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5:10

Assessing legal risks in the move to cloud

Businesses must ensure they understand the regulatory environment in which they operate, says Wendy Tembedza, senior associate at Webber Wentzel.

4:00
Wednesday

Customers need more than analogue

You have to use digital platforms to engage with customers or you’ll go out of business, says Calton Nhando, digital consultant at IndigoCube.

3:30

Digital expectations must drive insurance strategy

Insurers must be able to meet the digital needs of their customers to remain relevant, says Sune Ueckermann, operations manager at SilverBridge.

3:20

Demystifying cloud cyber security

Cloud-hosted cyber security solutions offer protection on the edge, says George Senzere, pre-sales manager at ITD Global, Schneider Electric SA.

3:50

Saving cloud from the jaws of complexity

Multi-cloud environments are delivering expected and unbelievable gains, but background complexity can diminish returns quickly and erode digitisation gains, says Doug Woolley, GM of Dell Technologies South Africa.

3:50

Local Azure data centres to drive cloud growth

Azure, the first of Microsoft’s intelligent cloud services to be delivered from the new data centres, will provide local insurers with significant opportunities, says Lee Kuyper, COO of SilverBridge Holdings. 

4:10
7 Jun

Five steps to make your business cloud agnostic

Ditching flashy extras and choosing open source containers are two of the ways to avoid cloud lock-in, says Peter Scheffel, chief digital officer of BBD.

3:20

CFOs step out of comfort zones

Chief financial officers must go beyond their traditional roles and generate future currency by establishing the right technological foundations, says Gerrit Olivier, CEO of About IT.

5:10

Do personality traits matter in cyber security?

Certain personality traits seem to make us more or less likely to fall prey to specific attacks or scams, says Anna Collard, MD and founder of Popcorn Training – a KnowBe4 company.

3:10

Cloud security Accelerates disruptive digital transformation

Leaders must look for advanced, purpose-built cloud security platforms, while moving away from traditional server security landscapes, says Stuart Hardy, director at OneSecure, distributor for Zscaler in Africa.

2:30

Insurers under pressure from PPR

The amended Policyholder Protection Rules will impact long-term insurance, especially from a group risk perspective, says Annalie Terblanche, product manager at SilverBridge.