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Jul 29, 2022

Phinity Risk Solutions at the Dublin Tech Summit

Phinity Risk Solutions hosted a booth at the Dublin Tech Summit between the 15th and 16th of June 2022.  Our Chief Technology Officer, Lee Bristow, chatted to attendees and answered questions about the value of automation to streamline business processes and how the Phinity Platform can simplify risk management for your organisation. Contact Phinity Risk…

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Jul 29, 2022

Lee Bristow at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

Automating Procurement Compliance is the marrying of robotic process automation, ethics, and compliance. It’s a journey for all organisations who choose to innovate.  At the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition in May 2022, our Chief Technology Officer, Lee Bristow, spoke on the value of automating Procurement Compliance and took a deep dive…

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Feb 7, 2022

Can Ethics and Robotics Mix?

Risk specialist Lee Bristow breaks down a new strategy to mitigate security threats from third parties. If you use third parties to support your business’s core operations, they need access to essential data, intellectual property and operational capabilities for successful service delivery. This means you have an ethical and legal responsibility to protect the customer…

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Nov 25, 2021

Phinity Risk Solutions wins the 2021 Max Blecher Innovation award

Phinity Risk Solutions is proud to announce that it is the winner of the 2021 Max Blecher Innovation Award! t The 2021 Max Blecher Innovation Award is provided to an individual and/or organisation that has developed fresh new insights, developments, tools or techniques to promote the field of information security (IS) risk management, audit &…

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May 31, 2021

Practical Tips and Best Practices to Mature Your TPRM

Learn how to Accelerate Your Third Party Risk Management Maturity Now more than ever, companies are turning to Third Parties for a strategic edge that will take their business to the next level. These Third Parties will bring benefits and potentially risks, and that is why sustainable Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) processes should be…

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May 12, 2021

Growthpoint leverages the Phinity TPRM Solution to assess IT Vendors

Driven by the CIO, Growthpoint decided to implement TPRM as a new part of the companies Risk Management Strategy.

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Apr 29, 2021

Santam leverages the Phinity TPRM Solution for Broker Compliance

Broker compliance requires each insurer to assess all brokers through an ongoing detailed assessment process. Santam needed to calculate the compliance risks, track treatments, and provide a level of assurance to the industry body. 

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Mar 5, 2021

How To Tie Together and Boost Your Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) Processes

by Patrick Ryan, Managing Director and Lee Bristow, Chief Technology Officer of Phinity Risk Solutions   Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) is a pillar of operational resilience. Based on extensive experience it has become clear that most organisations are unaware of how many third parties are involved in their operations, nevermind the risks that these…

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Nov 12, 2020

Automate and Accelerate Insurer Compliance with Integrated Technology

With Lee Bristow, Chief Technology Officer for Phinity Risk Solutions There are significant oversight obligations placed on insurers to have the necessary resources and ability to comply. Phinity Risk Solutions has provided support to a major player in the insurance industry, as they embark on the initiative to obtain compliance maturity and ongoing visibility of…

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Apr 16, 2020

Know and Manage your Application Security Risk During COVID-19

With Amanda Hechter and Raymond du Plessis from Mobius Consulting as well and Lee Bristow from Phinity Risk Improve your Identity and Access Governance (IAG) & Assess your Application Security Risk With COVID-19 catching much of the world off-guard, there has been a scramble for organisations to make key applications, such as financial and HR…

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Apr 8, 2020

Know and Manage your Supplier Security Risk During COVID-19

With Lee Bristow from Phinity Risk Solutions and Malcolm Parker, Senior Managing Consultant at Mobius Consulting.   MANAGE YOUR SUPPLIER AND SECURITY RISK The novel Coronavirus has created a number of challenges for society and most organisations are not well prepared to cope with this pandemic and the impact that it has on their trade. The…

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Mar 19, 2020

Introducing Lee Bristow: Chief Technology Officer at Phinity Risk Solutions

Lee Bristow comes from a computer engineering background, with several years of experience in technical systems administration, project management and business development. With all his expertise, experience and knowledge combined, Phinity Risk Solutions was the perfect touchpoint in his career. This has given him the scope to use his skillset to innovate and re-create the…

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Mar 17, 2020

PHINITY RISK MANAGEMENT & MOBIUS CONSULTING ON COVID-19

The Covid-19 (Corona Virus) pandemic is highly topical at the moment and we at Phinity Risk Solutions and Mobius Consulting have taken a clear stance on this. REMOTE WORKING Phinity Risk Solutions and Mobius Consulting has implemented, with immediate effect, a remote-working policy in the South African, Mauritius and UK offices for the next two…

