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Behavioural biometrics offers organisations a unique method of securing transactions with customers, based on how they carry, handle and utilise their personal device. By Richard Craig, Practice Lead: Digital Experience at Altron Security. In an increasingly digital world, organisations are seeking new ways of handling their customers’ data, as well as verifying who they are. Security has only become more critical as our increasingly connected world finds itself targeted by a host of scammers, hackers
Migrating your identity and access management platform to a modern, standards-based one reduces security worries and frees you to focus on your core business instead, says Richard Craig, Practice Lead: Digital Experience at Altron Security. A common definition used to describe the principle of identity and access management (IAM) is “ensuring that the right person has the right access at the right time”. However, an alternative view is that it is about making sure that
Africa’s leading security services provider has been created after the Competition Tribunal approved the acquisition of digital signature services company Lawtrust by JSE-listed Altron. The R245-million deal will see Lawtrust being integrated into Altron, which also acquired identity management market leader, Ubusha Technologies, in 2019 to form Altron Security. Altron Group Chief Executive, Mteto Nyati, said the acquisition of Lawtrust positioned Altron Security as a one-stop shop for digital and information security. Lawtrust is a
In an increasingly security-conscious world, the traditional password is genuinely a weak link. It’s time to adopt passwordless authentication instead. The use of passwords dates back to at least the time of the Roman Empire, when Roman soldiers used passwords inscribed on wooden tablets to verify that sentries were in the correct outpost at the right time. In today’s digital age, of course, not only has the issue of security become much more complex, but
Underscoring the vital need to protect customers’ data and identity, Old Mutual is investing in the best technology, with key partnerships concluded with Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, and Altron Security. The Ping Intelligent Identity platform provides customers, workforce and partners with access to cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications across the hybrid enterprise. Ping Identity’s solutions will enable Old Mutual to migrate away from its existing identity management, allowing for
The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), which came into effect on 1 July 2021, put a spotlight on the way that South African organisations collect, process and store data. Grant Long, Practice Lead for Data Privacy at Altron Security, says although global privacy laws such as POPIA have accelerated the adoption for good data governance, there is a lot more that can be achieved in organisations when it comes to an overarching data strategy.
By Alistair Pritchard – Specialist Consultant, Altron Security We live in challenging times where the trust we place on businesses to handle our sensitive information appropriately is constantly under question. There is a good reason for this. With privacy now top of mind, businesses, government organizations and others are now compelled to get ahead of new privacy mandates and ensure that the risk is removed, but this is clearly a daunting challenge. Each business needs to
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Article submitted by Richard Craig – Principal Consultant Under the current global conditions, almost every business is looking to accelerate their digital transformation. Business services that previously required person to person interfaces are being replaced by digital channels. Customers’ interactions via digital channels with businesses are accelerating at a rapid pace. At the core of a digital transformation strategy is identity. Identity is an underpinning layer of a digital transformation strategy from a customer, partner
Remote work is being practiced more widely than ever before and comes with increased risk. Employers new to this are experiencing the reality already. As a trusted advisor to clients across the globe, we have over 15 years of experience in understanding this topic in depth and at scale. Let us help you secure remote user access to your critical business systems and data. We are proud partners of vendors who have stepped in to
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