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UJ’s computer science and software engineering academy turns 50

One of SA’s first independent computer science schools, the Academy for Computer Science and Software Engineering, celebrates 50 years.

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Oct 31, 2018

UJ prof joins WEF's cyber security council

Professor Basie von Solms is one of the 19 international cyber security experts invited to join The Global Future Council on Cybersecurity.

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Sep 12, 2016

ISACA SA Chapter presents 2016 Annual Conference

The theme for the 2017 conference will be: "A world of opportunities".

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May 28, 2015

Nigerian cyber crime net widens

Perpetrators in the West African country are repeat, unrepentant offenders, says EFCC's Abdulkarim Chukkol.

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May 27, 2015

SA lacks cyber security culture

Government is doing nothing to prioritise cyber security on a national level, says professor Basie von Solms.

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May 19, 2015

SA security policy trails Africa

Local policies on e-commerce, cyber crime and cyber security have been largely fragmented.

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May 15, 2015

Cyber security needs coordinated approach

A national cyber security initiative requires coordination between private and public sectors, says professor Basie von Solms.

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Apr 21, 2015

Cyber security skills shortfall a 'national emergency'

South Africa cannot defend itself due to a lack of cyber expertise.

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Oct 3, 2014

IITPSA names national representative to IFIP

Prof Basie von Solms has stepped down this year, and the IITPSA has appointed Prof Rossouw von Solms as his successor.

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May 29, 2014

Basie von Solms: Offence the best form of defence

Cyber attacks have become so sophisticated that being only defensive means losing the war, says UJ.

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May 23, 2014

Cyber crime swoop 'a milestone'

This week's international cyber fraud ring bust marks the first major cross-border collaborative operation involving the Hawks.

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May 9, 2014

Infosec sea change coming

New attack modes and strengthening of the cybercrime industry mean information security must undergo major change, say experts.