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SA lacks cyber security culture

The AU Convention shows SA is way behind as far as cyber security is concerned, says professor Basie von Solms.

The AU Convention shows SA is way behind as far as cyber security is concerned, says professor Basie von Solms.

South Africa lacks a cyber security culture, as the country is yet to implement some of the critical policies adopted by the African Union Convention on Cyber Security and Data Protection.

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ISACA SA introduces scholarship programme

ISACA has more than 115 000 constituents across 180 countries. ISACA assists businesses and IT leaders to build trust in, and derive value from, information and information systems. ISACA was established in 1969, and, over the past 45 years, has developed into a trusted source of knowledge, standards, networking, and career development for information systems audit, assurance, security, risk, privacy, and governance professionals. The South Africa Chapter of ISACA has grown to close on 2 500 members.

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World faces dire need for networking pros

Local tertiary institutions are not producing enough ICT graduates to meet the demand for networking professionals, says Cisco.

Local tertiary institutions are not producing enough ICT graduates to meet the demand for networking professionals, says Cisco.

Although there's a general shortage of ICT skills globally, the networking professionals skills shortage is more profound.

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Joburg software centre turns 10

JCSE director Barry Dwolatzky says software development needs to be guided by sturdy principles in an increasingly connected and software-driven world.

JCSE director Barry Dwolatzky says software development needs to be guided by sturdy principles in an increasingly connected and software-driven world.

The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) celebrated its tenth anniversary at an event in Braamfontein on Friday evening.

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UML course targets business analysts

Traditionally, UML courses have been pitched at a highly technical level, says Stuart Macgregor, CEO of Real IRM.

Traditionally, UML courses have been pitched at a highly technical level, says Stuart Macgregor, CEO of Real IRM.

Enterprise architecture solutions vendor Real IRM has introduced a training course designed for business analysts who are required to use unified modelling language (UML).

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Chief Information Officer

Sello Mmakau

Sello Mmakau, CIO at Home Affairs

Sello Mmakau, CIO at Home Affairs, believes resilience to high levels of stress and ability to balance politics and professionalism is imperative for one to be successful in their careers.

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Trainning Millennials

Training Millennials

Forward-thinking training providers have already begun utilising the newest and greatest technologies and are integrating them into their training programmes. These emerging tools offer myriad benefits, from cutting costs; boosting learning outside the physical classroom; and lessening the carbon footprint.

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The IT Degree Disillusionment

CARL RAATH, TORQUE IT

CARL RAATH, TORQUE IT

While the universities are providing the students with an excellent theoretical base, they come short on imparting the practical ICT skills – a critical prerequisite for the job market.

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How are SA’s businesses meeting the perpetual training challenge?

How are SA’s businesses meeting the perpetual training challenge?

Organisations spend a lot of time and money on corporate training, too often with little to show for it. Not enough practical follow up means that many newly-acquired skills are soon lost or forgotten, and the company might as well have poured its money down the drain.

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Meet the new mindset

Meet the new mindset

Meet the new mindset

Anyone still stuck in the industrial age will need a rapid shift in approach to attract and retain the next-generation workforce.

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