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Data for ransom: Yours

The highest number of data compromises tracked by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) was 1,860, impacting around 300 million people in 2021. Until 2023. The ITRC tracked 3,205 data compromises affecting 353,027,892 individuals at a 72% increase on 2021’s numbers. The hackers are getting in. Which means companies need a strategy to get them […]

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WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT TACKLES PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CHANGES, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Western Cape Government’s 11th Annual Smart Procurement Conference saw 500 provincial and municipal officials and suppliers meet to learn, share knowledge and network. The event’s key focus areas included strategic procurement and public-private partnerships, and the conference explored how these can enhance infrastructure delivery and build strong, sustainable communities. Attendees at this important event […]

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Infobip integrates Google Vertex AI into RCS to offer conversational AI

Global communications platform Infobip now offers businesses and brands access to conversational AI and AI-enabled chatbots on RCS Business Messaging through a new integration with Google Vertex AI. As pioneers in global omnichannel communications, Infobip is leading the market with innovative solutions. As consumers look for a deeper connection with the brands they buy from, […]

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Hybrid enterprises must shift towards cyber resilience to effectively combat modern cybersecurity threats

Since data is an organisation’s most valuable asset, most enterprises aim to activate their data to offer insights and value to their business. However, to do this effectively, they must be able to access, manage, mobilise   protect, and secure the data. In a very legacy-heavy IT world, data lives everywhere, with vast quantities of data […]

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Telecommunications companies need an effective talent strategy to remain sustainable and relevant

The telecommunications industry is rapidly evolving, and the skills gap this has created poses a significant challenge to businesses. The demand for highly skilled professionals continues to outpace the available talent pool, and yet without these skills, businesses will increasingly struggle to remain relevant and sustainable. Addressing this challenge is not only about hiring the […]

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TOP SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE UNPACKS SOUTH AFRICA’S PORTS AND LOGISTICS CRISES, LIFE-THREATENING DRUG SHORTAGES, EARTH-SAVING SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES

The 46th annual SAPICS Conference saw more than 750 supply chain managers from 30 countries across Africa and around the world meet in Cape Town to explore this increasingly important profession’s current challenges and opportunities, to learn and share knowledge. The conference is the leading event in Africa for supply chain professionals. According to The […]

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