Scopa instructs SITA to end 'corrupt' R900m deal

2017-11-30 21:26

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts has instructed the SAPS and the State Information Technology Agency to terminate multimillion-rand contracts with service provider and supplier Forensic Data Analysis.

SITA admits there was irregularity in SAPS tender allegedly linked to Phahlane

2017-11-08 17:56

The State Information Technology Agency has admitted that a tender for police forensic light sources was irregular and says it has suspended a number of employees after an investigation.

Entry window closing for SA tech awards

2015-10-12 08:48

There are just three days left to enter the 10th annual GovTech awards which will be held at the Durban Convention Centre.

Zuma asks SIU to probe state bodies

2014-07-30 18:19

President Jacob Zuma has asked the Special Investigating Unit to probe a number of institutions for maladministration and corruption.

Concerns over whistle-blowers' safety

2013-06-26 19:18

No suspects have been identified in connection with the hacking of the SAPS website last month, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has revealed.

AG audit slams correctional services

2013-03-06 15:45

A lack of management and a failure to follow prescribed processes characterises many of the contracts awarded to consultants by the department of correctional services, MPs have heard.

Govt websites 'defaced, not hacked'

2012-12-11 10:04

Three government websites that were disrupted by a hacker were defaced and no government information was under threat, the State Information Technology Agency says.

Gijima 'confident' before protector probe

2012-01-23 20:30

Listed IT company Gijima says it is "confident" that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will discover "nothing untoward" during her probe into a multibillion-rand home affairs tender.


SEE: Police officers visited Manchester United's Old Trafford with supplier

2017-11-29 22:16

MPs have been shown pictures of police officers on a trip to Old Trafford with a supplier who has a contract worth more than R900m with the State Information Technology Agency for police equipment.

Website hacks drive government cyber security re-think

2016-04-13 19:54

Hacking of government websites has prompted the State Information Technology Agency to move them to secure web servers.

ANC welcomes probe into state bodies

2014-07-31 14:36

The ANC has welcomed the Special Investigating Unit's probe into a number of institutions for maladministration and corruption.

Petros gets R10m to find 3 stolen laptops

2014-07-20 09:46

Former Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros has been awarded a R10m contract by the State Information and Technology Agency to track down three laptops.

Cops lose whistle-blower info on website

2013-05-22 19:09

Information on crime supplied by whistle-blowers had been downloaded when the official SAPS website was hacked into.

Free State website cost to be probed

2013-03-06 14:17

The Free State will determine whether it received value for money in a provincial government website deal, Premier Ace Magashule says.

Hackers move in for the kill

2012-02-19 16:30

The Auditor-General (A-G) says lax government information technology system security must be tightened up to make it less vulnerable to hackers.

Madonsela tackles home affairs

2012-01-22 20:45

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has started on her next big investigation: a "flawed" R2.4bn tender to revolutionise the home affairs department.

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