Masana Twala and Emily Brown, the co-founders of ME Data Services (MEDS), believed they had identified an excellent opportunity in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) domain. They were excited to set their idea in motion and, as many technology services entrepreneurs do, they feared that if they did not act promptly they could lose this …
Tshepo Manaka, an analyst programmer in the integration team at Woolworths Holdings, South Africa, was responsible for development and configuration of the DataPower appliance. The DataPower appliance was used for integration of data between Woolworths South Africa and external units; it worked as a multi-protocol gateway.
Colin Thakur, an expert researcher for the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa, ruminated on the recommendation he would make to that committee. The IEC had commissioned him to undertake a neutral comprehensive international study of e-voting implementations and experimentation. His goal was then to advise whether South Africa was in a position to …
Mr Benton Alexander, Director of eHealth in the Eastern Cape Department of Health, reflected on his 20th year in the position. During his tenure, various telemedicine projects had been implemented in the Eastern Cape Department of Health (ECDoH).
The new CEO of a year, Mymoena Ismail, pondered on how to re-invigorate the once dynamic and highly innovative government entity as part of three integrated government entities. The questions at the top of her mind therefore revolved around how to transform the government agency into an agency that prepared South Africans with the new …
This note provides a basic overview of privacy issues, with an emphasis on the implications of the web and social networks.
This note provides a brief description of web application vulnerabilities and preventive measures.
This note provides a summary of disaster recovery with emphasis on information technology disaster recovery.
A technical note framing the different levels at which cybersecurity problems are encountered.
Reprivata developed a cybersecurity solution which could fundamentally change how companies create private, trust-based interconnections with their third-party business partners. Now, how do they attract the right “early adopter” to implement it?