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Sep 23, 2019

Refinitiv launches anti-graft, money laundering solution in SA

Refinitiv has launched Qual-ID, which will assist financial services providers to curb graft and money laundering.

May 8, 2018

MyCybercare debuts ID theft protection solution

More than 7.1 billion identities have been exposed in data breaches since 2010, a number that is growing daily, says MyCybercare.

Jul 12, 2017

Reducing your risk of identity theft

Identity theft is very hard to prevent because so much of our personal data resides outside of our control, says DRS.

Jul 7, 2017

Vinny Lingham's R445m windfall to trickle down to SA

The South African-born tech entrepreneur wants to use some of the proceeds from his US-based company to open shop in Cape Town.

May 31, 2017

Online users over-share info

Kaspersky Lab research finds almost half of Internet users globally make their information public online.

Dec 14, 2016

Concern about reuse of personal credentials at work

Enterprise IT professionals are concerned that employees' reuse of personal credentials for work purposes could compromise security, says Gemalto.

Nov 8, 2016

US cyber security firm comes to SA

TrackOFF enters the South African market, looking to rein in online fraud and identity theft.

Jul 14, 2016

MTN explores OTPs to fight contract fraud

The telecoms operator looks into new methods to protect customers from fraudulent contracts being added to their accounts via identity theft.


Loss of identity

Data breaches and identity theft are becoming all too common.


Step up security of customer data: Striata

In the wake of another data breach in the US, the public and private sector need to step up customer data security, specifically across digital channels, says Greg Gatherer, Head of Strategic Accounts for Africa at Striata.

Jun 1, 2015

Wake-up call for protecting personal information

The recent IRS fraud reinforces the importance of data protection laws such as the POPI Act, says Alison Treadaway, director at Striata.

Mar 10, 2014

Hackers set their sights on retail

Credit card data and consumer identities are being harvested in coordinated attacks on retail organisations.

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