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How EMV 3-D Secure protocol adoption will benefit the entire e-commerce ecosystem
How EMV 3-D Secure protocol adoption will benefit the entire e-commerce ecosystemArticle

Authentication specialist, Entersekt believes that for the e-commerce landscape to benefit from the new EMV 3-D Secure protocol, a collaborative effort between merchants, banks and card networks is required...

12 hours ago

SA's new debit order system comes into effect 1 May
SA's new debit order system comes into effect 1 MayArticle

The South African Reserve Bank's (Sarb's) authenticated collections system, DebiCheck, comes into operation on 1 May 2021...

29 Apr 2021

Strauss & Co's upcoming auction of contemporary art includes works by Banksy, Mr Brainwash
Strauss & Co's upcoming auction of contemporary art includes works by Banksy, Mr BrainwashArticle

Strauss & Co's upcoming auction of contemporary art, which will be up for sale on 13 April 2021, includes original works by Banksy and Mr Brainwash as well as an early assemblage work by Simphiwe Ndzube.

13 Apr 2021

F&A in a new era of work: 5 trends and takeaways for the C-suite
F&A in a new era of work: 5 trends and takeaways for the C-suiteArticle

As we near the end of the first quarter of 2021, we analyse the rollercoaster ride that was 2020 and how it reshaped the F&A space during an unprecedented financial year...

Issued by Monetary Library 1 Apr 2021

Why the future of business communications is about more than technology
Why the future of business communications is about more than technologyArticle

Even prior to the pandemic, communications were transitioning into more digital-friendly environments. Today, the focus is on delivering an omnichannel experience for customers, understanding their unique requirements, and delivering value...

Rob Lith, Issued by Telviva 24 Mar 2021

7 steps to keep your SME cyber safe
7 steps to keep your SME cyber safeArticle

Cybersecurity experts at Enhalo, a full-circle cyber defence group, offer seven steps to keep your SME cyber safe in 2021...

24 Mar 2021

Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021
Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021Article

Three topics will top the list of priorities for executives in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in South Africa in 2021...

25 Feb 2021

Customers embrace 'intelligent friction' in fight against online fraud
Customers embrace 'intelligent friction' in fight against online fraudArticle

Entersekt CEO Schalk Nolte looks at how involving the customer through 'intelligent friction' can stymie the efforts of fraudsters...

Issued by Entersekt 22 Feb 2021

Planet Fitness makes the smart move in partnering with Bitventure for the latest payment and onboarding technologies
Planet Fitness makes the smart move in partnering with Bitventure for the latest payment and onboarding technologiesArticle

Planet Fitness announced that it has adopted the latest in smart payment collection technologies for enhanced management of membership payments...

Issued by Bitventure 26 Jan 2021

Apps expected to explode all over again in 2021. Here's why
Apps expected to explode all over again in 2021. Here's whyArticle

The promise of a vaccine has not yet dulled the relentless and destructive march of the coronavirus. But, a host of industries also cashed in during the pandemic, namely the likes of e-commerce, delivery, videoconferencing, streaming, health tech, and more...

Karam Malhotra 25 Jan 2021

Dominique Collett, senior investment executive, Rand Merchant Investments and head of AlphaCode
#BizTrends2021: 10 predictions around fintechArticle

This time last year, none of us had any idea of the whole new world that was on its way. One that would include global lockdowns, Zoombombing, covidiots, closed borders and quarantining...

Dominique Collett 25 Jan 2021

Top IT security threats in 2021
Top IT security threats in 2021Article

Looking to the year ahead, we expect the most common form of attack - phishing emails - to increase in both volume and sophistication...

Anna Collard 20 Jan 2021

A challenging year lies ahead as digital economy evolves
A challenging year lies ahead as digital economy evolvesArticle

New banking regulations, digital consumers, the eradication of passwords, contactless technology - these are just some of the trends that will shape financial services and payments in 2021...

Gerhard Oosthuizen 14 Jan 2021

The Evolution of KYC: Online solutions to eliminate friction and error
The Evolution of KYC: Online solutions to eliminate friction and errorArticle

A friction-ridden KYC (Know Your Customer) process that generates erroneous results can cause severe damage to a business. Missing the mark on KYC is as dangerous as not having KYC processes in place at all. Traditional methods of KYC compliance do not offer the accuracy and specificity needed to detect fraudsters before they become customers. In turn, these daunting and dated processes are causing negative experiences for innocent customers.

Issued by Bitventure 12 Jan 2021

Six technologies for enhanced fraud risk management
Six technologies for enhanced fraud risk managementArticle

In the age of digital transformation, fraud risk management methods are ripe for reinvention. Businesses are incorporating multiple levels of tech-driven defense methods and systems. Such software systems are geared towards the accumulation of verified customer data with which to manage risk effectively...

Issued by Bitventure 4 Jan 2021

QR codes gain banks' favour as South Africans embrace the payment option
QR codes gain banks' favour as South Africans embrace the payment optionArticle

Jonathan van der Merwe, Entersekt payments product manager, takes a look at the growth of the humble QR code and how it's popularity amongst merchants and shoppers alike is forcing banks and regulators to pay it more attention...

Issued by Entersekt 8 Dec 2020

How NFC communicates with consumers
How NFC communicates with consumersArticle

Technological innovation offers increasingly more sophisticated methods of communicating with consumers, one of which is near field communication (NFC) technology...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 Dec 2020

Craig Hills
Corruption blitz highlights importance of KYC, FICArticle

Over 100 people have been arrested in South Africa's corruption crackdown in 2020 and it's of particular interest to note that many of these cases involve allegations of money laundering and fraud.

Craig Hills 1 Dec 2020

Data management is at the heart of cloud security
Data management is at the heart of cloud securityArticle

More businesses are finally making the move to the cloud in the wake of accelerated digital transformation. While these businesses now benefit from enhanced agility and flexibility, cybercriminals have leapt into action to exploit any vulnerabilities that may exist...

Johan Scheepers 1 Dec 2020

Cloud migration has become the norm. When will security follow?
Cloud migration has become the norm. When will security follow?Article

The migration of cloud infrastructure has become the norm, and companies are realising the benefits of embracing multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments to unlock more competitive value. But as technology evolves, the pressure to increase performance, enhance security, and reduce costs become substantial...

Sanele Ntoza 25 Nov 2020

How to introduce authentication biometrics without additional hardware
How to introduce authentication biometrics without additional hardwareArticle

The South African-based software developer, ERS Bio is using decades of experience in both biometrics and staff monitoring solutions to open doors to businesses of any size and with any number of locations...

Michelle Coetzee, Issued by ERSBio 24 Nov 2020

Finalists in top startup competition grow their businesses with Snapplify Cloud Services
Finalists in top startup competition grow their businesses with Snapplify Cloud ServicesArticle

Three South African edtech companies have been named regional finalists in the Global EdTech Startup Awards (GESAwards) - the world's largest edtech startup competition, led by a group of leading education innovation organisations...

Issued by Snapplify 24 Nov 2020

Cellulant, Entersekt partner to strengthen security on mobile banking platform
Cellulant, Entersekt partner to strengthen security on mobile banking platformArticle

The partnership will further enhance Cellulant's cybersecurity by proactively securing its digital banking channels and guarding against digital banking and payment frauds...

24 Nov 2020

5 things small business owners can do to avoid cybercrime
5 things small business owners can do to avoid cybercrimeArticle

It could be very easy as a small business to be thankful that your organisation is small enough not to warrant you being a target for cybercrime, and that would be a costly mistake...

Quentyn Taylor 23 Nov 2020

6 ways to safeguard yourself this Black Friday, Cyber Monday
6 ways to safeguard yourself this Black Friday, Cyber MondayArticle

Black Friday is fast-approaching, and as you start planning your shopping sprees on online stores, it is imperative to ensure your personal data is secure...

Nithen Naidoo 17 Nov 2020

How SMEs can move towards a hybrid workforce
How SMEs can move towards a hybrid workforceArticle

Over the past few months, the entire globe has been through the largest proof-of-concept in working from home...

Amir Sohrabi 29 Oct 2020

FinCEN leak highlights need for proactive KYC in AML processes
FinCEN leak highlights need for proactive KYC in AML processesArticle

Financial sector due diligence and compliance with anti-money laundering regulations are back in the spotlight with the release of the FinCEN files in September 2020 - the latest in a string of leaks over the past five years that have exposed secret deals, money laundering and financial crime...

Issued by LexisNexis 27 Oct 2020

Key tips every computer and internet user should follow
Key tips every computer and internet user should followArticle

October is known as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Now in its seventeenth year, the campaign continues to raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity, online privacy, and digital hygiene in general...

20 Oct 2020

Buying stationery is even easier for Snapplify schools with YourSchoolBox
Buying stationery is even easier for Snapplify schools with YourSchoolBoxArticle

Online stationery retailer YourSchoolBox has partnered with Snapplify to make buying stationery even easier for Snapplify schools...

Issued by Snapplify 19 Oct 2020

The race against economic inequality within emerging markets - a case for SMEs
The race against economic inequality within emerging markets - a case for SMEsArticle

One of the great challenges of the 21st Century is the need to reduce poverty levels and economic inequality globally...

Soromfe Uzomah 16 Oct 2020

Rethinking your security posture in the time of Covid-19
Rethinking your security posture in the time of Covid-19Article

The drastic changes in ways of working have led to several new cybersecurity risks and threats...

Jared Naude 12 Oct 2020

Where data meets sustainable growth, the protection of information should be inherent
Where data meets sustainable growth, the protection of information should be inherentArticle

Francois Kriel, change management consultant at Kriel & Co, agrees that data is no different than oil...

Issued by Kriel & Co 21 Sep 2020

Stay cyber smart
Stay cyber smartArticle

Covid-19 has shone a light on the need for South Africans to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution at a much faster rate...

31 Aug 2020

Covid-19 counterfeiters: Faking it till they make it
Covid-19 counterfeiters: Faking it till they make itArticle

Counterfeiting is already a billion-dollar global problem, but the Covid-19 health crisis is making it worse. Specifically, opportunistic counterfeiters are taking advantage of the pandemic to market and distribute fake essential products - spurred on by increased demand and perceived shortages of essential goods...

Masi Mtshali 25 Aug 2020

Are your remote employees enforcing cyber security?
Are your remote employees enforcing cyber security?Article

Studies shows that since the coronavirus outbreak, phishing attacks increased by 40%. Now that employees are working remotely, companies should enforce cybersecurity policies to protect their organisations against potential data breaches and fraud.

5 Aug 2020

Look to the cloud for payroll and HR compliance across borders
Look to the cloud for payroll and HR compliance across bordersArticle

Heinrich Swanepoel, Head of Sales, at PaySpace shares insight as to why businesses looking to expand into Africa should consider cloud solutions to maintain security and compliance...

3 Aug 2020

The Twitter hack dissected
The Twitter hack dissectedArticle

If you use the internet, you are not immune to cybercrime...

Anna Collard 24 Jul 2020

Solutions for a low-touch, high-tech economy
Solutions for a low-touch, high-tech economyArticle

Due to Covid-19, businesses across the globe have had to change the way they operate to a low-touch, high-tech economy to mitigate health risks...

23 Jul 2020

Meet the brilliant mind behind Yahoo's Account Key success story
Meet the brilliant mind behind Yahoo's Account Key success storyArticle

Beginning his developer career in India, Lovlesh Chhabra first travelled to the United States of America for an assignment with General Electric as a member of the company's mortgage insurance team...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 23 Jul 2020

Tips to keep your identity safe during a crisis
Tips to keep your identity safe during a crisisArticle

Global information and insights company TransUnion has warned South Africans to be on their guard against coronavirus-related scams...

16 Jul 2020

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Disinformation defencesArticle

Forensic cybersecurity is a business imperative for content producers says Howard Plaatjes, CEO of AYO Technology Solutions...

Howard Plaatjes 14 Jul 2020

Sophos reveals The State of Cloud Security 2020 report
Sophos reveals The State of Cloud Security 2020 reportArticle

According to The State of Cloud Security 2020, a global survey from Sophos, almost 71% of organisations from the MEA region experienced a public cloud security incident in the last year...

13 Jul 2020

How to guard against identity theft
How to guard against identity theftArticle

Everyone is fair (and likely) game when it comes to identity theft. That is true at the best of times, but the Covid-19 pandemic has only intensified cyber fraudsters' hunt for the susceptible and vulnerable...

Alain Tshal, 9 Jul 2020

How will cybersecurity help your business comply with POPI Act?
How will cybersecurity help your business comply with POPI Act?Article

With the new sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) being implemented, businesses need to tighten their cybersecurity...

1 Jul 2020

SA's record e-commerce performance offers hope for battered economy
SA's record e-commerce performance offers hope for battered economyArticle

E-commerce is providing a ray of hope for the local economy with transactions hitting a record high in May and June...

30 Jun 2020

Harnessing data insights to boost student success
Harnessing data insights to boost student successArticle

There is an increasing trend towards leveraging data-driven insights into student behaviour to enhance attainment, retention and student well-being...

Robert Speed 19 Jun 2020

WFH: Keep your information safe
WFH: Keep your information safeArticle

Working from home during lockdown has become a necessity for many businesses. Although working remotely means a business can continue to operate, it presents increased security risks...

Clea Rawlins 8 Jun 2020

Ransomware: Here today, here tomorrow
Ransomware: Here today, here tomorrowArticle

With all our energy of the past several weeks focused on adapting to the global crisis, security may have taken a back seat. But cybercriminals haven't forgotten...

Derek Manky 18 May 2020

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