Johannesburg– With the festive and summer season upon us we are all guilty of slipping into holiday mode and forgetting about those everyday office tasks, such as protecting our confidential data. So before you fly off on that much-needed holiday, or make arrangements to work from home in order to keep the business going, be sure to put measures in place to help employees understand how to protect confidential information, and avoid a data breach.

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Motorists planning to travel along the N1N4 toll road this festive season can do so in confidence, Bakwena N1N4 toll road has provided additional route patrol vehicles along the N1N4 route. The additional vehicles will assist motorists and traffic authorities with route patrol and emergencies along the route.

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The Department of Transport, in collaboration with Engen, the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) and Youth in Road Safety launched #Ridewise, a Festive Season Road Safety Campaign at the Engen Grasmere 1-Stop (South) in Gauteng on Saturday, 3 December.

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Johannesburg – Since the beginning of the year, FNB has verified an average of 1.8 million transactions monthly using the Online Fingerprint Verification (OFV) system launched in 2014. This is just another measure the bank is using to protect the identity of customers at its branches.

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When it comes to cybersecurity, companies must consider the inside threat as well.

By Ettiene Retief, Chairperson of the National Tax and SARS Stakeholders Committees at the South African Institute of Professional Accountants

When it comes to cyber-crime, companies are most focused on the external threat from hackers. But given that business is largely digitised these days, and that fraud is so frequently an inside job, cybersecurity must include a strong inward focus.

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Report by leading information security company Shred-it reveals that South African businesses are struggling with information and data security

Johannesburg – More than three-fifths of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) surveyed and a third of larger organisations in South Africa surveyed believe the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) does not apply to their business raising concerns that there is a gap in basic information security knowledge across the country, a leading information security company said today as it launched the first South Africa State of the Industry – Information Security report.

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Motorists in Gauteng may be a little curious or even running scared after the launch of SABRIC’s #Skelm campaign on billboards across the province. The campaign advises consumers to Wise Up and Watch Out in an attempt to get them thinking outside their comfort zones.

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The Easter holidays are almost upon us and many South Africans will be hitting the roads eager to get to their holiday destinations.

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As hundreds of thousands ZCC pilgrims head to Moria for their annual Easter gathering, Bakwena, the concessionaire of the N1N4 toll routes, urges all travellers to take extra care on the roads over the long Easter weekend by following these safety tips and suggestions:

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We wait all year for the holidays, but when we get there it feels like there are a million things to do – it’s a mad rush and there isn’t enough time to take care of everything.

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