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Industry Insight - Top IT security threats in 2021

By Industry Contributor 21 January 2021

2021 will bring a tipping point for passwords, cloud jacking to emerge as a new risk, and zero trust as the default position as cyber risk grows dramatically in 2021, according to Anna Collard from KnowBe4 AFRICA. FULL STORY >

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Nclose achieves ISO 27001 Certification

By Staff Writer 27 November 2020

Cybersecurity technology and services provider Nclose has received its ISO 27001 certification, enabling the company to demonstrate that it manages IT risk in accordance with best practices. Nclose explains why it is a valuable pursuit for other small and... FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Navigating risk into a post-COVID new normal

By Industry Contributor 4 June 2020

Having rushed to keep the remote lights on in the early stages of lockdown, organisations must now change their focus to mitigating a plethora of risks emerging out of the pandemic chaos. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Underestimating risk leads to significant financial mistakes

By Staff Writer 22 April 2020

Andile Solutions explores risk management in new webinar series, explains how companies can avoid making, and repeating, common mistakes. FULL STORY >

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Gartner urges organisations to mitigate geopolitical risk

By Staff Writer 20 November 2019

Fears of geopolitical instability may impact the global offshore services market, as sourcing, procurement and vendor management executives review their options to mitigate risk. FULL STORY >

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Pepkor division looks to SAS RTDM for robust analytics solutions

By Press Release 22 July 2019

Risk is one of the largest challenges that any company has to face, and being able to reduce risk as much as possible is one of the most critical actions a company must undertake. Pepkor explains why it has deployed SAS Real-Time... FULL STORY >

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Data breaches are putting digital transformation strategies at risk, finds Kaspersky Lab

By Press Release 30 May 2018

Latest Kaspersky Lab study finds data breaches now cost enterprises in the META region (Middle East, Turkey and South Africa) about $1 million. FULL STORY >

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Is cybercrime costing banks more than money?

By Opinion 7 November 2017

By Sanjay Vaid, Director of Cyber Security and Risk at Wipro Limited FULL STORY >

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Cyber security insurance – the missing link in business financial wellness

By Press Release 31 October 2017

In the age where knowledge and information is currency, where organisations will soon be subject to regulations such as the Protection of Private Information Act in South Africa, General Data Protection Regulation in... FULL STORY >

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South Africa’s Risk Managers missing a trick

By Press Release 31 July 2017

South Africa’s risk managers – in fact, risk managers worldwide – are missing a trick in the wake of recent ransomware attacks such as wannacry, Petya and NotPetya. FULL STORY >

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Data centres in the cloud: what’s the risk to your business?

By Press Release 8 November 2016

the power of computing is moving to the cloud. You don’t need a powerful, clunky machine anymore because data is being accessed through even more powerful infrastructure built around the incredible processing power that now exists... FULL STORY >

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The need for modernised South African cybersecurity laws

By Press Release 22 June 2016

Despite four pieces of legislation and one policy to combat cybercriminals, BDO's Graham Croock and Phukubje Pierce Masithela Attorneys' Lucien Pierce believe SA is still lacking in terms of cybersecurity law. FULL STORY >

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Testing to mitigate the risk when disaster strikes

By Staff Writer 30 September 2015

South African-based companies know the impact that external factors can have on data centres all too well FULL STORY >

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Gartner says organisations must invest in three risk principles to increase trust and resilience

By Staff Writer 29 September 2015

Gartner, Inc. today said organisations must invest in three risk disciplines to increase trust and resilience FULL STORY >

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Social media websites place consumers at an increased risk of theft

By Staff Writer 16 September 2015

According to the 2015 SA Social Media Landscape report, more than 11.8 million South Africans were registered and active on Facebook in 2014 alone FULL STORY >

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