While some companies can be pretty strict about their cyber security policies, and risk that at the end of the day this might be counterproductive, others apply a more flexible approach. The problem with being too rigid is that it could be like trying to control the tide. You might succeed in keeping a part of the shore dry, but you have to be careful with the rising water that might find its way, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET.
By Carey van Vlaanderen 13 Oct 2015 14:08
South Africa's Internet Service Providers' Association's (ISPA) online safety project aims to educate local users about safely navigating the World Wide Web.
13 Oct 2015 13:28
The worldwide web, a place most of us are familiar with, is populated by 2.5 billion people who go online to stay in touch with friends, share ideas with colleagues, find information, entertainment and shopping. The internet was made by people, for people.
By Neil Cameron 13 Oct 2015 12:59
Fuelled by increased competition and digital disruption companies continuously need to innovate to streamline processes, drive down costs and meet client needs, therefore, CIOs globally are prioritising driving innovation through technology. Chief investment officer at Business Connexion, Matthew Blewett, believes a culture of innovation will be key to survival.
13 Oct 2015 12:24
The time has come where I feel we need to take a check point on the industry. Honestly, the telecommunications marketplace is in a place where the technology and options change so rapidly, all of us have to really immerse ourselves in it in order to keep up. With that in mind, here's a look at some of the key challenges facing our industry today as well as some strategies for how to deal with them - but in number 5, I'm going to tell you the absolutely biggest challenge facing our businesses.
In celebration of the 10th year since South Africa's Government Technology (GovTech) conferences were launched, ICT innovators are invited to enter now for the first-ever ICT Public Service Awards, recognising ICT service delivery and innovation that improves the lives of South Africa's citizens. Entries are without charge and must be received by 15 October 2015. The awards will be presented at the GovTech 2015 gala dinner on 25 October.
12 Oct 2015 11:49
Never has bespoke application development, hosting and delivery been more important. Historically, it has not been possible to get the flexibility, speed to market and cost reduction on app development that we enjoy today.
12 Oct 2015 11:25
The introduction of bring your own device (BYOD) into schools is seen as a key learning development tool, where the use of tablets and laptops in education are providing students with an enhanced learning experience and the flexibility to extend their learning outside of the classroom.
12 Oct 2015 09:56
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple rid its App Store of some applications that it said could snoop on people's data and posed a security threat.
12 Oct 2015 08:50
Around 2,000 years ago, Pliny the Elder, a Roman naturalist, scholar, and scientist, wrote: "There is always something new out of Africa." Although he was probably referring to the exotic and strange wildlife, his comments are just as appropriate for the new phenomenon coming out of Africa - high-tech entrepreneurship and an avalanche of start-ups.
By Eran Feinstein 12 Oct 2015 08:27
The latest findings from BMI-T's research on PC, tablet, smartphone and internet usage and activities in South Africa, has been released.
9 Oct 2015 15:33
Entelect was invited to FNB's second annual #FNBCodeFest, an event that sees developers prototyping innovative ideas. The event culminated in a 24-hour coding marathon, turning those ideas into something tangible.
By Doug Crawford 9 Oct 2015 11:09