CIO Zone

Liquid Telecom unveils new cyber security unit

The Pan-African telecoms group adds a cyber security business portfolio to offer end-to-end digital security solutions.


Africa embraces cloud even as security fears persist

While cloud computing is now a standard business tool among African businesses, IT decision-makers remain concerned about the spate of data breaches.


Francois Swart appointed as Vumatel CTO

The 30-year industry veteran is joining the fibre company after a stint with Vodacom, managing the telco’s billing infrastructure.


DevOps: The pillars of operational excellence

When we believe DevOps only relates to technical teams, we underestimate its value and we will never experience its true strength and power.


Fortinet brings best of Accelerate to pan-Africa during first Africa Virtual Security Day

During the first Fortinet Africa Virtual Security Day, international experts will give customers and partners an overview of the key trends and challenges facing Africa’s CIOs, CEOs and CISOs right now


Why are boards still ignoring cyber security?

The CISO can’t manage security all by themselves; they need a little help from the board.


Hire a CISO, don’t just leave it to the CIO

If your board doesn’t understand security, tell them it’s about the business.


Vodacom taps Nedbank for group CFO

The mobile operator appoints former Nedbank exec Raisibe Morathi as its new group chief financial officer, effective 1 November 2020.

Aug 5, 2020

Why your measures of success may lead to your failure

Publish metrics that mean something and contribute to business results. Or don’t publish at all, says Terry White, Netsurit executive consultant.

Jul 20, 2020

CIO challenges in a post-pandemic 2020

There is a real opportunity to drive a faster digital transformation agenda, says Johan Scheepers, country head at Commvault South Africa.


2020 SAICSIT Conference to make its online debut

The ICT industry leaders’ conference will be staged online for the first time in the history of the South African Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists.

Jul 15, 2020

Ex-Hollard, Mr Price CIO turns to online coaching

Antony Hlungwane and his business partner Fiona Millar venture into the online coaching business with new platform, Future Ingenium.