Category archives for: IT Security

Africa’s female innovator of the year shortlist out

AfricaCom 2019

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE shortlist for the inaugural Female Innovator of the Year award, an accolade that recognises the contribution made by women in the telecommunications and technology in the industry, has been released. Twelve women are contesting the award. They are Amanda Louw Bester (Founder and […]

Major sources of cyber threats in 2020 revealed

US President Donald Trump with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A NEW cyber ‘cold war’, fake news around the United States elections and the cyber-attacks on utilities and critical infrastructure are set to be sources of major cyber incidents and technical developments next year. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, has […]

Cyber crime an unfortunate reality for SA


by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African companies have been urged to embrace new technologies to deal with rising cyber security threats. The encouragement comes in the wake of cyber criminals recently hacking the website of the City of Johannesburg, while the country’s bigger banks have also had their systems compromised at some […]

AfricaCom awards shortlist revealed

AfricaCom 2019

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, MTN, and technology powerhouse, Huawei, are leading nominations for the AfricaCom Awards. Top honours will be revealed on November 13 in Cape Town. The awards are a highly-respected extension of AfricaCom, the world’s largest Africa-focused technology, telecommunications and media event. AfricaCom will take place in the […]

Ivory Coast first with tap and go SIM registration

Axon Wireless Chief Executive Officer Justin Lipshitz

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IVORY Coast is, according to a technology company, the first African country to commence a ‘tap and go’ system for mobile Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card registration. South African firm, Axon Wireless, has launched the scheme, which would enable mobile users to comply with Know Your Customer (KYC) […]

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