Cyber Security

Online safety is a family matter

Google has a number of tools and apps that parents may find useful

Build bond between science and society

New ideas and technologies can provide solutions but in unethical hands they can be dangerous

Cloudflare ends services for ‘lawless’ 8chan after El Paso massacre

In a blog post announcing the move, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince described the no-censorship site as "a cesspool of hate."

Online nude, offline problem

Send the pic, but take measures to prevent more exposure than you wanted

Huawei defends global ambitions amid Western security fears

The company has been under fire this year, with Washington leading efforts to blacklist Huawei internationally

IMF backs state-issued digital currency

Cryptocurrencies are imploding but Lagarde says central banks should join the fintech revolution

‘Targeted crackdown’ on society

A new report claims the Zambian government is harassing and threatening its critics

Chinese-style ‘digital authoritarianism’ grows globally — study

The annual Freedom House study of 65 countries found global internet freedom declined for the eighth consecutive year in 2018,

If we can’t trust Kaspersky, can we trust Microsoft?

An intelligence agency may still break into software companies to backdoor their software, and probably will.

UCT leads in countering cyberattacks on varsities

"The challenge for university cybersecurity is to govern security in a way that doesn’t hamper research, teaching or learning."

Psychologist RATs on hackers

“We know a lot about real-world criminology. We don’t know anything about cyber juvenile delinquency.”

Cybercriminals thrive on silence

A draft Bill aims to bring the growing threat of cybercrime into the open and provide the legal means to fight it.

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it