Manage the culture of risk

Riaan Bekker, force solutions manager at thryve, examines the world of risk software. A friend of mine is a keen cyclist. He had a trusty bicycle that carried him around, especially when taking the kids out over weekends. And that was all fine: why replace what works...

Debtsource debuts for credit risk

Credit management specialist Debtsource has launched a solution to assess, insure, finance and manage trade credit risk. Through a collaboration with Alternative Finance Solutions (AFS), Debtsource clients can now assess their initial credit risk through detailed...

MyCybercare gets proactive against identity theft

Specialist cyber insurance company MyCybercare has introduced MyID, a solution that offers 24/7 surveillance across the public Net, deep Web and dark Net to prevent private or personal information from being stolen and exploited. MyID provides proactive protection,...

High cost of cybercrime a concern for Africa

African businesses need to take more decisive steps to prioritise data protection and enhance enterprise security in order to mitigate the high cost of cyberattacks. Ken Munyi, country manager at iWayAfrica Kenya, says the millions of cyberattacks that take place...

Go undercover to manage loss control

Many businesses focus their loss control strategies on preventing unwanted elements from getting in from the outside. While this is certainly an important step in securing assets and minimising risk, what if the truly dangerous element has already made itself...

Downtime not an option for critical infrastructure

THe draft Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill in South Africa, the successor to the National Key Points Act of 1980, has elicited heated debate from several quarters. However, it remains focused on improving security measures in critical infrastructure...