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Data management helps control foodborne disease

Data management helps control foodborne disease

Recent attention around the Listeriosis outbreak has highlighted the necessity for increased digital communication and data storage to eradicate foodborne diseases on a more proactive basis.

Listeriosis was essentially transmitted through the ingestion of contaminated food products, with pregnant women, the elderly and persons with underlying health issues such diabetes, cancer and HIV considered to be high risk cases.

In Johannesburg, the last outbreak took place from August 1977 up until April 1978 with only 14 lab-confirmed cases. The most recent outbreak resulted in over 948 cases – the largest known case on a global front.

According...

The failure to protect your child online is irresponsible parenting

The failure to protect your child online is irresponsible parenting

The Internet can be an unsafe place for a child. Is it not then a parent’s responsibility to protect their child and is the...

The productivity puzzle

The productivity puzzle

Is your small business losing valuable time?

What could your business achieve with an extra 31 hours of productive time each week?

Spend more time cultivating...
Cybersecurity trends –  SA in 2018

Cybersecurity trends – SA in 2018

Cybersecurity is a hot topic in South Africa and in fact, the world over – in the face of recent, highly publicised cybersecurity breaches and the emergence...

Fak’ugesi festival to ignite Jozi

Fak’ugesi festival to ignite Jozi

Africa’s biggest digital innovation festival returns this September.

From 6 to 16 September 2017, the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival will once again transform Johannesburg...

Is next-gen tech risking ISP profit?

Is next-gen tech risking ISP profit?

There is no doubt that technology has helped put the consumer into the driving seat, allowing users to influence the way in which organisations...

7 steps to avoid DDoS onslaught

7 steps to avoid DDoS onslaught

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks continue to evolve at an alarming rate, causing major concern for CIOs, CSOs and CEOs across South Africa,...

SA fears theft of private data

SA fears theft of private data

BT urges companies to be proactive in safeguarding business critical data.

Digital businesses need to adopt a more proactive approach to cyber-security that entails a...

Data quality directly impacts profitability

Data quality directly impacts profitability

Recently, in a landmark ruling, South African courts ruled against the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) in a billing dispute, explains Gary Allemann, MD at...

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