SA companies must guard against cyber crime

July 4, 2019 3:07 pm4 comments
Epic ERP Managing Director, Stuart Scanlon

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African organisations must prioritise cloud security amid the spiralling cost of data breaches globally. An industry executive has offered the advice as the cloud becomes an indispensable part of the standard operating procedure required for the digital landscape. Stuart Scanlon, Managing Director of epic ERP, said […]

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Africa’s progress on data privacy under the spotlight

June 28, 2019 4:36 am0 comments
securing data

from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA – AFRICAN governments must enact effective data privacy laws to enhance the continent’s mobile economy fulfill its potential to reach over US$200 billion by next year. This is according to experts as more than 1 000 industry specialists met in Ghana to address the issue of data […]

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Yahoo boys’ costly revenge against Nigeria’s colonisers

June 24, 2019 5:47 am2 comments
Nigeria's 'Yahoo Boys'

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA – FOUR teenage boys are among 11 suspected Nigerian internet fraudsters arrested for allegedly swindling European nationals to gain revenge for defrauding their forefathers during colonialism. Some 18 suspects, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys”, were arrested in total during weekend operations by the Economic and Financial Crimes […]

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