Your digital footprint leaves clues behind

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) was a turning point in the adoption of the Information Age. Not only is it a time when technology impacts nearly every facet of our lives, it is also a time when we exist in a physical sense and have a digital footprint which...

Building a human firewall to address insider threats

During the first half of 2020, the FortiGuard Labs team found that evolving work environments and a greater reliance on personal devices presented new opportunities for cyber criminals to exploit enterprise networks. By Renee Tarun, deputy CISO/ vice-president:...

Tackling coronavirus-related fraud

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the United States has received over 175 000 consumer reports related to COVID-19 scams, totalling a mammoth $118.81-million (R1.986-billion) in losses. The top fraud reports relate to: online...

Hunger: the devastating consequence of Covid-19 in SA

Even before Covid-19 reared its head, millions of South Africans went hungry every day, writes Gillian Le Cordeur, CEO of the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA). While efforts to feed the vulnerable have been long-established through organisations like...

Cyber risks in Africa

In Aon South Africa's latest whitepaper Zamani Ngidi, cyber solutions client manager at Aon South Africa, unpacks the global trends pertaining to data privacy and cyber resilience that impact the African continent. The 'Cyber Risks in Africa' whitepaper focuses on the...

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