South Africa

25May, 2021

South Africa’s Computer Applications Olympiad Extended Until Friday

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South Africa’s annual Computer Applications Olympiad has been extended by a week to allow time for more learners to participate.

The Olympiad, a challenge for those who take CAT or the ICDL or are otherwise computer literate, is a project of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) to encourage the development of ICT […]

28May, 2020

South Africa Falling Behind on Hyper-Automation Trends

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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) adoption is lagging in South Africa, and local organisations must move to organise their processes and start deploying RPA if they are to catch up with growing global progress towards hyper-automation.

This is according to Johan Steyn, chair of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA)’s AI and Robotics special […]

30August, 2017

IITPSA Celebrates 60 Years

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The Institute of IT Professionals of South Africa (IITPSA) this year marks 60 years in 2017 and is planning several events to celebrate its anniversary, including a Gala Dinner in November for its Annual Awards Night.

The IITPSA was founded in 1957 as the South African Computer Society by Cecil John Aspinall along with local members […]

4July, 2016

ACM and IFIP Collaborate on Cybersecurity Education Joint Taskforce

By |July 4th, 2016|ACM, IFIP|0 Comments

The ACM has created a Joint Task Force on Cybersecurity Education, bringing together representatives from IFIP TC11 (WG11.8) with the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS), the Association for Information System’s Special Interest Group on Information Security (AIS SIGSAC) and the Cyber Education project (CEP).

The task force arose out of the foundational efforts of the CEP […]