Socialising Cyber Security: The Role of Human Error

The evolution of technology and cyber security has to a significant extent resulted in both employees and individuals in their private capacity not being subjected to training in cyber security fundamentals. Given the pervasion of electronic and digital technology in both the professional and public lives of individuals around the world, it is surprising to…

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Rethinking the Digitalisation of Insurance

The international insurance industry has predominantly been resistant to digitalisation and has traditionally preferred paper-based documentation and on face-to-face interaction due to the values and personal nature associated with insurance. Yet, digitalisation of the insurance sector within Southern Africa remains largely underutilised with the industry still relying on traditional business models, brokers and agents for…

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Pyramid and Ponzi Schemes

Pyramid and Ponzi Schemes on the Internet and Social Media   The economic downturn and number of employees losing their jobs has culminated in a number of individuals falling victim to pyramid or money multiplication schemes and Ponzi schemes. The traditional structure, means of communication and recruitment of individuals to these financial pitfalls has however been to be increasingly proliferating…

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Ensuring Safety and security when working remotely

The international Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a number of industries and employers being compelled to allow employees work remotely from home. The fundamental challenges when working remotely encompasses emotional, procedural and habitual trials. Uncertainty and tension in terms of working remotely is such an international concern that several academics have opted to refer to it as the “new normal”.   …

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CYBER SECURITY AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY DURING COVID-19

The report below will examine cyber threats to the local and international healthcare industry during the Covid-19 pandemic and what impact it has on the safety, security and livelihoods of patients’ data and in the worst case scenario, their lives.   Health Care Industry During Covid-19   It was always a given that the Covid-19…

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CYBER SECURITY AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN FINANCIAL INDUSTRY DURING COVID-19

The report below will examine cyber threats to the local and international financial industry during the Covid-19 pandemic and what impact it has on the safety, security and livelihoods of consumer and customer data in a time where financial sustainability is anything but certain.   Cyber Security and The South African Financial Industry during Covid-19…

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A TALE OF TWO (SMART) CITIES

During the 2020 State of the Nation Address, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced plans for 30 new developments for the Gauteng Province. Amongst the plans to revitalise the South African economy included the development of new Smart City in Lanseria that is foreseen to provide employment opportunities and housing to between 350 000 and 500 000…

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