Category archives for: IT Security

Technology is disrupting the gambling industry

Gambling, file photo

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AS gambling gets more diverse and adopts new technologies, regulators and stakeholders have initiated dialogue to ensure an effectively regulated and economically sustainable industry in South Africa. This has been the prevailing theme at the just-concluded National Gambling Board’s (NGB) conference held in Pretoria under the theme, “The […]

Tech-savvy youth to plug Africa cyber skills gap


by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – YOUNGSTERS have been encouraged to consider taking up cybersecurity focused careers to address the widening skills gap and tackle unemployment. The call comes as the globe marks World Youth Skills Day, celebrated annually on July 15. It signifies a day where rising unemployment among the youth is highlighted and […]

Huawei allocates $2 billion to address cybercrime

Liang Hua, Chairman of Huawei

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI is to invest US$2 billion within the next five years to enhance software engineering capabilities towards tackling cyber security and privacy challenges. The Chinese-based company disclosed the investment in its 2018 Sustainability Report published last week. It is the 11th such publication. Huawei stated a fully connected, intelligent […]

AI primed to aid SA war against criminals

Artificial Intelligence

by MTHULISI SIBANDA Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A LOCAL facial recognition start-up believes artificial intelligence (AI) will play an ever-increasing role in South Africa’s war on crime. The projection comes after the country was ranked the 37th most dangerous in the recently-released Global Peace Index (GPI). “A key factor in making South Africa […]

Sudanese internet shutdown causes stir

Internet blockade

from RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM, (CAJ News) – HUMAN rights experts have criticised a shutdown of the internet by the military administration in Sudan amid tensions in the Northeast African country. The internet blockade is seen as part of a campaign by the administration to quash dissent despite an agreement reached with civilians […]

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