Recent data from FTI  Consulting’s 2021 Resilience  Barometer—which draws on  insights from business  professionals in South Africa  and globally regarding the  major commercial,  technological, reputational  and legal challenges of the  last year—confirmed that this  increase in risk has not been  adequately addressed by most  corporations in South Africa

Cybersecurity remains a significant concern for businesses in South Africa. Early on in the pandemic, cybersecurity experts reported dramatic increases in attacks on businesses in the region, with hundreds of thousands of devices and accounts being exploited each week. Unfortunately, though cyber risks have continued to increase, the pressures of the last year have prevented most businesses from taking the proactive steps needed to mitigate their risk.

For further information please contact Linda Bertolissio or Riina Rintanen.