Finance Indaba 2016: This Is Me is your identity theft safeguard

"Over 8,8 million South Africans have fallen prey to some form of cyber-crime, of which identity theft forms a significant enough part of this to consider it a serous threat" says Brennan Wright, marketing manager of This Is Me, a silver partner at the Finance Indaba Africa 2016 on 13 and 14 October 2016 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

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In the coming weeks and months, we will be chatting to all the Indaba partners, asking them why they are joining the event and what their most important message for finance professionals is.

Do you want to hear how This Is Me can help you with your compliance and verification challenges? Do you want to be informed about the latest and greatest in finance? Then don't miss the Finance Indaba Africa 2016.

Why will you be present at the Finance Indaba?
"The Finance Indaba presents the perfect platform to engage with the right people within the right context."

What will you be talking about?
"We will be talking about FICA Compliance, Identity Verification and knowing your customer."

What are the challenges you can help finance professionals/firms with in 2016?

  • FICA Compliance and Know Your Customer challenges are at the top of our list of challenges that we're here to solve.
  • Identity Verification and Authentication challenges.
  • Business Verification (otherwise known as Juristics) is another avenue that we can assist businesses with.

Tell us about your international expansion plans.
"We have been approached at either a governmental and/or business level to solve challenges in Australasia, America and Nigeria."

Is cyber identity theft a serious issue in SA?
"For businesses and for individuals, it represents an ever-growing threat. It's something that you think can and never will happen to you or your business, but the statistics show that this is something that we cannot ignore any longer. Over 8,8 million South Africans have fallen prey to some form of cyber-crime, of which identity theft forms a significant enough part of this to consider it a serious threat."