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ITWeb, VMware security survey: a first in SA

A preview of the results will be revealed at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 in May.

Your business needs a VPN


One of the best ways to protect your data online is with a virtual private network service, says Local Profy.

Google forces pay-wall on ad-blocker users


The Internet giant adds a feature that allows publishers with good ad experiences on their sites to force a pay-wall on ad-blocker users.

Department receives over 140 000 online applications

The Gauteng education department promises to make the online admissions experience problem-free, after some parents encountered hiccups with the registration portal.

'Suspicious groups' splurged on divisive Facebook ads


Most of the political ads about divisive issues that ran on Facebook before the 2016 US presidential election were sponsored by "suspicious groups".

Datacentrix unveils backup-as-a-service offering

It has launched a new backup and disaster recovery-as-a-service offering, providing affordable off-site cloud backups with a high level of data protection.

Tshwane modernises public participation

The provincial government looks to tech-driven channels to encourage widespread public consultation on how the capital should manage its finances.

Cape initiative unlocks R250m to train youth

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative will upscale its tech job training programme to accommodate 3 000 students over the next three years.

SA's mobile Internet users place trust in browsers

13 Apr

One third of the Internet users believe a mobile browser offers more privacy features than a standalone social media app.

Operation Parliament targets MENA region with cyberespionage malware

Operation Parliament represents a new geopolitically motivated attacker that is both extremely active and highly skilled, says Kaspersky Lab.

Airbnb brought billions into SA last year

13 Apr

The home-sharing app generated an estimated R5 billion worth of economic activity in the Western Cape alone last year.

2019 online school registration begins Monday

The Gauteng education department urges parents and guardians to prepare to submit applications for learners' school placement via its admissions Web site.

PayGate further extends reach in Southern Africa

The payment and billing services firm has also introduced an integrated payment platform.