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AI’s doubled-edged sword

AI’s doubled-edged sword 12th June 2024 Artificial Intelligence (AI) has ushered in an era of promise and peril for organisations needing to combat cyber threat actors. As ESET Southern Africa’s chief technology officer, Adrian Stanford, notes: “AI is reshaping the battlefield between cyber attackers and defenders, offering new tools to both sides.” The double-edged generative AI (GenAI) sword can be used by malicious actors to craft sophisticated phishing emails, spam, and disinformation campaigns, amplifying the scale and effectiveness of cyberattacks. […]

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Standardisation for terrific training

Standardisation for terrific training 12th June 2024 With technological advancements rapidly changing the face of work, employees increasingly need to acquire essential new skills, meaning that corporate training is more important than ever before. The results of a 2023 survey by global professional services network Deloitte found that 56% of South African respondents reported that to remain competitive they would need to change the skills of half to all of their workforce in the next three years. Additionally, the LinkedIn […]

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Attract top talent

Attract top talent 12th June 2024 Attracting and retaining top talent is a multifaceted endeavour that requires a strategic and holistic approach. Pienaar Zietsman, chief financial officer at leading payment solutions company Amplifin, comments on strategies to nurture a thriving workforce and drive organisational growth. According to Zietsman, aligning the workforce with a shared purpose and goal is crucial. Companies that prioritise fostering a sense of belonging – where employees’ contributions are valued and organisational values are embraced – establish a solid […]

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