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Is your money app safe?

18 Sep

Using a money management app these days has almost become the norm, but more and more people are becoming concerned about their privacy and the built-in security that these apps offer. As they should! Saving time and money is the main reason why banking and money apps have become a popular choice not only for […]

We live in a world of information technology overload – is it making you anxious?

11 Sep

We all know the assumed benefits of technology. We can probably even rattle off the benefits like a shopping list. It makes us productive, it puts us in touch with savings, it saves us time and expands our lifespans. Yes, the list goes on and on, but on the other end of the spectrum, we […]

How your internet-connected home appliances can be hacked

4 Sep

Internet security has become a hot topic in recent months with no thanks to a significant ransomware attack which targeted more than 300,000 computers across the globe. With the likes of Britain’s Health Service, US FedEx and the Deutsche Bahn rail network affected, it’s not hard to see why. With so many devices connected to […]

Do You Have a Fear of Automation?

28 Aug

Whether you’re a business owner, self-employed or part of the employee workforce, automation is not something to be scared of! If anything, automation of the future is being designed to streamline and help the workforce, not put you out of work. Despite the fact that a recent multinational study revealed that 210 million jobs across […]

Understand the Threats & Keep Your Mobile Workforce Secure

21 Aug

When was the last time you reviewed your business’s mobile security strategy or your own, personal mobile security, for that matter? While most people are well informed about cybersecurity protection for their computers and laptops, mobile devices are often overlooked. As such they have become a soft target for infected apps, man-in-the-middle attacks, OS exploits, […]

South African Businesses see the Cloud as a Platform for International Expansion

14 Aug

While Cloud computing has experienced a very real boom across African markets in recent years, its benefits are experienced rather differently. A recent research project, known as Cloud Africa 2018, conducted by World Wide Worx on behalf of F5 Network (F5), found some interesting findings regarding three key players in the African market: Nigeria, Kenya […]

IoT scores big question mark as World Cup Soccer enthusiasts argue the point of VAR

7 Aug

If you were following the 2018 Soccer World Cup, you would in all likelihood have noticed that sometimes, referees can miss injustices on the field. And while techies all over the world are saying that technology can be used to reduce these oversights, other sports enthusiasts claim that bringing technology into it will destroy the […]

 3 Lesser Known Online Scams

31 Jul

The internet has changed. Scams and tricks that caught people out years ago just wouldn’t work these days…or would they? The internet is a wonderful place. It can simplify our lives and provide exceptional convenience, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not flawed. Along with the convenience comes the risk. Online scams exist and millions […]

Leveraging disruptive technology to better our world

24 Jul

Who says disruptive technologies have to be used individually? What about pairing them up to enjoy a plethora of benefits? There are 3 technologies that can be leveraged to make the world a better place for all. These three technologies are: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Virtual Reality (VR) Internet of Things (IoT) How can these technologies […]

 A Family Sharing App Might not be so Much Fun When it’s Hacked!

17 Jul

When it comes to apps, both Android and Apple devices have a plethora of options to choose from. For a long time, Apple has been considered a superior service provider, but recently an Apple family sharing app feature has led to some trouble. Actually, it’s led to a lot of trouble as scammers in China […]