Information Security

Group founded 04 Apr 2007
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The risks from Cyber cime - Hacking - Loss of Data Privacy - Identity Theft and other topical threats - can be greatly reduced by implementation of robust IT Security controls ...

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Doug Wick

Tackling Private Data Exposure and Cyber Theft at Banks Using Privileged Database Access

This is the second installment in a three-part series which investigates the top five threats to the data held by banks and financial institutions, and offers a fresh perspective on how the industry c...

22 Aug 2019
Doug Wick

How to Address the Top 5 Threats to Banking Data

This is the first article in a three-part series which investigates the top five threats to the data held by banks and financial institutions, and offers a fresh perspective on how the industry can ma...

21 Aug 2019
Stuart Jackson

Is banking security in Africa holding fintech back?

Many people, including myself, are becoming more interested in what’s going on in African banking and fintech. Investors and infrastructure founders such as Dana Buys, Mzi Khumalo, and Dr Segun Aina ...

11 Jul 2019
Konstantin Rabin

Banking security under AI control

When thinking of AI in the context of banking, many people immediately start considering the uses of it to be either customer related or somehow used for optimization processes. Even when considering ...

05 Jun 2019
Maximiliaan Van De Poll

Are banks about to make a mistake using OTPs via SMS?

We’re all well aware that passwords are indeed all but useless at this stage, some have been aware for longer, some more aware of the threats, but I think we’re all there: passwords are not sufficient...

26 Feb 2019
Uri Rivner

State Sponsored Attacks: Is the US taking the gloves off?

It looks serious this time: the Trump administration says it’s ready to hit China with direct sanctions for what the US says is a sustained digital industrial espionage campaign. It’s quite unprec

15 Dec 2018
Simon Monahan

Why improving cyber resilience starts with a better understanding of current capabilities

In a recent speech at Bloomberg, Megan Butler, Executive Director of Supervision at the FCA, described the threat level facing financial firms as ‘remarkable’. These comments were made in light of a ...

13 Dec 2018
Vibhav Agarwal

Top 4 ways to secure your data in the cloud

In today’s information age, a daunting challenge for financial organisations of all sizes is determining the right approach to the storage of large volumes of data in a safe, cost-effective, compliant...

05 Dec 2018
Uri Rivner

Fortnite Scams: what you need to teach your kids

Everyone with kids aged nine and above must be painfully aware of the highly addictive online game that became their single most popular post-school activity. And not just kids are playing it: teena

21 Nov 2018
Vibhav Agarwal

Eight strategic and tactical priorities for cyber and BCM leaders

The new normal in this digital age is the increasing frequency of IT risks and threats, and the relentless, ever-changing IT regulatory landscape. Incidents often begin small but they can upsurge into...

25 Sep 2018