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R1-billion lost to cybercrime in three years
R1-billion lost to cybercrime in three years

Ethel Nyembe, head of transactional products and services: Business Banking at Standard Bank says that corporate losses due to cybercrime are estimated to be more than R1-billion in the last three years and that it is growing exponentially due to increasing sophistication of thieves.

18 Aug 2014 12:19

Curbing crime at Mall of the North
Curbing crime at Mall of the North

Launched by SAPS and shopping centres in Polokwane, a new initiative is aimed at creating a safer environment for Polokwane residents and visitors alike...

28 Jul 2014 12:25

Electronic visitor management complies with POPI Act
Electronic visitor management complies with POPI Act

The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS) requires companies to keep a register of the entries and exits and a register must be available for inspection...

25 Jul 2014 12:57

3D Secure cardholders increases to 98%
3D Secure cardholders increases to 98%

The registration of South African cardholders to use 3D Secure has risen to 13.1 million or 98% of cardholders who are able to perform secure e-commerce transactions with their cards.

18 Jul 2014 12:08

De Beers probe into data leak is near its end
De Beers probe into data leak is near its end

De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) is close to completing a probe into the leak of sensitive data about its pricing of rough diamonds and details of sales to South African clients, company CEO Philip Barton has said.

By Allan Seccombe 11 Jul 2014 07:56

Can you trust your fridge?
Can you trust your fridge?

Though the thought of your fridge being hacked for anything more than a midnight snack seems bizarre, the growing trend of manufacturing appliances with internet connectivity means that consumers are at risk of a new kind of cyber attack.

30 Jun 2014 15:06

iLegal conference to cover POPI issues
iLegal conference to cover POPI issues

iLegal 2014, scheduled for 5 August 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Rosebank, Johannesburg, will cover critical issues related to surveillance and security. The conference will highlight both legal and practical insights into how the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) affects security operations.

25 Jun 2014 13:35

Excellerate Property Services enhances security interests
Excellerate Property Services enhances security interests

Excellerate Property Services has acquired a strategic interest in Enforce Security Services, which is one of the largest privately owned security services companies in South Africa, with a strong national footprint.

12 Jun 2014 14:15

The blurred lines between hijackings and house robberies - Matrix
The blurred lines between hijackings and house robberies

While a place of residence continues to be the likeliest scene of a hijacking, it is now just as dangerous to exit your driveway as it is to enter. Matrix provides some tips to keep motorists from harm's way.

Issued by Matrix 3 Jun 2014 13:19

Danette Breitenbach
Big Brother is watching

Cyber crime is one of the top 10 risks for any business in the world today but despite this, IT security is often viewed as just a cost to business.

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Jun 2014 06:19

SA introduces measures to alleviate ticket fraud
SA introduces measures to alleviate ticket fraud

As both online and mobile ticket sales grow significantly in South Africa, it is important that consumers be aware of how to safely purchase and transfer their tickets.

2 May 2014 10:07

Brendon Williamson
Selecting online payment methods

Between the traditional web payments and mobile, it seems as if there is a new payment method on the market every week. How do online retailers prioritise integration schedules and decide which payment products suit them best?

By Brendon Williamson 30 Apr 2014 12:57

CGCSA to clamp down on jewellery robberies
CGCSA to clamp down on jewellery robberies

The Risk Initiative of Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGRI) has announced its intention to decrease the number of armed robberies at jewellery stores in 2014, as part of the Jewellery Council Risk Initiative (JCRI), which has stakeholders in the jewellery industry including the Jewellery Council and the Diamond Dealers Club.

1 Apr 2014 12:27

Cyber theft still a reality at POS interaction
Cyber theft still a reality at POS interaction

In most instances, current electronic payment systems are inherently vulnerable to ongoing cybercrime. This means that South African merchants may find themselves exposed to cyber theft if security measures are not improved.

1 Apr 2014 08:56

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