Personal information: Take care before you share

Identity theft and fraud is a widespread global phenomenon that has gained considerable momentum in South Africa in the last decade. The internet and social media – combined with the naivety of the public in sharing personal information – have helped make the work of criminals easy. Sharing their information on social media, clicking on… Continue reading

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Focus on Online Banking Fraud with Radio Today

Dr Ivor Blumenthal discusses some of consumers’ online banking fraud risks with AVeS Cyber Security’s CEO, Charl Ueckermann, and finds out how people can use proper technology to protect their money in the bank.   About Contemporary Business: Contemporary Business is a radio show on the Radio Today station – 1485 am. It is broadcast… Continue reading

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Online banking fraud: consumers have a say and a responsibility

Incidents of online banking fraud continue to rise in South Africa as more consumers become comfortable with transacting on the internet. While cyber fraudsters are known to target companies – or financial institutions – in order to steal larger amounts, individuals are frequently targeted for quick and easy wins.   “Certainly, as we have seen… Continue reading

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Data Security and Cloud Computing on Expresso Morning Show – SABC 3

Espresso (7 February 2017 @ 06:17)   AVeS Cyber Security’s CEO, Charl Ueckermann, talks with Expresso Show presenter Katlego Maboe about basic data security on your phone and in the cloud: “Your safety, your responsibility”  

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Digital transformation does not happen haphazardly

South African businesses, like millions worldwide are embracing digital technologies with fervour. They bring seemingly endless opportunities to streamline workflows, increase productivity, enhance customer interactions, improve agility and increase competitiveness. However adopting cloud, big data, mobile and social technologies haphazardly comes with risks.   “Most things come together with a plan. Digital transformation is the… Continue reading

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