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Legal challenges, opportunies for SA's TMT sector in 2021

Three topics will top the list of priorities for executives in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in South Africa in 2021...

16 hours ago

South Africa: Our heads are finally in the cloud

Most strategic discussions in boardrooms around the world will include cloud-based offerings because the services offered have become fundamental...

By Trent Odgers 17 Feb 2021

Deriving value for safe, smart cities

The mobile revolution in Africa has had a powerful impact on job creation and community development. Now, off the back of this technological leap forward...

By Leona Mentz 16 Feb 2021

5 ways to become POPI compliant before July 2021

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) commenced on 1 July 2020 with a grace period of 12 months meaning that official enforcement will commence on 1 July 2021...

Issued by 1-grid.com 16 Feb 2021

Rica not entirely constitutional - ConCourt

South Africa's Constitutional Court declares certain provisions of the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act, unconstitutional...

By Rui Lopes and Kirsty Gibson 5 Feb 2021

What businesses should know about backups in the cloud

Around the world, Covid-19 has driven a massive acceleration in cloud adoption as moving to the cloud became an essential strategy to ensuring business survival by enabling businesses to operate remotely...

Issued by UpBeet Digital 4 Feb 2021

3 data safe work-from-home habits CIOs should consider

To help organisations set priorities and make decisions that better protect the safety of organisational data, devices and personal information, organisations can empower employees to navigate the change in a way that balances a need for convenience and security by considering habits relating to these three themes...

By Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 4 Feb 2021

Understanding cybercrime's true impact is crucial to security in 2021

Vulnerabilities were exploited to the maximum and there were a number of highly publicised attacks across the globe. However, while this has led to greater awareness of the risks and an increase in caution, businesses cannot afford to let down their guard in 2021...

By Simeon Tassev 3 Feb 2021

Focus on POPIA compliance, data mobility, integrity key in a world with a remote workforce

Most South African businesses traditionally slow down or shut down completely over the festive period, except for retail and hospitality...

By Ian Engelbrecht 29 Jan 2021

4 million IP addresses worth R1.3bn have been stolen, SA companies impacted

The results of an internal audit undertaken by the African Network Information Centre (Afrinic) reveal that over 4.1 million Internet Protocol (IP) addresses have been misappropriated...

27 Jan 2021

Why outdated data protection strategies put businesses at risk

The need to constantly back up critical data is not only now more crucial than ever but also requires that organisations understand the difference between remote and onsite backups...

By Chris de Bruyn 25 Jan 2021

Kaspersky makes threat intelligence reports available for auto industry

Cybersecurity company Kaspersky recently announced that it has launched its tailored threat intelligence (TI) reporting tool for organisations working in the automotive industry...

20 Jan 2021

Top IT security threats in 2021

Looking to the year ahead, we expect the most common form of attack - phishing emails - to increase in both volume and sophistication...

By Anna Collard 20 Jan 2021

Human fallibility remains the weakest link in cybersecurity

If the South African financial industry can learn one thing from Experian's 2020 data breach, it is this: human fallibility is still the weakest link in the fight against cyberattacks...

By Yash Pillay 19 Jan 2021



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