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Feb 18, 2020

The Importance of Cybersecurity and Third Party Risk Management for Your Business

Ensuring that your business is not only up-to-date when it comes to its technology platforms, but also airtight from a security perspective is paramount in the modern era. Cyber security has burgeoned into a massive industry with layered intricacies, but there are basic practices to follow in order to maintain your security integrity and third…

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Feb 11, 2020

Phinity presenting at the IITPSA

ACCELERATE YOUR BUSINESS: Delivering a compelling presentation at the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa, Phinity CTO Lee Bristow highlighted the importance of Identity & Access Governance (IAG) in mitigating and managing risk. While some systems can be cumbersome, utilising the Phinity cloud-based platform, and its variety of products available, can provide business owners…

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Jan 20, 2020

Phinity and CyberIAM announce STRATEGIC technology partnership

Phinity and CyberIAM are announcing a strategic partnership to provide advanced workflow and automation capabilities for customers. The firms are collaborating to deliver unique workflow and automation solutions focused on efficiency, that will streamline operations for customers implementing large scale Identity and Access Governance (IAG) capabilities. The Phinity cloud-based solution provides valuable information to streamline…

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Aug 5, 2019

Third Party Risk Management Conference

Phinity Risk Solutions, in partnership with Mobius, will be speaking at the first Third Party Risk Management Conference in South Africa. Come and join us as we share our gained insights into managing third-party risks. We will provide our view on how best to approach this complex process and how to get the best results….

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Aug 5, 2019

Who Cares About Third Party Risk Management?

Your board of directors, the group risk officer, and those responsible for information privacy governance. And anyone within a multinational organisation involved in manufacturing, retail, education and financial services. In your organisation, can you honestly answer yes to the following? Are all your third-party risks being considered in the organisation’s overall approach to enterprise risk…

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Aug 5, 2019

Is risk ownership aligned to the board of directors?

Providing risk management with a dedicated home at board level allows for the clearer oversight and accountability of management and processes. In turn, this ensures sound governance practices and a focus on transforming risk management into a centre of excellence. The board of directors is where the risk “buck stops”. After all, this is the…

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Aug 5, 2019

Application Attack Surface

When assessing application risk, many organisations focus on the obvious: the software that they already know. They then proceed to overlook the full inventory of applications and code when reviewing digital assets. These ‘known’ applications typically have a high brand value or financial value, carry compliance requirements, or have been linked to previous breaches. The…

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Aug 5, 2019

What is DevSecOps?

What is DevSecOps? The term “DevSecOps” places information security into the original operating model of “DevOps”. DevOps itself refers to the collaborative operating team of software developers and IT operations staff. DevOps is common practice the world over. The trouble, though, is that it was built for agility, speed and reliability – not security. And…

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Aug 5, 2019

Third Party Risk Management Software for the Financial Sector

Regulators the world over are now holding financial institutions responsible for the actions of their third parties — thanks largely to the 2008 financial crisis and several high-profile attacks that leveraged third parties’ information security weaknesses. As a result, the financial services sector now requires strong third party risk management. The governance, compliance and regulatory…

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Aug 5, 2019

Third Party Risk Management Silver Lining is Industry Self-Regulation

In today’s business environment it’s impossible to find a company that doesn’t contract with a third-party vendor to provide services. However, the convenience, flexibility and opportunities of outsourcing to third parties comes with significant risks. The risks vary from industry to industry, the common threats being regulatory and the impact of a potential third-party vendor…

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Aug 5, 2019

THIRD PARTY RISK MANAGEMENT A KEY GLOBAL PRIVACY COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENT

Background to current privacy challenges Organisations that collect and process personal information are faced with increasing Privacy compliance challenges, especially where their operations span multiple geographic regions. This, paired with a growing reliance on external service providers to support core business operations, creates complex Privacy compliance challenges. Some Privacy models are more comprehensive than others,…

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Jul 12, 2019

ISACA Max Blecher Innovation Award Winner: Triplicity

Congratulations to Patrick Ryan, the Managing Director of Mobius Services (Pty) Ltd & Phinity Risk Solutions, for winning the award. Under Patrick’s direction, Mobius developed a Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) methodology in 2015, to assist clients in managing their third party risks. Previously, in assisting several organisations to implement their own programmes, Patrick had…

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