Category archives for: IT Security

South Africa battles increase in ‘dark’ data

Veritas Regional Director for South Africa, Mr David McMurdo

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTHAfrican organisations are struggling more than ever to manage their data. According to the latest South Africa Databerg 2020 report from Veritas Technologies almost half (49 percent) of enterprise data is now considered ‘dark’ (unclassified and untagged). This is an increase from 41 percent since last year. “Business […]

Wave of demand forecast for IT security skills

Think Tank Managing Director, Tebogo Moleta

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A NEW partnership is anticipated to address a surge in demand expected for specialised information technology (IT) security skills in South Africa. Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced its first Fortinet Network Security Academy (FNSA) in South Africa, with Think Tank, a private higher […]

SA receives Chinese boost to contain pandemic

Covid-19 Donation_Chinese Ambassador, Lin Songtian_ Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize_ Huawei SA CEO, Spawn Fan

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A CHINESE technology company and the South Africa-China Economic and Trade Association have donated R3 million (US$170 596) to support efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Southern African country. Huawei Technologies handed over a R1 million donation to South Africa’s Department of Health. […]

MTN SA outlines measures against COVID-19

MTN SA Foundation General Manager, Kusile Mtunzi-Hairwadzi

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has implemented a number of proactive and innovative measures to minimise disruptions for communities, businesses, schoolchildren and families across South Africa in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). Innovations include ding zero-rated channels and free peer-to-peer payments. In addition to the active network monitoring, MTN has […]

MTN waives mobile money fees after Rwanda outbreak

MTN Mobile Money App

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda has waived the costs of Mobile Money (MoMo) transactions to allow customers to use cashless modes of payment as part of measures to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These will be free for the next 90 days as the mobile network […]

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