Ticking outside the box for PCI Compliance

  Ticking outside the box for PCI/DSS compliance   C-O-M-P-L-I-A-N-C-E. What a big, ugly word. A necessary evil for some, and overwhelming for most.   Precious time, effort, and most importantly, money are often ploughed into the ever-fertile field of “compliance consulting”. It can cost a fortune to get a

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Protect your SME from PoPI

Every SME out there should be concerned about the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act and the impact it has on your bottom-line. All businesses store and process personal information at some point, be it that of employees or customers. PoPI is all about effectively governing the usage and storage

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Quick tips: How to manage 3rd parties:

With the latest Equifax hack leaving nearly half of all American citizens exposed – WAKE UP. Stop putting your faith in service providers just ‘coz. They are not the experts. Especially when it comes to cyber security. Why trust a titanic? Just because it’s big? Look what happened there… It’s

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Quick tips: How to manage passwords:

Password management is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. Celebrity social media accounts are hacked every day. Password tips: 1. Use a password manager and automated randomizer like LastPass to do this for you2. Create 1-3 categories of password combinations. 3. Use level 1 for quick and easy apps like your gym tracker or

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How to hack a bank

Pulling off the perfect bank heist takes precision and planning, with soft targets ripe for the picking. Everyone wants to retire young, rich, and… well, rich. But you need money for that. And lots of it. And no one ever got rich alone. It takes networks, planning, patience and commitment,

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Learning the dance moves from the data.

Cast your mind back to 2010 and consider what you heard about cyber security. Not a whole lot was being said about the topic down here in sunny SA. Security was quietly misunderstood. That was 10 years ago. Fast forward to present day, and it’s now loudly misunderstood. There are

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