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Why Don’t More Businesses Encrypt Their Emails?

By Randy Battat, PreVeilMost business-to-business communication involves sensitive information – stuff that the parties really don’t want others to know about. Whether it’s contracts,...

Talk to me: Is Voice Control Taking off?

by Fraser AllisonIf unexpected packages start showing up at your door, you might want to have a word with one of your smart devices.Earlier this...

How Online Hate Infiltrates Social Media and Politics

by Adam G. KleinIn late February, the headline of a news commentary website that receives more than 2.8 million monthly visitors announced, “Jews Destroy Another...

The internet meets politics

In thinking about the impact of the internet in politics, we usually consider how social media, websites and other online resources are used as a vehicle of political communication. Yet, its impact as a symbol and a powerful narrative is equally strong

South Africa is on a Cliff Edge – Just as it...

by Jannie RossouwThis article was first published last year as South Africa faced a possible downgrade by rating agenciesCurrent developments in South Africa are...

Are You Really Anonymous Online? Your Friends on Twitter May Give...

by Jessica SuAs you browse the internet, online advertisers track nearly every site you visit, amassing a trove of information on your habits and preferences....

Taking up Running? Here’s What you Need to Know to Make...

by Vybarr Cregan-ReidIf the statistics are correct, many millions of new runners have laced up for the first time in the last few days.If you...

Go Digital, or Prepare To Face Obsolescence

he fight for survival in a digital world will be won by companies who understand what their customers want and who are smart enough give it to them via the device they are most connected to – their phones.

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