Category archives for: IT Security

Zimbabwe on precipice as cyber laws net first victim

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from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Harare, Zimbabwe Editor-In-Chief HARARE, (CAJ News) – A crackdown following the establishment of the  Ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation in Zimbabwe has driven further a wedge between the administration of President Robert Mugabe and his critics, among them veterans of the liberation war and human rights advocates. The relations have hit […]

SA at par with globe in IT security

IT security

By STAFF REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE information technology (IT) concerns challenges and investment by South African enterprises is closely aligned with those of their international counterparts. This is according to a new global survey by network security specialists, Fortinet. Announcing the findings of Fortinet’s 2017 Global Enterprise Security Survey in Johannesburg this week, Paul Williams, Country […]

Cyber security tightened in Southern Africa

Cyber security

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE distribution of Bitdefender cyber security technology is set for expansion in the Southern African region following the appointment of Rectron to distribute the products. Bitdefender, the leading global cyber security firm, has appointed Rectron as an authorised distributor of its range of consumer products to the region, in such countries as […]

New biometrics ecosystem tackles identity theft


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 […]


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