Minimise the risk of cyberthreats and compliance in financial services

The Covid factor has greatly accelerated the digitalisation of the financial services sector as well as the threat landscape as well. By Simeon Tassev, MD and QSA at Galix There has been a dramatic increase in cybercrime activity this year, for a number of reasons....

Tips for fighting fraud in 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a drastic impact not only on people's health and wellbeing, but on that of businesses too. This was especially poignant for many companies that had to venture into the online world for the first time. Unsurprisingly, the uncertainty that...

Fraud safety tips for the festive season

With the December holidays upon us, it is easy for many of us to throw caution to the wind and enjoy a much-deserved break of fun, sun and shopping with the family. However, South Africans are reminded that fraud is still very real, and tends to peak during this time...

2021 will be a cybercrime bruiser

Predicting the future is risky. As is often quipped, predicting the past is hard enough! Certainly, nobody could predict that 2020 would be a year like none other in modern history. The pandemic caused a tremendous realignment of priorities and waves of uncertainty....