Posts in Information Security

Some Reprieve as U.S Partially Lifts Ban on Huawei

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

With the US ban on Huawei creating uncertainty and concern for many consumers & businesses, this partial lift on the ban provides some reprieve for Huawei.

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Carrier Community GCCM BERLIN 2019

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

This year's Carrier Community GCCM Berlin 2019 forum is set to be a hub of information, innovation & networking with its focus on the digital cloud and SMS.

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2 Million Fake Accounts Banned Per Month By WhatsApp

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

With WhatsApp becoming a gold mine for spamming, phishing messages and fake accounts, the social media app now bans 2 million fake accounts per month.

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RICA ChatBot Service Coming to South Africa

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

The rise of chatbots for solving basic consumer tasks see RICA set to release a chatbot consultant for improved customer service and engagement.

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How Bad Has Spam Become in South Africa

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

How calling spam has begun to plague South African consumers, what how you can help curb this practice and how to report companies who use calling spam to get leads

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How To Combat Fraud During The Festive Season

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

A list of precautions you can take to identify and steer clear of fraudulent activity which is very popular with shoppers around the festive season

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WhatsApp Messages Can Land You In Legal Trouble

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

A new cybercrimes bill will target unlawful acts via instant messaging to try and stop the spread of cybercriminals on platforms like WhatsApp

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Peter Malebye Appointed New Managing Executive for Vodacom's IoT Africa

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

New Vodacom Managing Executive of IoT Africa, Peter Malebye, has some exciting plans up his sleeve. Let's find out more about what we can expect to see in the upcoming future.

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WhatsApp Providing A Green Light With Pay-To-Use Tools!

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

With WhatsApp being part of so many users lives, businesses have also started using it as a way to communicate with their clients. We take a closer look at how at the new pay-to-use tools by WhatsApp.

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The leading African Messaging Provider in Popi, GDPR and Fraud Protection

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

iTouch is a leading messaging service providing in Africa specialising in mobile data and fraud protection. Find out how we can assist with POPI and GDPR protocols.

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How The Mobile Fraud Messaging Framework Protects Your Clients and Their Data

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Find out more about the Mobile Fraud Framework for enterprises, and these protocols help protect both your clients and their data.

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Is WhatsApp Safe for Banking? Scandal Reveals Vulnerability

By:Waheed Adam

New research reveals vulnerabilities in WhatsApp making the app susceptible to hacking. iTouch executive Chairman, Waheed Adam, investigates how this discovery affects the new WhatsApp banking technology.

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How The A2P Code of Conduct Affects Bulk Communication

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

MEF has now put forward a strict code of conduct for application to person messaging providers to ensure ethical practices and the reduction of fraud within the messaging industry

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How To Protect Yourself Against Fraudulent Phishing Emails And Messages

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Don't be susceptible to common fraudulent scams. Know your facts and learn how to protect yourself against phishing!

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SMS As An Authentification Element to Ramp-Up Security In Your Business

By:Lauren Van Niekerk

Secure your business transactions by making use of a cost-effective SMS solution to in the authentification process.

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Essential Tips To Protect Your Data

By:Staff Writer

Get your online data security checklist here and make sure you practice the following safeguards to ensure you're online data is stored safely and reduce the risk of scamming or phishing attacks on your accounts

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Case Study: How iTouch Provides Cyber Security To Financial Institutions

By:Wafieka Bruckner

A case study on how iTouch provides a secure messaging solution for major South African banks and how our products reduce the risk of cybersecurity and financial fraud.

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POPI, GDPR and Their Effects on Your Business Explained

By:Waheed Adam

South African POPI legislation will soon come into full effect. We take a closer look at these acts and how they will affect your business.

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Why You Should Use 2 Factor Authentication

By:Staff Writer

We break down what 2 Factor Authentication is, why it is imported in securing you and your user data and how it can help your business and improve the quality of leads, data, sales & customer retention.

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A2P messaging : RCS, Fraudulent Vendors and Data Security

By:Waheed Adam

Waheed Adam, Chairman of iTouch Messaging, describes the challenges facing businesses using A2P SMS and the negative impact fraudulent messaging providers have on the industry, and the work being undertaken by MEF to educate the market.

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Case Study: How Bulk SMS Provides A Secure Communication Platform For Banking

By:Wafieka Bruckner

A case study on how iTouch provided a secure bulk SMS solution for a major South African bank to help them improve their customer communications.

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