Category archives for: IT Security

E-commerce adoption up but security concerns linger

ecommerce computer card

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African consumers are becoming increasingly comfortable making online purchases but safety and security remain a major factor in the adoption of digital payments and e-commerce. This is according to a new report released today by Visa, which indicated a growing number of shoppers are going online to […]

Cyber-attacks, politics impact on Southern Africa firms

Cyber attacks

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – POLITICAL uncertainty through government transitions and large scale cyber-attacks have emerged the key risks for businesses in Southern Africa in the coming year. This is according to specialist global risk consultancy, Control Risks, which pointed out political instability in such countries as South Africa, where […]

Christmas unleashes cyber crooks on online consumers

Hackers

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – CONSUMERS eager to spend on their festive season gift online could be at risk of losing up to R68 228 (over US$12 400) per incident as fraudsters across the world are on the prowl to fill up their own Christmas ‘stockings.’ This is according to a security strategist […]

Scammers devise festive season trickery

Cybercrime

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – CONSUMERS have been alerted to a new banking scam ahead of the festive season. To carry out their devious plan, fraudsters remotely take control of the victim’s personal computer over the internet and gain access to their online banking profile. They are sending unsuspecting consumers fake emails notifying […]

Nominations open for SAP Africa Quality Awards

SAP Africa Quality Awards

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE nomination period for the 2018 SAP Quality Awards in Africa is now open. The awards honour SAP customers who embrace quality in their SAP software implementations and realise great business value through successful planning and execution. “This is an excellent opportunity to get acknowledgment for your achievements […]

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