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
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
In a special edition of the Daily Maverick's Election Edition of The Gathering, top politicians Zille, Gigaba, Ramphele; top trade unionists Vavi, Jim, and more - including the ANC's biggest pain, Thuli Madonsela - will be grilled by Daily Maverick and eNCA editors. And you can be there...
25 Mar 2014 09:13
Here are six risk assessment questions you need to ask.
By Brendon Williamson 20 Mar 2014 11:15
Retailers moving into the online space for the first time face risks that do not exist in the bricks-and-mortar world and they need to ensure they are well protected.
By Brendon Williamson 4 Mar 2014 10:53
Security rules for online credit card payments are being tightened, with global associations fulfilling their first priority of protecting their own customers, the credit card holders, from any financial loss if their card data is stolen or hacked.
By Peter Harvey 22 Jan 2014 10:50
Payments Council International Payment Terminal Security (PCI-PTS) and Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) Level 1 and 2 certifications have been granted to Emerge Mobile for its mobile point of sale (MPOS) payment card acceptance solution.
16 Jan 2014 16:27
According to the 2012 Norton Rose Fulbright cybercrime report, South Africa is ranked the third worst globally for cybercrime, data security and forensics experts. To protect retailers against cybercrime, which costs South Africa an estimated R1 billion a year, Foregenix Security Essentials (FSE) offers a bundle of services.
15 Jan 2014 10:43
Shoppers must take steps to minimise their risks, as thieves and con artists come out in their numbers to relieve the unsuspecting and unaware of cash, cards and goods, during this week, as everyone rushes to finish last-minute purchases.
23 Dec 2013 10:42
As more shoppers go online this festive season, here are five safety tips for secure online shopping to prevent one's computer from becoming infected and/or one's banking credentials being stolen.
By Jonas Thulin 11 Dec 2013 10:20
Operational demands to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all shoppers need to increases as the higher foot traffic heralds the return of the festive season. Security is paramount and being prepared for extreme situations is part of mall planning.
By Amanda Stops 26 Nov 2013 09:09
Global companies wanting to expand their footprint in emerging markets need to understand that Africa is characterised by huge diversity in payment methods and preferences.
By Peter Harvey 25 Oct 2013 11:33
Cyber crime is a national crisis costing the country a billion rand a year, a law firm said on Wednesday, 23 October. The FBI in the US listed South Africa as the sixth most active country where cyber crime took place.
24 Oct 2013 10:44
Tintswalo Property Group has installed an anti-jamming device at its Lonehill Shopping Centre to alert security to vehicle lock-jamming so they can react immediately and catch perpetrators.
24 Oct 2013 10:21
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