Afrinic mulls punitive policy for errant governments
Governments that cut off internet access to their citizens could find themselves refused new IP addresses under a proposal put through one of the five global IP allocation organizations.
The suggested clampdown will be... (continued)
Connected to India is an online media company focussed on covering news around Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and people of Indian origin worldwide. We write about the social, economic, medical, philanthropic, political, entrepreneurial and other impact people of Indian origin are making in the countries of their residence, outside of India. Currently, we are... (continued)
Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
You can’t serve others unless you take care of yourself. That's why the airlines advise you to put on your oxygen mask first before helping others. With so much at stake for your clients, for your organization, for your cause— it can be easy to overlook your needs! Yet, the constant... (continued)
Newsflash: "Strategic planning" is pointless! Unless, of course, it leads to action... action that achieves results that advance your mission. Non-profits need to hear strategic planning as a "call to action" and follow through, but it's tough when you don't have all of the pieces... (continued)
Wed, Apr 05, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
All too often, nonprofit communications are planned and executed in a silo. The membership team has one approach, the fundraising team another, and various program directors market their services independently as well. The result? A muddled brand presence and lots of wasted resources. Brand strategy... (continued)
Whether we like it or not, prices for items such as milk, gasoline, and grain will continue to increase in the course of our lifetime. But the rates at which these prices will inflate are tough for the average American to guess. What we can do, however, is stay vigilant with what we can... (continued)
Periodontal disease is the most common bacterial infection in pets. This is because many pet parents ignore the importance of providing proper oral care. Unfortunately, a periodontal disease not just affects the teeth and mouth of your pet; it is a progressive disease that can adversely impact the entire... (continued)
Emerging market (EM) debt has seen a sharp sell-off since the US elections. What is your outlook for the asset class? EM debt needs growth, and in theory strong US growth (i.e. fiscal expansion) should be positive for the asset class. The uncertainties around a Donald Trump presidency are... (continued)
Many stock markets around the world offer active managers room to generate superior returns. Among them, Japan stands out. Its equity market appears particularly inefficient. Reforms are also shaking up the once stagnant economy, creating new winners and losers in the corporate sector. That said,... (continued)
• Revenue bonds tend to offer higher yields and entail risks that are typically more straightforward than general obligation bonds (GOs) for research-driven investors to analyze.
• Local government issuers face practical constraints on raising revenue, while large pension liabilities put... (continued)
For the US, the second half of 2016 was a tale of two economies, with a strong domestic economy and weaker industrial sector. These trends are largely unchanged, but are now set against a very different political backdrop. While the impact of Donald Trump’s election as US president remains unclear, the... (continued)
Financial fraud continues to evolve; it's more sophisticated, harder to detect, and takes advantage of people's emotions like fear and excitement. According to a recent TD survey, 85 per cent of Canadians worry about themselves or their loved ones becoming a victim of financial... (continued)
5 Commercial Fraud Prevention Tips
This March marks the 13th anniversary of Fraud Prevention Month. While the annual program focuses on protecting the consumer, businesses should take advantage of the time to better educate themselves on commercial fraud. A recent poll of Canadian... (continued)
The Accounts Payable department is a prime target for fraud. Criminals looking to exploit your business take advantage of AP departments buried in paperwork to submit phony invoices and hope they’ll slip by as legitimate.
A single fraudulent invoice might not impact your company too much. However,... (continued)
As medical identity theft continues to rise, so does its impact on the healthcare industry and patients. Prevention is possible with the right health IT solutions.
In 2014, nearly 9 million patient health records were breached in 164 reported incidents. By March 2015, that number... (continued)
A recent research study Mimecast conducted with Vanson Bourne revealed that 66% of the surveyed South African businesses said that they thought it likely that their organization would suffer from cyber-criminal activity in 2017.
So said Mimecast MD Brandon Bekker, adding that there are three major... (continued)
Challenges and Opportunities
The Paypers has invited various thought leaders to share their views on 2017 predictions regarding security threats and fraud management solutions
Monica Eaton-Cardone, Global Risk Technologies: Criminal fraud, in the form of unauthorised transactions, will remain... (continued)
Forex trading is such a lucrative business that every single day the number of a retail traders is increasing at an exponential rate. In the past, forex trading was only limited to the large banks and institutions since it required a high amount of money to trade the live assets in the market. But due... (continued)