Absa gets behind tech entrepreneurs campaign

The big-four bank commits partial funding to the 1 000 Tech Entrepreneurs Campaign, as the initiative locks in more partnerships.

Nov 30, 2020

Absa accuses employee of leaking customer data

The bank says an employee unlawfully made selected customer data available to a small number of external parties.


CIO Survey 2020: A balancing act ahead

CIOs must seize the momentum of tech's proven impact during the pandemic and balance it against the long-lasting economic effects.


2020 CIO Survey: Doing more, with less

Wilhelm Krige, Absa Group CIO delivered a keynote address at last night's launch of Brainstorm's 2020 Survey results.

Nov 24, 2020

Standard Bank Instant Money can now be collected in spaza shops

The bank expands its retail partner footprint for its Instant Money offering, so that it can bring this service to more South Africans, safely and securely.

Nov 9, 2020

South African banks snub social media conversations

In the new Banking Sentiment Index, Nedbank and African Bank emerge as the most responsive, while Discovery Bank is the worst at responding to customer queries.

Oct 2, 2020

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.

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