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Posts Tagged ‘Liberty’

  • Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager, thryve

    Stop falling for the ‘not me’ myth: why cyber risk is business risk

    July 5, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Stop falling for the ‘not me’ myth: why cyber risk is business risk

    The recent data breach experienced by Liberty is very telling. Over 40 terabytes – the equivalent of 20 modern portable hard drives – was copied from the financial provider’s systems. These details are important for two reasons: Liberty is a...

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    FICO launches Enterprise security scoring tool

    June 28, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on FICO launches Enterprise security scoring tool

    The issue of cybersecurity has come under great scrutiny by South Africans at large, as company after company has fallen victim to some form of a data breach. In June, local traffic fines website viewfines.co.za experienced a breach that affected almost 1...

  • Festive fraud: this time it's personal

    South Africa: Hackers attack Liberty Holdings

    June 18, 2018 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Hackers attack Liberty Holdings

    South African insurer, Liberty, announced that they were a victim of a cyber attack. The insurer revealed that the attackers infiltrated their information technology systems, extracted data from the firm and demanded payment. The insurer said that none of...

  • Stash: the investment app taking South Africa by storm

    Stash: The investment app taking South Africa by storm

    September 29, 2017 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Stash: The investment app taking South Africa by storm

    People want to believe in the companies they invest in. This is where Stash comes in – the investment app now available on Android. The app has seen over 17 000 South African downloads since May 2017. Good news for Apple fans – the app is also coming to...