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SANDF needs to up its ICT game in the face of...

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) needs to modernise its information and communication technology (ICT) and ensure its information systems are secure in...

Hacking “mole” helps FBI arrest Anonymous leaders

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One of the world's most-wanted hackers secretly became an FBI informant last year, providing evidence that led to charges yesterday against five...

Militaries, government agencies can save by piggybacking on commercial ICT infrastructure...

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Militaries and government agencies can save money, time and effort by utilising existing infrastructure when setting up communications networks, says Ericsson. Bilal Zahoor,...

Gijima files urgent application against SITA

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Gijima's dispute with the State IT Agency is "confidential", says Gijima CFO Carlos Ferreira. JSE-listed outsourcing company Gijima has filed papers against...

Cyber warfare market worth US$15.9 billion in 2012

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Global spending on cyber warfare will reach US$15.9 billion next year, up from an estimated US$12.5 billion this year as governments respond...

Legend undergoing Ndlovu test

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Exercise Ndlovu, now underway, is expected to provide the South African Army and Joint Operations (J Ops) Division a first opportunity to...

Police on Parliamentary carpet regarding ICT

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The South African Police Services (SAPS) has allocated more than R3 billion to information systems, and needs to explain exactly how that...

SA’s VASTech helped Gaddafi snoop

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A Stellenbosch engineering firm has been propelled into the limelight as a supplier of telephone surveillance technology to the Gaddafi dictatorship, which...

Hackers don’t need movie magic to wreak havoc

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Evil hackers with state-of-the-art computers gain remote control of a power plant and blow it up, killing many people and threatening more...

MICSSA talks ICT

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is keeping up with the times by increasing the number of technologically skilled personnel among...

Nashua gets R24.1m work extension

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Nashua Communications, part of the Reunert group, has won a further R24.1 million extension to provide the Department of Defence support for...

Recent ICT contracts

Armscor, the state arms acquisition agency, has placed further information and communications technology contracts with the South African defence industry. They are: ...

Airline system fails

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An information technology systems failure at OR Tambo International Airport yesterday kept some passengers waiting to fly on South African Airways and...

Think iT completes R40m IT migration for BAE Systems

Local systems integrator and IT implementation specialist, Think iT Solutions has completed a R40 million technology upgrade for global defence, security and...

DST boosts space and ancillary research

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has announced five new research chairs at universities worth R240 million over 15 years to...

SITA signs $26.7m pax self-service deal in Kenya

Aviation information technology specialist SITA has a won a ten year, US$26.7 million agreement with the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) for a...