Women in Tech

Mentors and Sponsors

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Mentors and Sponsors for Women in Tech

A mentor will help you skill up, while a sponsor will help you move up. And finally a mentor will give you perspective, whereas a sponsor will give you opportunities. Take some time to reflect whether you have a mentor or a sponsor, and how the support that they are providing is aligned to what you wish to achieve.

Data Protection

The Challenge of Covid19 tracing apps in the South African context

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Nobukhosi Dlamini challenge of contact tracing apps

The Minister of Communications painstakingly assured the public that these measures were aimed at curbing the spread of the virus and not to spy at citizens or violate privacy. The Minister was quoted as saying “In a situation like this, individual rights do not supersede the country’s rights. The most important and critical right is ensuring the safety of South Africans”. This statement seemed to imply that data protection is a trade-off the Minister was ready to make in the quest to implement the contact tracing strategy

Data Protection

Seven tips to achieve GDPR compliance

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Nobukhosi Dlamini discusses seven tips to achieve GDPR compliance

I always get questions from people who are looking for the top tips that they can implement in their business to move closer to achieving GDPR compliance. There is no short cut towards compliance however, there are some fundamental principles that businesses can start to implement in line with GDPR requirements. These are seven high level tips that can help you move towards GDPR compliance

Women in Tech

Retention of women in the tech sector

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Nobukhosi Dlamini on the retention of women in Tech

There is a shortage of skills in the tech sector, and women are far outnumbered by their male counterparts. The tech sector is still struggling to attract women into the industry, and furthermore struggles to retain those who do enter. In this video Nobukhosi Dlamini discusses what are the main contributors to women leaving the industry and what actions employers can take to retain women in tech sector.

Cyber Security

The trouble with Zoom

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Zoom has become one of the most popular video conferencing platform during this global pandemic. However, this app has been called out for having close to every possible security threat that it could have, all the while breaking common cyber security and personal data privacy protocols along the way. We discuss the issues with zoom and viable alternatives you could use to replace it

Cyber Security

The dangers facing children on the internet

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We have decided to host a two hour Bahati Tech workshop online to assist parents with practical strategies on how they can keep their children safe online. I hope you will watch this video and realise the dangers that minors face on the internet. Do book your ticket, and if you do need support or assistance, please reach out.

Cyber Security

Cybersecurity tips for keeping your business safe during Covid19 pandemic

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Cybersecurity tips for keeping your business safe during Covid19 pandemic

There’s been a rapid increase in ransomware attacks and phishing attempts since the spread of Covid19 around the world. Cyber criminals are using this pandemic to target vulnerable people who are seeking for legitimate information on how to deal with the pandemic. In this video I raise awareness and discuss some tips that business owners can use to protect themselves and their businesses from these threats at this time.