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Twitter bars tactics used by bots to spread fake news

Twitter will no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, in an attempt to curb false news and foreign propaganda.

Absence of blockchain regulation confuses policy-makers


The lack of a regulatory framework in SA to govern blockchain transactions has resulted in many negative implications, says the University of Pretoria's Dr Neil Croft.

Budget: State-owned ICT companies by 2020


The telecoms ministry confirms plans to establish government-owned IT and ICT infrastructure companies in the next two years.

The true value of identity and access governance

When implemented correctly, IAG offers real information security control for the protection of information, says Mobius Consulting.

The hottest GRC topic in 2018

Experts discuss relevant issues that will dominate the local technology arena at ITWeb's Governance, Risk and Compliance 2018 event.

Geekulcha to host second annual SafeHack Hackathon

The Hackathon provides a platform for the youth to build skills capacity in information / cyber security, says Geekulcha.

Regulators want to tame virtual currencies

US lawmakers want new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the crypto-currency emerging asset class.

Reporting data breaches under POPIA has its challenges

The first challenge with incident reporting under POPIA is determining whether or not to report.

Moving GRC to the cloud

Mimecast's Brian Pinnock will be speaking at ITWeb Governance, Risk and Compliance 2018 about the key things organisations should consider before doing this.

SITA challenges ECape's procurement deviations


The agency calls time on being abused for following principled processes, and seeks an investigation into the Eastern Cape's broadband project.