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Maximising data availability using a multi-cloud approach
Maximising data availability using a multi-cloud approachArticle

The ways businesses leverage cloud to manage and maximise the value of their data continues to evolve...

Trent Odgers 5 Aug 2019

Safeguard your network from attacks
Safeguard your network from attacksArticle

Ongoing vigilance, maintenance of systems and a holistic approach to security remains vital for critical infrastructure entities

30 Jul 2019

How the law affects your rental property, in a nutshell
How the law affects your rental property, in a nutshellArticle

Thinking of getting into the rental business, or already a landlord? Then, you should know that the rental property landscape is becoming more complex by the day...

Natalie Muller 11 Jul 2019

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South Africa's healthcare system lacks real dataArticle

There's a lack of real information from an accessible, sustainable database of clinical procedures and outcomes that informs the quality of healthcare provision in South Africa...

9 Jul 2019

Assessing legal risks in the move to cloud
Assessing legal risks in the move to cloudArticle

With the fourth industrial revolution in full swing, businesses are looking for faster and more efficient ways to service customers. Customers are also increasingly tech-savvy and demand more from their service providers, including quicker access and more tailored offerings...

Wendy Tembedza 3 Jul 2019

Successfully managing risk in a digital world
Successfully managing risk in a digital worldArticle

At a time when IT staff need to deliver on the backup, recovery, and business continuity needs of organisations, decision-makers must be able to successfully manage risk...

Kate Mollett 3 Jul 2019

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New online training portal launched by DMASAArticle

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) has launched a new online training portal, DMASA Academy...

17 May 2019

My prospective employer did what?
My prospective employer did what?Article

In February, the Department of Public Services and Administration Minister released a media statement, allowing for the inclusion of a social media check when reference checking prospective government employees...

Tracy Robbins and Julia Olley 23 Apr 2019

Finalising new DMASA Code of Practice
Finalising new DMASA Code of PracticeArticle

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) has announced that its updated Code of Practice is in the process of finalisation...

15 Apr 2019

Less green through more data protection?
Less green through more data protection?Article

In IT, there are two goals that contradict each other at first glance...

Hayden Sadler 9 Apr 2019

PoPI, social media and influencers
PoPI, social media and influencersArticle

What we all should know and how to make your business compliant...

Johanna McDowell 1 Apr 2019

Your payroll provider might be compliant, but are they honest and transparent?
Your payroll provider might be compliant, but are they honest and transparent?Article

Today, more and more businesses are confidently outsourcing business functions, or parts thereof to service providers whom they trust to do the job faster, more affordably, and more effectively than they can themselves. Payroll and HR is no exception to the trend...

Warren van Wyk 31 Mar 2019

Control+Z your data
Control+Z your dataArticle

As the world celebrates World Backup Day on Sunday, 31 March, it's worth taking stock of archiving...

Brian Pinnock 29 Mar 2019

Achieving business agility by planning for the worst
Achieving business agility by planning for the worstArticle

Business agility has become a critical enabler in today's digital environment...

Kate Mollett 28 Mar 2019

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Regulating telemedicine in South AfricaArticle

Telemedicine services will gain more traction and prominence in the South African healthcare environment in the coming months and years...

19 Mar 2019

Be aware of domain hijacking
Be aware of domain hijackingArticle

Domain names can be stolen, held hostage and used to wreak havoc for a business website owner...

14 Mar 2019

How to optimise your cloud usage
How to optimise your cloud usageArticle

For the longest time, businesses have been involved in discussions around the benefits of shifting their data and applications to the cloud...

Elaine Wang 13 Mar 2019

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Gauteng Health signs MoU with medical aid schemesArticle

The Gauteng Department of Health (GDOH), in partnership with medical aid schemes and their administrators, has officially signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a public-private partnership...

7 Mar 2019

Key features of a formidable data governance framework
Key features of a formidable data governance frameworkArticle

With each new information breach, data governance becomes an increasingly important point of focus for businesses...

Cleo Becker 26 Feb 2019

How data management supports the business in a regulatory environment
How data management supports the business in a regulatory environmentArticle

The past year has been an important period in the timeline of the data economy...

Kate Mollett 20 Feb 2019

How beneficial are local cloud data centres for SA business?
How beneficial are local cloud data centres for SA business?Article

There has been an increase in interest by multinationals in the deployment of local cloud data centres in South Africa over the past year...

Elaine Wang 19 Feb 2019

Cyber security is key to smart metering deployment
Cyber security is key to smart metering deploymentArticle

As adoption of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) becomes more widespread, its appeal to cyber attackers will undoubtedly increase...

Darren Oxlee 15 Feb 2019

Is your organisation ready to comply with PoPI Act?
Is your organisation ready to comply with PoPI Act?Article

According to a Sophos commissioned survey, only 34% of South African organisations are ready to comply with PoPI Act...

13 Feb 2019

How data will drive engagement in HR and Payroll
How data will drive engagement in HR and PayrollArticle

This year, data will become an enabling resource for HR and Payroll departments to fundamentally change how these critically important components operate inside a business...

28 Jan 2019

The customer's journey to the cloud
The customer's journey to the cloudArticle

Migrating to the cloud is no longer the complex process it once was. Thanks to the evolution of technology...

Karl Reed 15 Jan 2019

Pierre Durand, Momentum Consult chief operating officer
#BizTrends2019: Getting back to basicsArticle

The hype surrounding the next big thing in the financial services industry is taking attention away from what is truly of importance...

