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Biometrics: the science of security
Biometrics: the science of security

Biometrics has become a rich-and-secure solution that is very much a part of the present, not some distant future. Implementations can be robust, reliable and uniquely coded to the individual, delivering an extra layer of protection for the bank, the business and the individual.

By Greg Sarrail 20 Oct 2014 13:18

Derek Friend
Transforming telco and enterprise ecosystems

Enterprises and carriers continue encountering bottlenecks in traditional service areas, especially long time to market for new services, low resource utilisation, and high OPEX obstacles. Another challenge for both enterprises and carriers is new internet-based business models, customised requirements, and new services. With more cost-effective capacity, owing to innovation, cloud collaboration and the pooling of ideas among key players, people and companies' need to connect in better ways.

By Derek Friend 20 Oct 2014 12:35

10 steps to application transformation
10 steps to application transformation

Applications in business are being transformed at a faster rate than any time in history. According to the 2013 Cisco Global IT Impact Survey, 71% of companies report that IT is deploying more applications than in 2012. Applications and user expectations are becoming more complex.

20 Oct 2014 11:54

Families lose money because of children on the internet
Families lose money because of children on the internet

According to joint research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 18% of users in South Africa have lost either money or important information as a result of their children's online activity. This number suggests that, in addition to the risk of children encountering cyber threats, they can also cause inadvertent problems for their parents.

20 Oct 2014 11:42

Manser to share epic adventure experiences - ITWeb
Manser to share epic adventure experiences

Solo adventurer Riaan Manser is in the speaker line-up at The BlackBerry Experience events in Durban and Cape Town this week.

Issued by ITWeb 20 Oct 2014 10:47

State seeks to build closer ties with media
State seeks to build closer ties with media

President Jacob Zuma says government will establish a platform for members of the media and government to share ideas on a range of issues.

20 Oct 2014 08:28

Give call centre agents a comprehensive, online device support platform
Give call centre agents a comprehensive, online device support platform

Investment in strong online customer-care strategies is becoming an imperative in the mobile operator industry, especially in Africa, where the first wave of smartphone users is on a rapid rise. Nonetheless, customer care agents are not properly equipped to deal with the daily onslaught of enquiries from a broad and growing range of internet-capable devices.

17 Oct 2014 11:26

Importance of IT for automotive industry
Importance of IT for automotive industry

The automotive industry has become increasingly competitive in the past few years with manufacturers and brands jostling for a leadership position in both international and local markets.

By Michael Frans 17 Oct 2014 08:45

Closing the 'mobile' gap in your DR strategy
Closing the 'mobile' gap in your DR strategy

In a data-driven business environment, Disaster Recovery (DR) is critical to ongoing productivity and profitability: the ability to get back up and running quickly after any data loss event, large or small, is absolutely essential to all businesses.

By Fred Mitchell 17 Oct 2014 08:14

Siyanda Cele
Why a responsive website is important

As more people are being glued to their mobile devices, one thing has become clear: mobile is taking over internet surfing. And it's everything from browsing social media outlets to checking emails and doing some online shopping.

By Siyanda Cele 17 Oct 2014 07:52

Mammoth BI conference to bust myths about big data, analytics
Mammoth BI conference to bust myths about big data, analytics

Mammoth BI, a conference with five associated workshops, will be held on 17 and 18 November, 2014, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Themed Big Data in Action, the event will feature global thought leaders and local experts sharing their insights in a new IT conferencing model.

16 Oct 2014 12:26

Brent Lees
Next-gen networking to enable megatrends

While the enterprise looks to disruptive trends, such as cloud, mobility and big data, to drive business innovation and greater revenues, the IT department is well aware that traditional networks and data centres may not be up to the challenge of supporting these new technology demands.

By Brent Lees 16 Oct 2014 11:19

Security awareness training needed in SA
Security awareness training needed in SA

With an ongoing increase in threat vectors, largely brought on by the proliferation of business trends such as cloud computing, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), and the Internet of Things (IoT), security awareness and training is becoming a critical aspect to safeguarding data.

16 Oct 2014 10:43