Fax machines open network to attack

Attackers armed with just a fax number can exploit flaws in fax machines to potentially seize control of a company or home network. New research from Check Point Software Technologies shows how organisations and individuals could be hacked via their fax machines,...

Start-up aims to keep men stylish

Crate|ov Clothes is a convenient and easy way for men to shop for clothes without having to set foot in a retail store. Unlike the usual online shopping platforms, Crate|ov Clothes provides you with the opportunity to be dressed by a professional stylist who selects...

How to avoid penalties if you miss an SME tax return

If your small business’s income tax returns are not up to date, now is the time to get your affairs in order. From December, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) will start imposing ‘administrative penalties’ on companies that receive final demands to submit...

Automation drives office creativity, collaboration

Over the past decade, the office environment has evolved with rapid advancements in automation, the Internet of Things (IoT) and voice activation which are all set to play a bigger role in future ways of working. “How we interface with devices in the office has...

Specialist applications to drive demand for 3D scanning in SA

3D scanners are starting to find a market in South Africa, as companies look for powerful and convenient ways to span the gap between digital workflows and the world of physical, three-dimensional objects. The global market for 3D scanners—which HP estimates to be...

The difference between AI myths and reality

There is huge excitement about artificial intelligence (AI), but most organisations are still battling to understand what it really is and how it can add value to their business operations. By Kathy Gibson “AI has a lot of promise and it is going to be everywhere,”...

Fact-based decision-making needed to advance culture of delivery

Did you know that 50% of organisations worldwide don’t have standard processes, process assets and/or job aids? By Steven Ing, head of professional services at SAS According to the Capability Maturity Model Institute, 42% have no established planning process, while...

HAL, please open the pod bay doors

Channelwise talks to Rakesh Parbhoo, CEO of Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, about his views on the intelligent world; where he sees technology playing a role in the future and why we should still tread with caution   What do you think the role of big data,...

3D printing spend to reach $23bn

A new update to the Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC) shows global spending on 3D printing (including hardware, materials, software, and services) growing to $23-billion in 2022 with a five-year compound annual...

Printer sales end 12-month decline

Sales of printer hardware through distributors in Western Europe (WE) during Q2 2018 were up by 3% year-on-year – the only positive year-on-year performance for imaging products in the past year, according to the latest distribution data published by Context....

Five common archiving mistakes

With the rise in ransomware, phishing and other cyberattacks, email archiving has never been more critical. A secure archive is the most important repository of corporate memory, and key insight and knowledge lies within it. It’s also an essential component of an...

Kolok SA transforms delivery capabilities

Kolok, a division of Bidvest Paper Plus, invested in Trackmatic’s Driver-Led Visibility technology to transform operations and improve their supply chain visibility. Since January 2018, the organisation has seen a 39% increase in on-time departures, a 50% increase in...

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