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Perpetrators of cyber crime are becoming more sophisticated in their efforts to steal data. This is the main motivation behind organized, premeditated attacks on global networks claims Christo van Staden, a director at Carrick Holdings, a local provider of IT system security, solutions and services.

One key factor in employee motivation and retention is the opportunity employees want to continue to grow and develop job and career enhancing skills. In fact, this opportunity to continue to grow and develop through training and development is one of the most important factors in employee motivation and retention.

Robert Sussman, joint MD at Integr8 IT, South Africa?s largest privately owned national BEE Information Technology network integration and infrastructure management specialist, is to compete in the ABSA South African Jewish Achievers Awards.

SMC Networks' Paul Luff looks at lack of service delivery and poor management of broadband and related services in our country, a problem near, if not dear, to most of us.

Hundreds of women from all over South Africa braved the early morning cold on Thursday to join Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang on a Health Walk in Pretoria.

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) will host an open information session at its campus in Greenpoint on 10 July - the first of several such sessions to take place around the country. Information on the full range of UCT GSB programmes will be available at the event.

First Lady Zanele Mbeki and Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang will lead a 500-strong women?s walk through Pretoria on Thursday morning to promote good health.

Dr Martie Lancellas, Master Coach, Leadership Facilitator and Managing Director of Strong Foundation, was announced as SA Council for Business Women Businesswoman of the Year: Cape Town (Category: Small business), hosted annually by the Cape Town SACBW branch.

NextGen Training Solutions (a partner of Aptech-Worldwide) is pleased to announce that its training offerings are expanding to include a unique series of courses for executive and managerial training, using models, systems and programmes that have not previously been offered in South Africa.

Preliminary reports of the 2006 antenatal survey has shown a decrease in the prevalence of HIV among pregnant women who use public health facilities.

Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) have been identified as key to service delivery and one of the essential factors in promoting economic growth in the South African economy.

Information communication technology (ICT) research and consulting house ForgeAhead will be sharing their findings from ongoing research into the status and use of ICTs in South Africa, and the rest of the SADC governments on Tuesday.

The Home Loan Guarantee Company, a Section 21 company specializing in the provision of access to housing finance for lower income people, has outsourced the complete management of its network infrastructure and services to Integr8 IT.

South Africa?s Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape has been added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage list, Wednesday.

The digital divide is widely accepted as a major challenge within developing markets like South Africa. As the country prepares to host the Federation International de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in 2010, there is renewed urgency to narrow this digital gap. And it is the revamped outsourcing business model that could very well lead the way in terms of corporate development and digital communications availability.

In this series of three articles written by Sandra Inman, Assistant Managing Director of CBM Training, she explores the significance for businesses to
focus on skills development, and the role of the Unions in the process.
In the first installment, Sandra looks at why it is so important for companies to sign up for training courses...

In the third part of her article on the importance for businesses to
focus on skills development and the role of the Unions in the process, Sandra Inman, Assistant Managing Director of CBM Training delves into the challenges facing businesses looking for training companies, pitfalls to look out for, and Future trends...

In the second instalment of a three-part investigation into the importance of skills training, CBM Training's Sandra Inman looks at why training has become increasingly important in South Africa over the past few years, as well as areas of demand and current local trends...

Shareholders, creditors and other stakeholders in smaller companies in South Africa may be exposed to greater levels of risk if the government goes ahead with plans to introduce an audit exemption threshold, warns ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).

The Business Women's Academy, the first of its kind in the country concentrating on women in business, was launched by USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, in association with HERS-SA. HERS-SA is a leading non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement of women.

Cabinet has approved the implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR) relating to Pandemic Influenza and appointed the National IHR Focal Point to help manage and prevent the spread of such diseases.

In another first for Africa, the UCT Graduate School of Business has been admitted to the International University Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON), a prestigious network of the top business schools around the world.

An AIDS-free generation can be a reality, says United Nations Children?s Fund (UNICEF) acting Chief of HIV and AIDS Doreen Mulenga. "We know what works - so let?s use this knowledge,' she told HIV and AIDS Implementers? Meeting attended by more than 1 500 participants worldwide in Kigali, Rwanda.


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