Cyber criminals shift target to financial advisers

Digital experts have warned that hackers could increasingly target financial advice firms now retail banks are splurging on cyber security to protect customers’ cash. Cyber security has become a hot topic in recent months, with the government launching the National Cyber Security Centre to address weaknesses in the IT systems of financial firms, particularly big …

Vodafone accused of secretly sharing data with British agency: Home ministry

Major telecom player Vodafone has been accused by the Union Home ministry of secretly sharing subscriber data with a British intelligence and security organisation, a charge denied by the company.   According to documents of the Internal Security Division of the Home Ministry, Vodafone is alleged to have given the UK-based Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ) …

Building businesses with Big Data – the African way

Africa’s technology and business leaders have in their hands an unprecedented opportunity to surpass their global counterparts.   If we can harness the vast and growing sources of information known as “Big Data”, members of the C-suite – particularly Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) and Chief Information Officers (CIOs), who increasingly share the responsibility for growth …