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How employees hide hacks

-July 17th, 2017

Employees hide IT security incidents in 40% of businesses around the world (this figure is 48% for South African businesses) – according to a new report from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International.

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SA Drone industry could reach R2bn

-June 28th, 2017

The Drone industry is poised to make a multibillion rand contribution to the country’s beleaguered economy, a leading economic expert revealed during an industry conference.

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Phishers now steal plans

-June 23rd, 2017
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Attackers behind a recent surge in phishing and payment-interception attacks on industrial companies are also stealing victims’ project and operational plans, as well as diagrams of electrical and information networks, according to a report by Kaspersky Lab.

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Smart sales dip in Africa

-June 14th, 2017

Africa's mobile phone market started 2017 off with a drastic quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decline according to the latest figures announced by International Data Corporation (IDC).

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PCs keep falling

-June 12th, 2017

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market experienced a decline of -8.8% year on year in Q1 2017, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC).

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New malware infects 250m

-June 6th, 2017
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Check Point Threat Intelligence and research teams recently discovered a high volume Chinese threat operation which has infected over 250 million computers worldwide.

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Execs get into blockchain

-May 25th, 2017

In the largest study to date among C-Suite executives seeking their perspective on blockchain, one third of almost 3,000 executives surveyed are using or considering blockchain in their business.

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SA behind in SDN

-May 23rd, 2017

Software Defined Networks is taking the world by storm as organisations seek greater control over their data centre. However, research has shown that South Africa is behind the adoption curve, writes JOHAN DE VILLIERS, Managing Director, First Technology.

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MWEB now part of IS

-May 19th, 2017

Internet Solutions has finalised its acquisition of the business of MWEB Connect, through parent Dimension Data. This follows the announcement by IS in December last year that the company had entered an agreement to acquire the business of MWEB.

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SEACOM boosts undersea cable speed

-May 17th, 2017

SEACOM had made substantial investments in expanding its network infrastructure during 2016 and plans to significantly upgrade network bandwidth in 2017 to cater for the growth of big data, the cloud and video. 

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