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Standard Bank moves business to cloud with Moody’s Analytics

Moody’s Analytics, a global provider of financial intelligence, has announced that Johannesburg-based Standard Bank Group has selected the Moody’s Analytics CreditLens solution to digitise and automate its credit processes. Built on the latest cloud-based technology, the CreditLens platform helps financial institutions digitally transform their commercial credit processes to make faster and better-informed credit decisions. Standard Bank […]


Google opens Artificial Intelligence lab in Ghana

Google has opened an Artificial Intelligence research laboratory in Ghana, the first of its kind in Africa. Similar research centres have already opened around the world, including Tokyo, Zurich, New York and Paris, and the tech giant said the lab in Accra would ‘address economic, political and environmental issues.’ Other tech companies, including Facebook, have […]


Kaspersky Lab announces enhancements to APT Intelligence Reports

Kaspersky Lab has enhanced its APT Intelligence Reports with contextual information related to advanced persistent threat (APT) actors and added mapping to the MITRE ATT&CK threat model for previously discovered attacks. These improvements help security operations teams subscribed to the APT Intelligence Reporting service better understand adversaries’ goals, techniques and capabilities. This allows them to […]


Axiz expert on securing an ever-increasing mobile workforce

A company’s best defence against loss of sensitive mobile data through a breach or act of negligence is having an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution. That is according to Adeshni Rohit, Business Unit Manager for Cisco at Axiz. EMM solutions are soaring in popularity. One of the major reasons behind this has been the rise […]


Riverbed expert: SDN adoption in the data centre is gaining strong traction

SDN is now the de facto standard for any networking implementation- be it a greenfield project or a revamp of an existing data centre network. Mena Migally, Regional Director – Territory and Telco for Middle East, Turkey and North Africa (METNA) at Riverbed, tells us SDN adoption in the data centre is gaining strong traction. […]


Schneider Electric announces launch of EcoStruxure IT Advisor

Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has introduced EcoStruxure IT Advisor. Harnessing the power of the cloud, EcoStruxure IT Advisor delivers a simplified way to deploy data centre management that is accessible anywhere and at any-time. Available now anywhere in the world Leading the next phase of Schneider’s expansion […]


One year on, what has been the impact of GDPR on data security?

New statistics from the UK government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) have shown a reduction in the percentage of businesses suffering a cyberbreach or attack in the last year. The 2019 Cyber Security Breaches Survey shows that 32% of businesses identified a cyberattack in the last 12 months – down from 43% […]


Oracle boosts presence in South Africa with purpose-built facility

Oracle has welcomed customers, partners and employees to its new digital era ready office building in Woodmead, Johannesburg. The new purpose-built facility is equipped with new future proof technology to deliver an exceptional experience and better support the Digital Transformation journeys of South African public and private sector entities. This follows the opening of Oracle’s […]


VMware expert on how firms can prevent cloud application attacks

Ian Jansen van Rensburg, VMware EMEA Senior Engineer, tells Intelligent CIO Africa how organisations can prevent cloud application attacks. Recent advances in cloud and mobile computing now make it possible to simplify and more fully automate security. There are two fundamental steps to take – implement cyber hygiene and focus on protecting the crown jewels […]


McAfee MVISION Cloud integrates with Google Cloud platform to offer enhanced security tool

Integration allows for improved security insight for Cloud Security Command Center users.  McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has announced its support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Cloud Security Command Center (Cloud SCC). McAfee MVISION Cloud now integrates with GCP Cloud SCC to help security professionals gain visibility and control over their cloud resources and detect […]


Trend Micro provides flexible security for Microsoft Azure environments

Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, has announced the availability of highly optimised security solutions for Microsoft Azure workloads for its customers in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Trend Micro Deep Security suite takes into consideration that a customer needs to approach cloud security differently than one would traditional security, and is as a result, […]


AfricaOnline Ghana launches high-speed broadband satellite service

AfricaOnline, one of Ghana’s oldest ISPs and a Gondwana International Networks (GIN) subsidiary, has announced the launch of its new JOLA service, a high-speed broadband satellite service powered by Avanti’s HYLAS4 satellite that offers 100% coverage in Ghana through multiple spot beams. The launch opens up new opportunities for delivering on development goals of the […]


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