small start-up or a large corporation, data security is an all-or-nothing business, yet many of us assume that having antivirus software and a standard firewall is more than enough to keep our data safe. If your data security measures don’t […]

Self-service IDs | Identity Theft

7 Jun

self-service ids

Self-service IDs and passports: good or bad news? The days of long lines and waiting periods running into months may be a thing of the past at home affairs, following Minister Aaron Motsoaledi’s announcement that the department will open branches in major malls across the country. Home Affairs’ plan includes the introduction of self-service passport […]

Email threat training | Email Cybercrime

31 May

email threat training

Email threat training reduces common threat markets We all receive dozens of emails a day, but could these essential communications be exposing your business to online threats? According to 80% of businesses surveyed by Microsoft earlier this year, the answer is yes. Malicious emails are becoming one of the biggest cybersecurity threats facing businesses around […]