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Is your smartphone helping marketers target you? Take the test
Is your smartphone helping marketers target you? Take the testArticle

The best way to see if your phone is helping marketers target you is by setting up a trap. Here's how to do it...

19 Apr 2021

How to get your Facebook advertising account ready for sweeping changes in iOS14.5
How to get your Facebook advertising account ready for sweeping changes in iOS14.5Article

For most brands and marketers, keeping ahead of an ever-evolving digital privacy landscape is a major challenge. Not only are governments and regulators constantly amending data protection laws, but digital platform companies also often change their rules...

Mario de Lima 13 Apr 2021

#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 3: Crafting a first-party data strategy is more urgent than many think
#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 3: Crafting a first-party data strategy is more urgent than many thinkArticle

This third part of the series looks at what marketing leaders need to consider when crafting a strategy to deal with a more privacy-first future...

Anse Leighton & Andrew Smit 12 Apr 2021

#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 2: A world without cookies? What next?
#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 2: A world without cookies? What next?Article

The second part of this series explores a future without cookies and looks at how we can prepare for it...

Andrew Smit & Jade Arenstein 12 Apr 2021

#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 1: Apple upsets the advertising cart with iOS 14 changes
#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 1: Apple upsets the advertising cart with iOS 14 changesArticle

Steve Jobs once described his views on privacy saying: "Privacy means people know what they're signing up for, in plain English and repeatedly."...

Jade Arenstein and Johan Walters 12 Apr 2021

Wildu du Plessis
#BizTrends2021: Key industry group trends in post-pandemic AfricaArticle

In the midst of the planetary emergency of climate change, Covid-19 is testing modern civilisation's preparedness for shocks, across the spheres of finance, economics and technology; global, national and regional governance; global and population health; social cohesion and food security. This is according to Baker McKenzie's new report, Unprecedented: Converging Crises...

Wildu du Plessis 4 Jan 2021

Poorly implemented tech leads to enforcement investigations at 40% of global companies - report
Poorly implemented tech leads to enforcement investigations at 40% of global companies - reportArticle

A landmark survey of more than 1,500 compliance leaders around the world, including in Africa, has revealed major risks associated with digitalisation, with 41% of those surveyed admitting their organisation has already experienced enforcement investigations...

20 Nov 2020

Rapid digital migration exposes data privacy concerns for children
Rapid digital migration exposes data privacy concerns for childrenArticle

The broad, global migration towards virtual platforms following widespread Covid-19 lockdowns has highlighted the need for the digital privacy of children to be properly secured and protected. With more time spent in the digital world, child exposure to digital marketing is growing rapidly...

13 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: How Simulpass app is resetting expectations for digital privacy
#StartupStory: How Simulpass app is resetting expectations for digital privacyArticle

CEO of Simulpass, Michael Kramer explains how he's working on resetting expectations for digital privacy through this new app...

Juanita Pienaar 1 Jul 2020

Employees are the weak link in cyber security
Employees are the weak link in cyber securityArticle

A report from Kaspersky Lab shows that 90% of corporate data breaches in the cloud happen due to hacker attacks that target employees...

17 Apr 2020

What will happen to digital privacy in the upcoming decade?
What will happen to digital privacy in the upcoming decade?Article

Your data is now everywhere. Your phone. Your smartwatches. Your smart home. And if something goes just a little bit wrong...

Marco Preuss 27 Mar 2020

7 cybersecurity resolutions for 2020
7 cybersecurity resolutions for 2020Article

Cybersecurity is an ever-growing concern for businesses. While their obvious worry is about sensitive data breaches and leaks, cyber weakness also hurts innovation...

9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: It's the year of the gamechangers
#BizTrends2020: It's the year of the gamechangersArticle

The digital and social media marketing landscape is in constant flux due to software updates, changes to platforms and new ways of consuming content...

Zubeida Goolam 11 Dec 2019

Online hackers are selling stolen passport credentials
Online hackers are selling stolen passport credentialsArticle

Identity theft is becoming a popular crime...

21 Oct 2019

5 Common mistakes we all make on social media
5 Common mistakes we all make on social mediaArticle

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are among the top 10 of the world's most visited websites...

16 Sep 2019

Are your kids spending too much time on digital devices?
Are your kids spending too much time on digital devices?Article

A study from Ofcom about children's media usage revealed that parents are getting more and more concerned about the internet...

19 Jul 2019

Would you give up social media to guarantee a lifetime of data privacy?
Would you give up social media to guarantee a lifetime of data privacy?Article

A recent report reveals that 40% of South African consumers would give up their social media accounts to guarantee their data remains private for the rest of their life...

19 Jun 2019

Why South African voters are resisting mobile political campaigns
Why South African voters are resisting mobile political campaignsArticle

Mobile technology will arguably go down in history as the most successful innovation of our lifetime. Mobile devices, especially phones, are ubiquitous in large parts of the world...

Daniel K. Maduku 7 May 2019

How to protect yourself from the latest online security threat - formjacking
How to protect yourself from the latest online security threat - formjackingArticle

The latest Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report lists formjacking as one of the most dangerous attacks in the history of cybercrime...

23 Apr 2019

Facebook quizzes could get your identity stolen
Facebook quizzes could get your identity stolenArticle

What kind of pizza are you? Which Disney pet are you? Which celebrity would be your perfect match?

