Technology solution to transform SADC insurance sector

January 29, 2019 6:13 am5 comments
Askari Insurance

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – A LANDMARK online distribution solution is set to transform the insurance landscape in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regional bloc. Already launched in Mozambique, Askari Fintech is anticipated to facilitate the distribution and management of insurance products, as well as reduce administration costs, fraud, credit risk, bad debt and costs […]

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Financial sector at mercy of emerging cyber threats

January 22, 2019 1:11 pm0 comments
Cybercrime

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – CYPTOJACKING, encrypted traffic and botnets have been identified as three major attack strategies financial security teams must paying special attention to in addition to mobile threats. By definition, cryptojacking, is the unauthorised use of a user’s computer and devices by cybercriminals in order to mine for valuable online currencies (cryptocurrency) while […]

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Zimbabwe defends condemned internet shutdown

January 17, 2019 2:40 pm2 comments
Zimbabwe internet unblocked

from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe BULAWAYO – THE Zimbabwean government has justified a blackout in internet connectivity after days of violent protests by citizens over economic problems. The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting argued the Interception of Communications Act provides for the issuing of a warrant to interfere with communications where among other things, public […]

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