Category archives for: IT Security

New biometrics ecosystem tackles identity theft

IDECO

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IDECO, the South African biometrics innovation leader, has unveiled its next generation identity assurance ecosystem aimed at curbing rampant identity theft costing organisations billions annually. The new Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) ecosystem, designed to deliver fraud-proof trusted identity authentication, has been launched at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) […]

What South African companies must know about GDPR, POPI

Cleo Becker

By Cleo Becker –THE conversation around data has become increasingly complex – with multiple pieces of data-focused legislation in play, companies no longer need to simply know how to unlock the value in their data, but also how to make sure they remain compliant. With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on […]

Juni Yan appointed BT Security Vice President

Juni Yan, newly appointed BT Group Vice President for security in Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA)

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BT, the telecommunications company, has announced the appointment of Juni Yan as Vice President for security in Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA). In her new role, she will be in charge of all aspects of BT’s cybersecurity business in the region. Yan is based in Hong Kong […]

Research suggests rampant rise in cyber attacks

WannaCry

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THERE is a marked increase in new and enhanced malicious tools sophisticated threat actors are using to target businesses . The trend has been noted in the Kaspersky Lab’s latest quarterly threat intelligence summary. Kaspersky highlighted such threats to include three zero-day exploits and two unprecedented attacks: WannaCry […]

Women keen to disrupt male dominated ICT sector

Standard Bank Top Women Conference

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE forthcoming Standard Bank Top Women Conference  scheduled for next month would explore strategies how women can thrive in male-dominated industries. The event is scheduled for Johannesburg on August 16-17. World-renowned South African HIV/Aids research pioneer Doctor Glenda Gray and Deputy Minister in the Department of Telecommunications and […]

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