15 Apr 2019

Incognito Mode - not as private as you think
Incognito Mode - not as private as you thinkArticle

Many people use their browser's incognito, or private, mode to browse the internet privately. However, this mode doesn't actually make them as invisible as they think...

25 Mar 2019

BestVPN aims to provide transparency in competitive VPN market
BestVPN aims to provide transparency in competitive VPN marketArticle

In a world where citizens are increasingly turning to virtual private networks (VPNs), it is becomingly more and more useful to have immediate access to expert advice regarding which VPN provider is the safest and most effective...

Issued by Lebrau Press 19 Mar 2019

Meet your new team member - the room
Meet your new team member - the roomArticle

Digital assistants and smart rooms with environmental systems will soon be so sensitive to our workplace needs that they will feel like conscientious colleagues eager to meet our every command...

Isla Galloway-Gaul 19 Mar 2019

How can you stay secure at your smart home?
How can you stay secure at your smart home?Article

All smart home appliances, such as a smart TV, fridge, or thermostat, can become an easy target for cybercriminals...

14 Mar 2019

NordVPN's 5 cybersecurity predictions for 2019
NordVPN's 5 cybersecurity predictions for 2019Article

Cybersecurity threats will keep getting worse in 2019...

8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The state we are in
#BizTrends2019: The state we are inArticle

The year 2020 is seen as a landmark for various global policy and technology developments, even as the world struggles to recalibrate from the political, economic and socio-cultural upheavals of 2018...

Dion Chang, Khumo Theko 7 Jan 2019

The scary side of emojis
The scary side of emojisArticle

We all love emojis, but scammers are taking advantage of the rising popularity of them...

10 Aug 2018

Privacy - The new luxury purchase
Privacy - The new luxury purchaseArticle

In the wake of the recent Facebook scandal that revealed how Cambridge Analytical had gained improper access to the sensitive, personal information of up to 87 million Facebook users, consumers around the world are waking up to the value of personal privacy...

Bronwyn Williams 20 Jun 2018

Promoting media freedom across the globe
Promoting media freedom across the globeArticle

Deutsche Welle has launched DW Freedom, a project to encourage and protect freedom of speech and media freedoms around the world...

1 Feb 2018

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Wan-Ifra calls on South Africa government to protect media freedomArticle

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) has called on the South African government for renewed solidarity in the wake of threats to media freedom...

8 Jun 2017

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IBM to provide free digital skills training to 25m AfricansArticle

IBM has announced a US$70 million initiative to provide free digital skills training for 25 million African youth over five years...

Gabriella Mulligan 14 Feb 2017

IBM launches free online learning platform in Africa
IBM launches free online learning platform in AfricaArticle

IBM has launched its $70 million (approximately R945 million) digital education initiative, “IBM Digital - Nation Africa”, aimed at building much-needed digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills on the continent...

8 Feb 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
In the Age of Cybercrime, is encryption enough?Article

Many individuals don't fully understand what encryption is and how much privacy it can ensure. As hackers become savvier and consumers remain ill-informed, is digital privacy even a possibility?...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 May 2016

Vinny Lingham
[IAB Digital Summit 2016] Celebrate your day-to-day successes!Article

The IAB Digital Summit 2016 is set to demystify digital and one of this year's most anticipated speakers is serial entrepreneur, 'angel' and 'dragon' ,Vinny Lingham...

24 Feb 2016

First speakers for IAB Digital Summit announced, as tickets open
First speakers for IAB Digital Summit announced, as tickets openArticle

The IAB Digital Summit and Bookmark Awards, being held on 3 March 2016 at Turbine Hall in Newtown, Johannesburg, has announced two top confirmed speakers; Guy Phillipson and Vinny Lingham...

11 Dec 2015

How the African marketing intelligence business has changed in 10 years
How the African marketing intelligence business has changed in 10 yearsArticle

Africa is an emerging business focal point, as global giants wake up to the fact that this is the continent that will provide future growth...

Peter Searll 7 Oct 2014

Invasions of privacy: time to fight back
Invasions of privacy: time to fight backArticle

While a rapt world follows the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, with its impending evidence on cellphone records and Internet browsing habits, the March issue of sci-tech magazine Popular Mechanics explores the growing inroads on our digital privacy.

Issued by Popular Mechanics 4 Mar 2014

Yahoo CEO fears defying NSA on data could mean prison
Yahoo CEO fears defying NSA on data could mean prisonArticle

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer on Wednesday said she feared winding up in prison for treason if she refused to comply with US spy demands for data.

13 Sep 2013

Engage with policy - Europe paving the way to a data-driven economy
Engage with policy - Europe paving the way to a data-driven economyArticle

My main thought after attending the IAB Europe event on privacy legislation in the EU? I am very happy to announce we have two new words to add to our digital marketing glossary, pseudonymous data.

Saskia Delfgaauw, Issued by Incubeta 8 Mar 2013

Kaspersky Lab outlines key security trends in 2012; predicts core threats for 2013
Kaspersky Lab outlines key security trends in 2012; predicts core threats for 2013Article

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Kaspersky Lab's experts have outlined key security trends of 2012 and presented their views on the core threats of 2013. The most notable predictions for the next year include the continued rise of targeted attacks, cyber-espionage, and nation-state cyber-attacks, the evolving role of hacktivism, the development of controversial "legal" surveillance tools, and the increase in cybercriminal attacks targeting cloud-based services.

2 Jan 2013

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