Dark Web caught selling Covid-19 vaccines and vaccine passports

Covid-19 vaccines, vaccine passports and faked negative test papers are being sold on the darknet. According to BBC Online Report, prices range between $500 (£360) and $750 for dosages of AstraZeneca, Sputnik, Sinopharm or Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Fake vaccination certificates are also being sold by anonymous traders for as little as $150. Researchers say […]

Flutterwave Partners with Paypal to Transform eCommerce Payments for all African Businesses

According to IT News Africa, PayPal has joined forces with Flutterwave to allow PayPal users around the world to pay African merchants through Flutterwave’s platform. This partnership is predicted to be ‘instrumental’ in supporting SMEs and freelancers to conquer the many challenges produced by the extremely fragmented and complex payment and banking framework, and joining them with […]

Top 5 trends in Business and Technology in 2021

Here is a List of our top 5 trends in business and technology so far in 2021: Trend 1: Improved medicine development with newer Covid-19 testing and vaccine development technology Trend 2:  Sustained increase of distant working and videoconferencing Trend 3: Contactless delivery and shipping persist as the new normal Trend 4: Online education and […]

Have you ever wondered how to get rid of those annoying spaces in your Word Document? Try this easy tip:

In business communication it is key to effectively communicate to your employees and clients so to build a solid relationship with them. Knowing how to correctly format and layout your writing can be a useful tool to show professionalism in your writing. Here is a useful and easy tip which we at Mark 5 use […]

Why Your Business Urgently Needs to Upgrade Its Cyber Security This Year

Due to the recent rise in remote business operations, there is a high inflow of technology news which urges all businesses to consider upgrading their cyber security this year 2021 and in the next five years. According to Ken Lamneck from the Forbes Technology Council, preparing employees to work from home has enabled businesses across […]

Critical I.T Skills Every South African Business Requires.

On the 18th of February 2021, the Department of Home Affairs announced its draft of critical skills list for South Africa, outlining the skills which are in limited supply in the country. Amazingly, majority of these skills include information communication technology (ICT). The list includes ICT project manager, ICT security specialist, ICT systems analyst, Network […]

Technologies That Can Make Your Business Grow

What happens when you are finding work harder than it should be in your business? Well, there are several business technologies that can make your company run a lot smoother. Such as: Business Internet: Poor internet connection can even result in a loss in sales. Therefore, investing in high-speed internet for your business will not […]

Improving lives with technology – HSE lighthouse project

The ‘Lighthouse Projects’ are in the clinical disciplines of the chronic diseases Epilepsy, Haemophilia and Bipolar Disorder. The epilepsy Lighthouse project is a partnership between a number of organisations – RSCI, HSE, eHealth Ireland, Epilepsy Ireland, Beaumont Hospital and Ergo. There are many positive outcomes and benefits for patients as well as healthcare professionals associated […]

Tips to make your workforce a security front line

Cyber security is something that is constantly on our mind here at Unit. This is because, according to Bloomberg, cyber security related issues costs companies around $400 Billion a year on average. One of the easiest ways to curb these losses in your business is to train your employees to create a more secure email […]

Scan & index manager delivers productivity at beaumont hospital

Beaumont Hospital is a large academic teaching hospital 5km north of Dublin City centre. They provide emergency and acute care services across 54 medical specialties to a local community of some 290,000 people, while employing over 3,000 staff. The Challenge An inefficient filing system at Beaumont hindered healthcare workers who needed to be able to […]