4 CRITICAL RISKS FOR A COMPANY TO MANAGE   Coronavirus poses a risk to humanity, possibly the greatest risk to our physical health that many of us have faced in our lifetime, and at the same time, unethical cybercriminals are using the pandemic as an opportunity to increase hacking attempts and phishing attacks. In order […]


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

Introducing Sandhya Mohan-Pillai: Director of Mobius Consulting

The Importance of Practical Solutions in Information Risk Management  Sandhya Mohan-Pillai  The information risk and technology consulting industry has seen a huge surge in recent years, with Mobius Consulting’s own Sandhya Mohan-Pillai as a prominent figure in the industry, helping lead the way in creating awareness and understanding of organisational IT Governance and Information security […]

Introducing Patrick Ryan: Managing Director at Mobius Consulting

Introduction to Patrick Ryan and the Origins of Mobius Consulting Before starting Mobius Consulting eight years ago, Patrick Ryan worked at a number of large auditing, accounting, and tax firms in South Africa, United Kingdom, and United States, which allowed him to expand his skills, and gain invaluable experience in information and cybersecurity, which he […]


THE LONG WAIT TO ENFORCEMENT  The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) was first tabled in 2005. In 2013, the President signed off the act.  Subsequently, a few developments were established, we saw the appointment of the Information Regulator in 2016 and most recently in 2019 the final regulations of the act were published. These […]

Where to start with Privacy

Acting ethically means organisations need to understand their personal information processing activities together with the positive and negative impacts on all parties. This means organisations need to be effective data stewards and align processing activities with applicable privacy compliance requirements. Being compliant with privacy law / regulations may be daunting, however we have a recommended […]

ISMS in a Digitised Box

Information Security is the immune system in the body of any business. But how do we implement an effective, sustainable Information Security Management System (ISMS) within an organisation?   With a proven track record in defining, assessing and implementing an ISMS utilising integrated risk management technology, we have applied our specialist knowledge to create the […]

Mobius won awards at ISACA SA Annual Awards evening

Mobius won TWO awards at the ISACA SA Annual Awards event.  The ISACA South Africa Awards are the highest honours bestowed by the Chapter on individuals in the appreciation of their active roles in the field of technology, information and cyber security, governance, risk and innovation in South Africa.  The ISACA South Africa Chapter hosted […]

Mobius Consulting Cybersecurity Survey

  It is Global Cyber Awareness Month, a perfect time to review if your organisation has the required capabilities in place to handle a major cybersecurity incident.  Are you aware of the latest cybersecurity trends in the industry and how other organisations are managing cyber risk?   Take the Mobius Cybersecurity Survey to find out! […]


We’ve certainly noticed recent changes in global Privacy regulation, including the go live date of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as some advances with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) – more precisely, the efforts of the Information Regulator to establish its office. Privacy has most definitely moved past the point […]

We hosted an Identities in the Future event with Sailpoint and CyberIAM

As the number and types of users accessing your data increases in this modern and ever complex world, managing these identities and limiting their access to only what is necessary, is one of the many issues to solve in the identity space. Add outsourcing, cloud services, dev/ops and Agile to the mix, this gets even […]

Africa CACS 2019 Conference

Mobius was a sponsor at Africa CACS 2019, 19 and 20 August at the Sandton Convention Centre. We also presented on two pertinent topics.   It was an honour to be part of an international event like this one.   If you missed the presentations – below is a brief overview of both presentations:- “Your Third […]

Cybersecurity Incident Response infosheet

  Hot off the press is our new Cybersecurity Incident Response infosheet.   The infosheet articulates how we can help clients to improve their cybersecurity incident readiness through our approach of developing, adopting and testing an organisation wide response process.   Download the infosheet HERE        

A look at the GDPR and the relevance to non EU Entities

It’s been almost a year since we received large amounts of emails informing us of updates to companies’ privacy policies. On May 25, 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. The cost of non-compliance, with this extraterritorial regulation, for those entities which process EU citizen personal information is still as high as […]

We’re a proud sponsor of #ITWeb Security Summit 2019!

