Govt acquires stake in ICT services firm
GOVERNMENT, through its wholly owned enterprise Zarnet, has acquired a controlling 51 percent stake in fellow information communication services provider, Portnet. The acquisition of Portnet gives Government, including parastatals and State enterprises, an alternative local provider of Systems, Applications and Products (SAPs).
Cybercrime Bill set for Parly
I guess everyone with the slightest bit of appreciation of technology will agree that our country’s laws haven’t caught up with the changes that have been happening in the tech space. A lot of cases that we’ve seen being handled in court rely on laws that are not specific enough to identify when a crime has been committed and in some instances downplay the potential damage that a perpetrator might have caused.
5 reasons why e-learning startups fail in Zimbabwe
I co-founded Big Brain Zimbabwe in 2013 and was involved in a number of e-learning projects in Zimbabwe. I have watched other entrepreneurs trying to venture into the education sector, coming in with amazing technological solutions with the potential for great impact which can improve the studies of ordinary Zimbabwean students.
Average cost of cyber-attacks doubles to £1.46m
The cost to businesses of hacking attacks and security breaches has more than doubled in the past year, according to a new government report. The average 'starting costs' for a major security breach at large organisations rose to an average £1.46m, up from £600,000 last year.