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The 10-step plan to fight cyber risk

Rigorous IT security assessments should be performed by specialists. They can give you a head start towards understanding your company’s capabilities for managing and mitigating the ever-present risk that cyber threats pose today. We believe that ex

Shavonne Smith: Prepare to combat rise in cybercrime

In the first of a new series, Deloitte & Touche (Bahamas) Shavonne Smith urges companies to take prevention measures to the next level . . .

Taking security beyond the passwords, firewalls

Deloitte’s Shavonne Smith warns companies to extend prevention further than access control

It may be fair to wonder, especially if a Board member does not have a professional information technology (IT) background, whether asking management about specific security measures might invite jargon-ridden replies that leave the director no wiser than before.

Responses to crime forum recommendations

The recommendations of the Crime Forum and the Ministry of National Security’s responses:

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How to combat IT’s ‘weapon of choice’

Deloitte’s Shavonne Smith warns that even the most innocuous actions can expose companies to cybercriminals . . .

'One-stop shop' for Bahamians to trade globally

A bank has unveiled an online trading platform to give Bahamian investors direct “one-stop shop” access to the US and global financial markets.Cornèrtrader, a subsidiary of Bahamas-based Cornèr Bank (Overseas) subsidiary, said the initiative was desi

Beres Hammond and R Kelly concerts collide

SOCIAL Networks have been swarmed with concert gossip over the past few weeks after news broke that two major events will clash on the same date in February.

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R Kelly leaves lasting impression

AN EMOTIONAL R Kelly moved the local crowd during his first concert in the Bahamas.

G R Sweeting lends helping hand to Ranfurly Home

G R SWEETING’S Clarks and The Shoe Village stores are lending a helping hand to a local non-profit organisation in need of financial assistance.

Scotiabank major sponsor of junior regatta

Scotiabank major sponsor of junior regatta MAJOR SPONSOR: Shown (l-r) are Clyde Rolle, vice commodore of the National Family Island Regatta committee, Leah R Davis, senior manager of marketing and public relations for Scotiabank (Bahamas) and Wycliff Alb

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Jones named to John R Wooden Award Preseason Top 30

GEORGE Washington senior Jonquel Jones was named to the John R Wooden Award Women’s Preseason Top 30 on ESPN’s SportsCenter and on espnW yesterday morning.

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Buddy Hield wins John R Wooden Award

UNIVERSITY of Oklahoma senior guard Buddy Hield was announced as the 2016 John R Wooden Award winner Friday night, presented annually to the nation’s top men’s college basketball player.

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Expect the unexpected says R&B superstar

R&B SUPERSTAR R Kelly is excited about his first ever performance in the Bahamas, saying that one of his greatest joys is travelling the world and inspiring people with his music. The 46-year-old Grammy-award winning singer said fans attending tonight’s “Celebration of Love” concert at Arawak Cay can expect the unexpected when he takes the stage.

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BTC celebrates the love for R Kelly at store event

AS the lead sponsor of the recent R Kelly ‘Celebration of Love’ concert at Arawak Cay, BTC was only too happy to host the singer to a visit to the BTC store at the South West Plaza just hours before he went on stage to a full house.

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Ty Love makes comeback with new name

AFTER being missing in action for some time, Bahamian R&B artist Ty Love made his comeback during a weekend performance. He also revealed a name change that is in the works.

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RE Cooper award for Senator Burrows

SENATOR Greg Burrows, the founder of the Freedom Farm Baseball League, receives his R E Cooper Sr National Meritorious Award this week after mssing the awards ceremony last week due to a prior commitment.

Bahamas First holds governance seminar

BAHAMAS First Holdings (BFH) recently hosted a training seminar for company directors on sound corporate governance principles, as part of its ‘knowledge transfer’ programme.The event was facilitated by the Institute of Directors (IOD), a UK-based tr

Insurance a complement, but no cure, for cyber security risk

Cyber insurance can complement a company’s active security measures by providing coverage in three broad areas: * Liability for loss or breach of data * Remediation costs to respond to a breach, such as a forensic investigation, notification to aff

Chamber directors now fully installed

Grand Bahama’s business community came out in force for the annual banquet and installation of the Chamber of Commerce’s officers and directors. Pictured are back row (L to R): Dan Romance, Bradford Marine; Lynn Lowe, Kelly’s Freeport; Janet Albury, VIP Services; Mick Holding, GB Shipyard; Kevin Seymour, Pharmachem; Larry Albury, Freeport Jet Wash; Dillion Knowles, Dillon F. Knowles Consulting; and Sarah Kirkby, Barefoot Marketing.

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Four more added to list of award winners

THE R E Cooper Sr National Meritorious Awards have announced four more outstanding people to be recognised for their service to their fellow Bahamians and to be honoured at the gala event on October 29 at the Atlantis Ballroom, Paradise Island.