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CPX Holding and Spire Solutions to collaborate in improving organisations’ cyber maturity

CPX Holding, a UAE-based leading provider of digital-first cybersecurity solutions and services, and Spire Solutions, a leading cybersecurity solution provider and value-added distributor in the Middle East and Africa, have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in assisting organisations along their Digital Transformation journeys. The memorandum was signed at an event in Abu Dhabi […]

Welocalize’s Transforming Talent Programme leverages linguistic talent in Africa 

The future of business and how businesses run is always evolving. An Aflac CSR survey shows that 77% of consumers prefer to buy from socially responsible brands and 73% of investors say Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts contribute to their investment decisions.   One area where organisations can make a positive social impact is talent acquisition, particularly impact […]

Nine in 10 employees in MEA are frustrated by their workplace technology 

Freshworks, a leading software company empowering businesses to delight their customers and employees, has unveiled survey findings that reveal a startling divide between employee expectations and the reality of the workplace technology experience. In the wake of the pandemic, regional businesses have doubled down on Digital Transformation, however, nearly half (47%) of employees in the […]

Next generation insider threat platform

J2 Software, is a security-focused technology business delivering practical, world-class security services and solutions to customer and partner communities. Here, cybersecurity expert and J2 CEO John Mc Loughlin, comments on insider abuse and data misuse in financial service organisations and the steps that can be taken to mitigate against them. Insider abuse and data misuse […]

Uptime Institute survey reveals strong industry growth as operators prepare for sustainability demands

Findings from Uptime Institute’s recent survey highlight the growing, industry-wide need to achieve meaningful efficiency gains, evolve sustainability reporting practices, prevent costly outages and much more. Uptime Institute has announced the release of its 12th Annual Global Data Center Survey. The findings show an industry that is growing, dynamic and increasingly resilient, but still working […]

Consolidation drives telecoms sector

Corridor Africa Technologies is a leading and innovative smart technology and solutions provider headquartered in Centurion, South Africa. We hear from Corridor Africa Technologies, CEO, Matone Ditlhake who comments on the continued consolidation of the telecom sector and the possible impact on competition in the industry. Consolidation continues to drive the telecom sector with most […]

Gartner highlights seven disruptions CIOs might not see coming

CIOs must take time to consider ‘what if’ scenarios to avoid being blindsided by social, behavioural and technological disruptions, according to Gartner. Speaking at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo in Australia, David Yockelson, VP analyst at Gartner, said many disruptions that seem futuristic may be closer than we think. “Disruptions are fundamental shifts that create lasting change […]

Verto partners with Xente to offer seamless cross-border payments to NGOs in Uganda

Verto, a leading B2B cross-border foreign exchange (FX) and payments enabler, has announced that it has partnered with Xente, a FinTech company simplifying finance for businesses in Africa, to offer seamless cross-border payments to Non-Profit Organisations (NGOs) in Uganda.  Businesses can face a myriad of challenges when transacting and conducting business in Africa, including high […]

Global Internet bandwidth rose by 28% in 2022, according to TeleGeography

TeleGeography, a global telecommunications market research and consulting firm, has found that global Internet bandwidth rose by 28% in 2022, now standing at 997 Tbps with a four-year CAGR of 29%. The firm forecasts that the Pbps era will soon be underway.  TeleGeography’s latest Global Internet Geography research tracks the continued return to ‘normal’ from the […]

SANS brings Cyber Safari to Saudi Arabia

At SANS Cyber Safari 2022, participants can learn proactive security strategies to prevent today’s threats from becoming tomorrow’s attacks. SANS Institute, a global leader in cybersecurity training and certifications, has announced the SANS Cyber Safari 2022 training programme to be held at the JW Marriot Hotel Riyadh from October 1 to 13, 2022. Participants will […]

Ericsson L&D helps workforce take on 5G future with Degreed

Ericsson’s learning team needed a solution that could pull together the disparate elements of the Ericsson learning technology infrastructure and at the same time align employee development with the company’s new strategic direction. Peter Sheppard, Head of Global L&D Ecosystem, tells us more about why it chose Degreed to help it achieve this. Challenge New […]

Infoblox’s Cyber Threat Intelligence Report highlights smishing and vulnerabilities in WordPress websites

Infoblox has published its Q2 2022 report, drawing attention to many dangerous malware threats to organisations. The research compiles the main threats and security breaches detected during the months of April–June 2022 and highlights smishing as one of the most prominent forms of attack. Smishing, a cyberattack strategy that combines SMS (short message service, also […]

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