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Bringing risk-conscious tidings – Creating an enterprise-wide awareness of risk

9 November 2018
We have all seen the brazen headlines depicting the latest fraud scandal and organisations crumbling as a result. We are saturated with recommendations, codes, standards and acts concerning Corporate Governance and Risk Management.

What is SOX Compliance?

27 June 2018
During a time when names like Enron, WorldCom, Arthur Andersen, and Tyco were making headlines in the news, Maryland Democratic Senator Paul Sarbanes and Ohio Republican Congressman Michael Garver Oxley were working feverishly to come up the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX).

What is Business Interruption Insurance?

27 February 2018
Business Interruption Insurance can be vital for businesses in the case of a major loss event. This video looks at why it's so important, as well as the key considerations.  

A look at the basics of cybersecurity

29 May 2017
Cybersecurity is the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorised access. Thus security includes both cybersecurity and physical security.

The need for concern over BYOD

25 September 2015
Over recent years, you would have heard the term BYOD mentioned with increased frequency. So it would be natural to ask oneself: “What is BYOD, and why is it garnering so much attention?”

Segregation of duty conflicts in ERP systems: Hidden vulnerabilities

25 September 2015
It is a well known fact that one of the main causes of fraud within an organisation is poor segregation of duties. The purpose of adequate segregation of duties is to prevent the ability of a single individual to complete all the necessary steps in a single transaction, thereby reducing the risk of fraudulent transactions occurring.

Cybersecurity takes centre stage

23 September 2015
If there was ever a time that information security was on the radar of risk management committees it would be now. It is an aspect of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) that now demands attention and recognition. Cybersecurity is leading the charge in this constantly evolving field.