Category archives for: IT Security

Digital transactions take over Zimbabwe COVID-19 fight

Steward Bank

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – SOME banks and a mobile network operator have shut their branches as digital transactions take centre stage in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Zimbabwe. The move, which discourages the use of cash transactions, also complements an ongoing 21-day lockdown enforced by government to […]

Huawei global revenues up in ‘extraordinary’ 2019

Huawei braves the storm as Europe, Middle East and Africa remains the Chinese technology giant's biggest market outside of Beijing.

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI has reported a 19,1 percent increase in global sales revenue to CNY858,8 billion (US$120,98 billion) in 2019. Its net profit reached CNY62,7 billion and cash flow from operating activities topped CNY91,4 billion, up 22,4 percent year-on-year. Among other highlights, Huawei invested 15,3 percent of its 2019 revenue – […]

South Africa battles increase in ‘dark’ data

Veritas Regional Director for South Africa, Mr David McMurdo

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTHAfrican organisations are struggling more than ever to manage their data. According to the latest South Africa Databerg 2020 report from Veritas Technologies almost half (49 percent) of enterprise data is now considered ‘dark’ (unclassified and untagged). This is an increase from 41 percent since last year. “Business […]

Wave of demand forecast for IT security skills

Think Tank Managing Director, Tebogo Moleta

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A NEW partnership is anticipated to address a surge in demand expected for specialised information technology (IT) security skills in South Africa. Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced its first Fortinet Network Security Academy (FNSA) in South Africa, with Think Tank, a private higher […]

SA receives Chinese boost to contain pandemic

Covid-19 Donation_Chinese Ambassador, Lin Songtian_ Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize_ Huawei SA CEO, Spawn Fan

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A CHINESE technology company and the South Africa-China Economic and Trade Association have donated R3 million (US$170 596) to support efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Southern African country. Huawei Technologies handed over a R1 million donation to South Africa’s Department of Health. […]

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