Cloud Computing – The Refute

Cloud is great, but when you know what you are doing, think about alternatives (Blippex, 2013). What is Cloud? “The cloud” is a term given to pay as you go – or pay monthly – off premises computing services that provide either hosting or storage to it’s user base. These Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago

Biometric Technology

What is Biometric Technology? Biometric verification is any means by which a person can be uniquely identified by evaluating one or more distinguishing biological traits (Margaret Rouse, n.d.)   Such recognition usually falls into one of the main categories such as: Facial recognition Hand geometry Earlobe geometry Signature comparison Voice Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago

Controlling employee digital access

Organisations of all sizes have taken to controlling what their employees can access in order to conserve computing resources, keep their employees focused 100 percent on the work they were hired to do and to make sure employees performance is high and as productive as possible (Cyberoam, n.d.).   However, Read more…

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Electronic monitoring in the workplace

Electronic monitoring is not a new thing, nor one that only affects the workplace. From closed circuit television (CCTV) in stores and down many streets, to similar surveillance in offices everywhere, we are constantly being monitored in all aspects of our lives.   Why and how employers are monitoring employees Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago