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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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Risk lurking in social media for educational institutions

By Staff Writer 15 September 2015

An educator’s well-intended advice to a parent on how to medicate their child’s flu could very well result in a lawsuit on the basis of vicarious liability FULL STORY >

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Risk management survey holds a few surprises in store

By Ryan Noik 1 September 2015

It was risk, and its management, that had the spotlight shone on it recently, as Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) unveiled its Risk in review 2015 survey. FULL STORY >

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Stress testing and risk management in banking

By Staff Writer 20 August 2015

Stress testing is a balanced combination of historical as well as forward looking knowledge, such as statistical data, empirical observations and expert judgment. FULL STORY >

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5 risks that SME owners should be managing in a systematic manner

By Staff Writer 5 August 2015

Owners and managers at start-ups, small companies and mid-sized enterprises can no longer have a cavalier attitude to risk management. Because government, banks and corporate customers recognise how vital they are to the economy... FULL STORY >

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