New communication channels and cloud computing changing the way we work

1 Oct

5g communication channels

Things have changed in the business landscape over the years, and it’s all thanks to IT development. Gone are the days when a consumer reached for a landline phone to make contact with a store or service provider. Nowadays, consumers turn to mobile phones, iPads, tablets, laptops, and even desktop computers before they give their […]

What Exactly are Cybercriminals Looking for?

25 Sep

cybercriminals

South Africa is not experiencing Cybercrime for the first time. In fact, the general population and businesses have been hearing about cybercrime – and been adversely affected by it – for many years. Have you ever wondered if you have what a cyber-criminal is looking for? Are you computing habits and behaviours putting you at […]

Keeping you in touch with the top tech gadgets in 2019

17 Sep

2019 top tech gadgets

New tech is exciting – there’s no denying that. While there seems to be a new tech frenzy and influx every year (it seems like every few minutes actually!) it can be hard to keep up with the top tech gadgets to hit the market. Want to know what’s the latest in summary for 2019 […]

Is digital currency an alternative solution in fighting financial crime?

11 Sep

digital currency

When you think of the central banking system and the South African Reserve Bank, you probably picture physical cash, notes and coins. You may have heard, earlier this year, that the country announced that the Reserve Bank was open to the idea of digital currency. In the release, the Reserve Bank stated that it believed […]

Black Friday 2019: The good, the bag, and the ugly

3 Sep

Black Friday

On Friday 29 November 2019, Black Friday will once again be taking over our lives – even if only for the day! Love it or hate it, like most everyone else, you are probably cautiously waiting for the ‘never to be seen again’ sales and ‘rock-bottom’ deals to hit the online world, but just how […]

Joburg Residents Left in the Dark after Ransomware Attack

27 Aug

Ransomware attack

At the end of July, prepaid electricity users in Johannesburg found themselves without power and unable to buy power. So, what happened? A ransomware attack was what brought a major prepaid electricity provider to its knees. A ransomware attack is a cyberattack that accesses essential systems and files and encrypts them. Once encrypted, the files […]

Blame it on AI | Who or What is an ML Forensic or Ethics Investigator?

20 Aug

Blame it on AI

When AI (Artificial Intelligence) and ML (Machine Learning) hit the market and became all-encompassing, there was widespread interest from the consumer and business markets. Everyone wanted to get their hands on the latest AI and ML tech and for good reason. Unfortunately, that excitement and trust in the technology has quelled greatly as data breaches […]

Future Trends & Themes Emerging from the RSA Conference 2019

13 Aug

Cybersecurity themes

Cybersecurity experts flocked to the RSA Conference 2019,  hosted in Singapore from 16th to 18th of July. Several resources have described this years’ conference as “a success with thought-provoking and useful topics”, and the attendees all seem to agree. Strong Themes at RSA Conference 2019 At past cybersecurity conferences, it seems that participants mainly focused […]

Has Your Website Been Hacked? Here’s what to Do

6 Aug

Has your website been hacked?

If you own a website, you might be worried about getting hacked. When a website is hacked, it’s normal to feel a sense of panic. Unfortunately, the worst has happened, and you have lost your website, your data and probably the very link between yourself and your customers. The best piece of advice to give […]

The Challenges of Mobile Device Management in a BYOD Culture

30 Jul

own devices

Office spaces are out, and Cloud business spaces are in! With so many businesses turning to cloud computing and remote-based services, there’s been a definite demand for high-quality mobile devices. And when a company has a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) culture, there’s a need for strategic mobile device management. Why Businesses Need Mobile Device […]