Jeremy Daniel

Q&A: The tech challenges facing South Africa's home-delivery boom

Explosion of data causes tech and legal challenges for African banking

Explosion of data causes tech and legal challenges for African banking

Banking industry insiders have lessons learned for any tech leader struggling to manage the growing volume of data enterprises are gathering as more business is transacted online throughout Africa.

Old Mutual CISO Kerissa Varma on the burning need for women in security

Old Mutual CISO Kerissa Varma on the burning need for women in security

Cybersecurity needs women, says Varma, the first president of the Southern Africa branch of Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS). Here's why women should push for security jobs, and some advice for everyone in the field.

Remote work pressures Africa tech leaders to set MDM, BYOD policies

Remote work pressures Africa tech leaders to set MDM, BYOD policies

The move to remote work has put more pressure than ever before on tech leaders in business to establish mobile device management (MDM) and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies. BYOD is not for everyone — companies need to weigh pros...

Interest in data science education explodes in Africa in wake of pandemic

Interest in data science education explodes in Africa in wake of pandemic

More and more academic institutions, as well as a few global technology giants, are offering data science courses in Africa with the express purpose of solving African problems. In the process, they are creating a new and exciting...

Court ruling to halt South African spectrum auction thwarts 5G rollout

Court ruling to halt South African spectrum auction thwarts 5G rollout

Pretoria High Court decision to halt auction is the latest delay in making spectrum available for 5G services.

Data protection laws in Africa: What you need to know

Data protection laws in Africa: What you need to know

African countries are slowly but surely implementing data protection laws, with much credit to the EU’s GDPR. Here what IT leaders in business need to know.

Top African data breaches: The threat landscape changes

Top African data breaches: The threat landscape changes

The massive move to remote work in the wake of the pandemic has security professionals scrambling, as the threat landscape changes in sub-Saharan Africa.

African 5G networks roll out, but network deployment hurdles remain

African 5G networks roll out, but network deployment hurdles remain

5G was a hot topic at the recent AfricaCom, with industrial enterprises cited as early users. But wide geographical coverage is still at least several years away. Here's what industry insiders said about the promise of 5G and hurdles...

Q&A: Altron's CIO takes leadership lessons to a managing director role

Q&A: Altron's CIO takes leadership lessons to a managing director role

The new managing director of Altron Group's Karabina unit, Collin Govender, talks about leadership lessons learned as a CIO that he can carry into his new role, the advantages Africa has when it comes to deploying emerging tech, and...

Nigeria Data Protection Bill aims to reinforce information security rules

Nigeria Data Protection Bill aims to reinforce information security rules

Nigeria's Data Protection Bill 2020 builds on the current Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), proposing a new Data Protection Commission and new strictures to ensure that data processing in the country conforms to...

How Yoco saw a South African fintech opportunity, and built a business

How Yoco saw a South African fintech opportunity, and built a business

The point of sale and mobile payment startup is helping businesses get up to speed to accept diverse payment types, and is now looking to expand across the continent.

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