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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 […]

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 […]

 SA’s new Cybercrimes act | Cyber Threat

24 May

new cybercrimes act

Navigate the cyber threat landscape with SA’s new Cybercrimes Act A rising wave of cybercrimes has prompted the government to pass sweeping new legislation that’s designed to protect individuals and businesses from the illegal acts of cybercriminals. SA’s Cybercrimes Act, which was recently passed by parliament, gives law enforcement authorities greater powers to investigate online […]

Data is your responsibility | data backup

17 May

data is your responsibility

Make data your responsibility 365 days a year Today, productivity is taking place in the cloud more than ever before. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a time when we used to rely on physical storage like hard drives to keep our data safe. Switching to cloud-based apps and online backup for business and personal […]

Zero Trust Principles | Data Security

10 May

zero trust principles

Defining “zero trust principles” There’s an old saying in business: trust but verify. When it comes to the safety of your data, “don’t trust until you verify” may be the safest policy your organisation can pursue. The COVID pandemic instigated a hybrid work environment that required businesses to take a critical look at their cybersecurity […]

Mitigating Data Leaks | Part 2

26 Apr

mitigating data leaks

How to Reduce and Mitigate Data Leaks In the first article about data leakages, we took a deep dive into the causes and consequences that follow when private information from your business gets into the wrong hands. Preventing unauthorised access to privileged information is essential for every company in the digital age. In this article, […]

Understanding Data Leakages | Data Leaks Part 1

19 Apr

data leak

Understanding Data Leakages – Part 1 Cybercriminals are responsible for a huge amount of data-related crimes every year – but they aren’t the only ones responsible for the loss of sensitive business information. A data leak, which is often the result of employee carelessness or weak IT security policies, can cause crucial information to flow […]

Common WhatsApp scams | Mobile Apps

12 Apr

WhatsApp Scams

Most common WhatsApp scams – How to avoid them Millions of people use WhatsApp to communicate every day, but recently, users of  this essential app have been falling prey to scammers. The latest scams vary from promises of a weekly return on a specified donation to notification of the death of a family member who’s bequeathed […]