Synthesis hosts cyber security panel discussion

There is a massive shortage of security skills – training for these can alleviate security challenges and help tackle SA's staggering unemployment rate, the experts noted.

Sep 11, 2020

Crypto exchange AltCoinTrader drags ‘bullying’ Absa to court

The local crypto-currency exchange takes the big four bank to court for allegedly putting pressure on Zapper to close the exchange’s account.

Aug 20, 2020

SA banks scramble to quell Experian hack aftermath

Local banks activate risk-mitigation measures following the hacking of credit bureau Experian, which left the personal details of millions of South Africans exposed.

Aug 14, 2020

SA banks race to transition to marketplace banking

Banks are aggressively remodelling into marketplace banking, offering customers an ecosystem of aggregated products beyond the financial scope.

Aug 7, 2020

Tackling the cyber security gender imbalance

Women are underrepresented in the global cyber security profession, even though women matter in cyber security because of the way they view and deal with risk.


Financial services attacked more than any other industry

ITWeb's Security Summit, taking place from 25 to 28 August as a virtual event, will have a strong focus on cyber security in the financial services sector.


Online insurance product deluge from SA’s big banks

The financial institutions have introduced several digital insurance products amid the lockdown and pressure from start-ups.

Aug 4, 2020

Absa ARO Completes Fully Virtual Implementation as It Moves to Fiserv for Card Management and Processing Across Nine African Nations

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology, today announced that Absa Regional Operations (ARO) has moved to Fiserv to support credit card management and processing in nine African nations.

Jul 23, 2020

More SA banks phase out cheques in digital drive

Nedbank is the latest bank to announce the phasing out of the once popular payment method, as customers go digital.

Jul 9, 2020

Cyber fraud-fighting fintech firm opens SA office

The New York-headquartered MyChargeBack expands to SA and appoints Absa dispute resolution veteran Dawn Minnaar as its country manager.

Jul 2, 2020

Big four banks laud digital banking uptake amid COVID-19

The grim reality of the COVID-19 pandemic drives digital banking adoption, as South African banks witness rapid uptake of online services.

Jun 12, 2020

Can cyber skills help alleviate poverty?

The more people we equip with technology knowledge and capability, the more opportunity for employment and business growth.

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