Category archives for: IT Security

South African mobile users at risk of spies

South African mobile users at risk of being spied at

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A MAJORITY of South Africans use mobile phones to go online but few realise the risk of spying than the gadgets expose them to. According to Google’s Consumer Barometer, for many people in South Africa, internet access is mobile-phone-centric, with 69 percent of users using the mobile phone more often than computers […]

Technology anticipated to eradicate rampant poaching

Technology to spike rhino poaching in South Africa

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME 8 000 rhinoceros have been killed- including 508 last year- since the start of the poaching epidemic a decade ago. This makes South Africa one of the most hostile for the endangered species, with one of the highest poaching rates in the world. With the world now […]

SA industrial facilities at risk of cyber attacks

From left, Thuli Mgwebile, business development agent at GECI South Africa and Mike Bergen, GECI representative in South Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AN international cyber-security specialist has warned South African stakeholders to step up their efforts to mitigate risk posed by online attacks, sabotage and espionage impacting industrial and mining facilities. GECI has issued the warning as it launches its portfolio of cyber-security solutions in South Africa. South Africa is the […]

Intellectual property protection vital in digital world

Intellectual Property

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – WHILE much attention is placed around the legal aspects regarding intellectual property (IP), companies and individuals need to consider the security ramifications as well. This is according to a technology executive ahead of World Intellectual Property Day on Friday. “Intellectual property runs the gamut of trade secrets, trademarks, […]

Call centre to address KZN social ills

KZN MEC for Social Development, Mrs WG Thusi

from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban DURBAN, (CAJ News) – COMMUNITIES in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province are now able to utilise technology to report matters relating to social crises to the government. This follows the launch of an initiative, the Call Centre, by Vodacom and the Department of Social Development. It is anticipated the facility would […]

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