We’ll be exhibiting at #ITWeb Security Summit 2019!  Raymond du Plessis (Senior Managing Consultant at Mobius Consulting) will also be presenting on the topic “Developing a cybersecurity programme based on the NIST framework”.   ITWeb Security Summit is southern Africa’s definitive conference and expo for information security, IT and business professionals. The 14th annual ITWeb […]

Mobius will be speaking at the first Third Party Risk Management Conference in South Africa – 19 and 20 March 2019

Mobius, in partnership with Phinity Risk Solutions, will be speaking at the first Third Party Risk Management Conference in South Africa. Join us at the conference to gain insights into managing third party risks in a changing regulatory environment, setting up a third party management framework, instituting due diligence practices and implementing third party risk […]

SailPoint iD JOHANNESBURG 2018

The Identity Governance Thought Leadership Event Come join other identity professionals from around Africa for a two-day event full of best practices workshops, discussions on the future of identity and networking with your peers. Learn how to make your organisation’s identity program more efficient and secure – all rounded off with a passport to party! […]

Mobius was a sponsor at ISACA Conference 2018

Mobius was a sponsor at the ISACA Conference that took place at the SCC on 27 and 28 August 2018. The ISACA South Africa Chapter Annual Conference takes you in-depth into emerging trends, best practices, and the tools and techniques you need to survive and thrive in the ever-more complex world of information systems audit, […]

NIST Releases Version 1.1 of its Popular Cybersecurity Framework

Credit: N. Hanacek/NIST GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released version 1.1 of its popular Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, more widely known as the Cybersecurity Framework. “Cybersecurity is critical for national and economic security,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “The voluntary NIST Cybersecurity Framework should be every […]

Mobius will be speaking at the Western Cape Regional Chapter meeting on 17 April

Robert Len (Senior Penetration Tester at Mobius Consulting) will present “Would the owner of “Password123” please stand up” at the Western Cape Regional Chapter meeting on 17 April.  In this presentation Robert will discuss bypassing security controls to gain access to critical systems using actual case studies. Robert will talk through the steps taken during […]

Visit the Mobius Consulting stand at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018

Visit the Mobius Consulting stand at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 Mobius Consulting is a Sponsor at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 on 22 – 23 May 2018 at Vodacom World, Midrand. The ITWeb Security Summit 2018 will address information security in a purely business context, which will enable you to respond effectively and protect […]

The Mobius Academy

Want to fast-track your team? The Mobius Academy 2018 IT GRC internship programme is aimed at graduates and young professionals. Contact us today to request a quote for the full programme (23 training days) or specific courses ranging between a half-day to 2 days per course. Download our Factsheet

October is Cyber Security Awareness month

Mobius is offering “live hack” demo’s (approximately 30 mins ) to all our valued clients to raise Cyber Security awareness during the month of October. The Goal  To educate and ultimately change user behaviour in dealing with nefarious emails and suspicious links.  The demo not only aligns with but very much reinforces the concept of “think before […]

Congratulations to Patrick Ryan for winning the ISACA Innovation Award

Congratulations to our MD, Patrick Ryan, for winning the 2017 ISACA South Africa Innovation Award. Mobius, under Patrick Ryan’s direction, developed a Third Party Risk Management methodology in 2015, and using this methodology assisted clients to manage their third party risks. Patrick Ryan, soon identified the relatively low maturity level of Third Party Risk Management […]

ISACA Exam Preparation Workshops for CISA and CRISC

Mobius Consulting will be presenting ISACA Exam Preparation Workshops for CISA (by Terence Fogarty) and CRISC (by Andre Viviers) 30 – 31 August 2017 at Sandton Convention Centre. Please go to the following links for more information, rates and to register: i. ii.

We are a sponsor at the 2017 ISACA South Africa Chapter Annual Conference

The ISACA South Africa Chapter Annual Conference 28 – 29 August 2017 takes you in-depth into emerging trends, best practices, and the tools and techniques you need to survive and thrive in the ever-more complex world of information systems audit, assurance, control and security. Connect with experts, thought leaders and fellow information systems and business […]

Mobius Consulting on board as a Sponsor for the ITWeb Security Summit 2017

Mobius Consulting is a Sponsor at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 on 16 – 17 May 2017 at Vodacom World, Midrand. ITWeb events attract senior level business decision-makers across the ICT industry. The content expertise is in the ICT industry and covers a broad spectrum of relevant topics, from cyber security to the cloud and […]

Mobius Consulting is now part of the IAPP vendor list

We are proud to announce that we are now part of the International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP) vendor list, one of the largest global privacy communities. Learn more about the IAPP: IAPP Mission and Background