Pierre Durand 2 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The rise of IT acronyms
#BizTrends2019: The rise of IT acronymsArticle

Acronyms have always dominated in the tech industry, but those that are set to rule the world in 2019 are the ones to remember...

Rowan Fine 13 Dec 2018

SA businesses gains access to key global platforms in 2018
SA businesses gains access to key global platforms in 2018Article

While 2018 has certainly been a seesaw year for South African businesses, there have been significant developments on the IT and connectivity front...

Brian Timperley 7 Dec 2018

Replace your old computers for new equipment
Replace your old computers for new equipmentArticle

Xperien has launched a programme to help companies replace old computers for new equipment free of charge...

27 Nov 2018

Privacy vs Profit: Will 2019 be the year of consumer paranoia?
Privacy vs Profit: Will 2019 be the year of consumer paranoia?Article

On the surface of our tech-dependent lives, all appears to be wonderfully beneficial and benign...

Colin Thornton 26 Nov 2018

#BizTrends2019: SA enterprises turning to cloud adoption to ease security and growth
#BizTrends2019: SA enterprises turning to cloud adoption to ease security and growthArticle

The concept of cloud has fundamentally shifted from a buzzword to an essential business tool...

Niral Patel 23 Nov 2018

The (near-inescapable) cyber risks to South African SMEs
The (near-inescapable) cyber risks to South African SMEsArticle

South Africa is a particularly attractive proposition for cybercriminals. The global Cyber Exposure Index ranks South Africa...

Heino Gevers 9 Nov 2018

British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance
British Airways highlights need for GDPR complianceArticle

Earlier this year, Liberty Life became one of the first global firms to suffer a major breach under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...

Gary Allemann 5 Nov 2018

Yunus Scheepers, CTO: SilverBridge
Opening up the insurance industryArticle

The closed environment, where it's difficult to access contextualised customer information, in which the insurance industry traditionally operates is shifting to a model that's more interconnected...

26 Oct 2018

Amazon Web Services to open data centres in SA
Amazon Web Services to open data centres in SAArticle

Amazon Web Services announced it will open an infrastructure region in South Africa in the first half of 2020...

25 Oct 2018

Simon Colman, executive head: digital distribution at SHA.
What SMEs should know before paying a cyber ransomArticle

Increasingly, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are becoming the target of cyberattacks, yet most are still completely unprotected...

18 Oct 2018

Don't make your data compliance pop - make it POPIA
Don't make your data compliance pop - make it POPIAArticle

Right now, data compliance is top of mind for practically every South African business, and for good reason...

Daniel Lotter 17 Oct 2018

Practices for financial services sector to protect itself against DDoS attacks
Practices for financial services sector to protect itself against DDoS attacksArticle

South Africa's financial services sector is widely acknowledged to be both sophisticated and sound, backed by technology...

17 Oct 2018

Bad data is harming your email marketing efforts: Here's how to fix it
Bad data is harming your email marketing efforts: Here's how to fix itArticle

Bad data can impact everything. From how many people see the messaging you send out to its impact and even your organisation's reputation. Fortunately, cleaning up your data and repairing your marketing efforts isn't rocket science...

Ross Sibbald 16 Oct 2018

SAFPS finds that Protection of Information Act leaves loopholes for fraudsters
SAFPS finds that Protection of Information Act leaves loopholes for fraudstersArticle

As the rate of identity theft accelerates, some have asked how information becomes available to companies...

12 Oct 2018

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Why SMEs should be looking at cyber insuranceArticle

Budgets are tight and owners constantly have to prioritise spending. An expense like cybersecurity and thoughts of the nebulous world of cybercrime might be...

Colin Thornton 28 Sep 2018

Getting SA businesses blockchain ready
Getting SA businesses blockchain readyArticle

While C-suite executives are accustomed to news of revolutionary technology on an almost daily basis, the emergence of the blockchain is arguably a technology that simply cannot be ignored.

Wayne Zwiers 26 Sep 2018

Avoiding the high cost of poor cyber resilience
Avoiding the high cost of poor cyber resilienceArticle

Ransomware attacks are increasing, both in frequency and cost to businesses...

Brian Pinnock 25 Sep 2018

The state of email marketing two months after GDPR
The state of email marketing two months after GDPRArticle

Two months since GDPR was implemented, thousands of sources have published their "expert" advice about the law and how it applies to email marketing. However, much of that is causing a lot of misunderstanding and confusion...

Louise Robinson 18 Sep 2018

Keeping within the boundaries: Ethical marketing automation
Keeping within the boundaries: Ethical marketing automationArticle

Marketing Automation Systems (MAS) might seem like good software to have in order to send out bulk email and/or SMS campaigns. However, it should be so much more...

Gareth Mountain 14 Sep 2018

4 misconceptions about cloud security
4 misconceptions about cloud securityArticle

The widespread adoption of cloud solutions has been driven by the myriad of associated benefits offered...

Christo van Staden 14 Sep 2018

Predicting the big data election race
Predicting the big data election raceArticle

Morne Bekker takes a look at how data miners are able to influence a voter's behaviour...

Morne Bekker 7 Sep 2018

Suffer a data breach and lose up to one third of your customers
Suffer a data breach and lose up to one third of your customersArticle

Findings from a recent survey revealed that 28% of customers have elected to boycott companies that have been shown to mishandle personal data...

28 Aug 2018

Waspa updates code of conduct to reflect malware challenges
Waspa updates code of conduct to reflect malware challengesArticle

The Wireless Application Service Provider of South Africa (Waspa), has updated its code of conduct...

24 Aug 2018

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