Marilyn de Villiers

Open source community should help fight fake news

Making a fake news detection model available as a global open source project means it could be improved by the community to make detection faster, says Aroma Rodrigues, Python developer at a major bank in India.


Open source community should embrace the spirit of ubuntu

Open source is about community, but we in SA are not using it to harness the collective power of communities, says Lucky Nkosi, software engineer at BBD.


Top tech projects that have changed the world

The World Wide Web is the most important project of the modern era, according to the Project Management Institute.


Beware open source vendor lock-in

Delegates at the LinuxConf (ZA) were warned about a new, insidious threat to the open source philosophy and movement.


Will big money destroy the open source dream?

There are indications that this is already happening, according to a new research report into open source trends.


Open Source Week to be marked in South Africa

LinuxConf, PostgresConf and PyConZA take place in Johannesburg next week.


How BPM can help counter deepfake fraud

Deepfake fraud attempts are virtually impossible to prevent, and exceptionally difficult to detect, says Denis Bensch, CIO of FlowCentric Technologie,.


Cloud – a game changer for IT security professionals

CISOs must figure out how to secure and protect the cloud and its consumption.


GitHub acquisition to boost open source security

GitHub has acquired Semmle, a developer of a code analysis engine that helps spot vulnerabilities.

Sep 16, 2019

Tech stars on the Academy’s open source red carpet

Apple and Microsoft join some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry as members of the Academy Software Foundation.

Sep 9, 2019

VOIP phone flaw goes unpatched for a decade

Open source vulnerabilities can lurk in the most mundane systems as was demonstrated recently by McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research team.


Four reasons to use process mining

According to Forrester Research, businesses often have no idea which processes to automate.