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Agile and Integrated Compliance: Managing Compliance in Dynamic Business

– A Special Guest Blog by Michael Rasmussen. Compliance is Not Easy Organizations across industries have global clients, partners, and business operations. Adding to the complexity of global business, today’s organization is dynamic and constantly changing. New employees come, others leave, roles change. New business partner relationships are established, others terminated. The business enters new

Uncertain times require efficient incident management

South Africa is entering a period in which different industries will resume operation in a staggered manner as the coronavirus lockdown is gradually lifted. Companies are encouraged to be extra vigilant of the effects troublesome incidents may have on their performance and survival in uncertain times like these. The Allianz Risk Barometer identified three risks

How effective risk management can help companies grow

Even without a crisis like the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, running a business in South Africa’s harsh economic climate is challenging. The ability to adapt to changes around labour, supply, legislation and a host of other operation-related variables is key to the survival and optimal performance of a company. Last-minute adjustments without the appropriate planning or

Is your company safe from cybercrime?

South African enterprise is no stranger to the phenomenon of cybercrime. In light of numerous high-profile data breaches, it is evident that digital espionage is on the rise. In fact, the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) estimates that South Africans lose R2.2bn to internet fraud and phishing attacks annually. As cybercriminals are getting

Surviving the Digital App ocalypse

The modern smartphone user has an average of 35 mobile applications installed on their devices. However, only 5 of these are used most often, and many of them are removed after the first use. It seems like a paradox: people are sick of downloading apps, but apps are more popular than ever. It has been