Author Archives: Tayla Samuel

3CX for Your Business

Easy Installation & Management Are you looking for a modern, feature-rich communication system without all the hassle? With 3CX there is no need to worry about complex and laborious management and installation. It’s quick and easy to deploy, configure and manage users. Installation & Configuration is straightforward with 3CX: Pre-configured templates for easy integration with […]

Making the move to SD WAN for your business.

IntroductionFew terms in networking have generated as much buzz as SD-WAN (or Software Defined Networking in a Wide Area Network). All that buzz has been accompanied by equal doses of useful information and confusing rhetoric. As a result, SD-WAN has grown to mean different things to different people, while some are still trying to figure […]

Riots and looting locations now available on maps

PolicyLab has launched an online map that tracks incidents of violence, looting, arson, protests and other instability during the ongoing unrest in South Africa. The Unrest Map was created by Christopher Wood and Devi Pillay, who produced a dataset of incidents using credible, verifiable reports from the media. “The map aims to provide a high-level overview of […]

6 WhatsApp settings you can change now

With more than 2 billion users, WhatsApp Messenger is the most popular chat app in the world. A study published in the latest Social Media Landscape report by World Wide Worx and Ornico showed that over 93% of Internet users in South Africa between the ages of 16 and 64 use WhatsApp. WhatsApp’s nearest rival in the […]

5 Things that happened in tech this past week.

As things are constantly evolving, changing and growing in the tech industry, it is important to understand the big changes or issues that are currently effecting the tech industry around the world. Heres a look at 5 big topics in the spotlight right now. Apple looking to move from Silicon Valley: Bloomberg reported that Apple is looking […]

Help Beat internet crimes against children

Reports of Internet crimes against society’s most vulnerable have soared during the Coronavirus pandemic. UNICEF and other international child safety organisations have warned that children are at an increased risk of online harm as schools are closed and social contact restricted resulting in children seeking out social interaction online. “When children were sent home from […]

POPIA Compliance- The Consumer Perspective

With the POPIA compliance deadline around the corner, businesses in South Africa are gearing up to ensure that they comply with all the regulations around the protection of your personal data. But, do South Africans really understand the rights and regulations around the use of their personal data? With regards to our consumer data, a […]

Your ISP must now report you for pirating movies and TV series.

Under the Cybercrimes Act, which President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law on Tuesday, Internet service providers (ISPs) in South Africa must now report their clients if they commit any cybercrime using their networks. This includes unlawfully downloading copyrighted content, according to Fatima Kader, a director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr’s technology, media and telecommunications practice. Kader previously […]

Serious penalties for businesses who are not POPIA compliant

Since the POPIA compliance deadline is looming around the corner, many businesses are gearing up to ensure that their business are compliant with the regulations within the POPIA act. The deadline for businesses to be compliant is 1 July 2021. Do businesses really know the risks and implications if they do not meet the standards […]