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We have partnered with the following companies to help you, as a Discovery Business Insurance client, manage the evolving risks facing your business including cyber risks, reputational risks and legal risks.

Protect your business against cyber-attacks with AVeS Cyber Security

Who is AVeS Cyber Security?

AVeS Cyber Security specialises in IT governance and architectural services, combining expert knowledge, services and leading technology products to give comprehensive information security and advanced IT infrastructure solutions. With 20 years of experience, AVeS Cyber Security has honed their solutions and services to help Southern African businesses future-proof their IT environments against the constantly evolving threat landscape while achieving their digital transformation aspirations. The company offers a leading portfolio of professional services, products, and training in security, infrastructure and governance solutions.

How our cyber insurance offering benefits your business

Our cyber insurance cover provides a holistic approach by assisting you to both understand and mitigate the cyber risks facing your business. South Africans lose more than R2.2 billion to internet fraud and phishing attacks a year1. This emphasises the importance of this cover for South African businesses.

As part of our insurance offering, you can get cyber cover to protect your business against losses you or a third party may incur as a result of an insured cyber event. Through our partnership with AVeS Cyber Security, you can also get access to cyber protection

Protection/ Benefit Basic Protection
Protection package
Advanced Protection
Risk assessment
Monthly PC health report  Basic  Advanced  Advanced
Antivirus and endpoint protection  Basic  Advanced  Advanced
Remote assistance  Limited  Limited  Advanced
Basic document backup    
Complete and continuous backup of PC  

For every R15 000 of cyber cover, you will get a basic protection package at no additional cost.

You get access to dedicated IT support services

In addition, all Discovery Business Insurance clients get access to a dedicated IT support service offered through AVeS Cyber Security. This service will provide you with expertise that will help you to resolve IT issues quickly to minimise interruptions to your business.

The IT support desk is available on Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 5pm and you can access it using any one of the following channels:

The dedicated IT support desk is available to all Discovery Business Insurance clients at no additional cost.

For more details on the dedicated IT support services, click here.

Manage your business's reputation during a crisis with Edelman

Who is Edelman?

Edelman is a leading, global communications marketing firm that partners with many of the world's largest emerging businesses and organisations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations.
Edelman believes that earning their partners' lasting trust is the secret to their success, that it's the best counter to competitors and consumer indifference. Having started as a public relations pioneer, Edelman's business now includes communications marketing, advisory services, and digital strategies and solutions. The diverse team at Edelman consists of strategists, creators and counsellors to give you in-depth expertise.

How our crisis and reputation management cover benefits your business

Our crisis and reputation management offering provides cover in the event that a crisis occurs which jeopardises your business's reputation. When you select Public Liability cover, you will automatically get R50 000 of crisis and reputation management cover.

The cover amount can be used to purchase consultation services from Edelman who will assist you in managing the crisis and the reputation of your business. Edelman has a 24/7 call centre support service which offers immediate crisis control.

Services offered include:

  • Media monitoring
  • Issues audit
  • Media relations management
  • Communications strategy
  • Speech writing
    • Briefing the key stakeholders, including the CEO
    • Issuing a company holding statement in the press or on social media
    • Internal communication to staff
    • Communication to customers and other stakeholders.

Get the legal support your business needs with Updraft

Who is Updraft?

Updraft is a contract management platform backed by an experienced team of advocates and attorneys who work hand-in-hand with top information technology specialists to deliver the most advanced range of document creation, management, compliance and legal support solutions available in the market today.

With more than nine years of collaborative systems development, their legal and professional drafting and contract management solutions allow you to take control of the way in which your company documents are created, amended, stored and secured.

How our legal support cover helps your business

Our legal support benefit provides affordable, quality legal services to businesses. This benefit is automatically included in all Plans to help businesses with their day to day legal issues. The benefit includes:

  • Access to legal support at any time during business hours
  • A Business Legal Review that checks your compliance and risk management
  • Online contract drafting services

As a Discovery Business Insurance client, you get access to online legal services managed by Updraft, including drafting services for the following business agreements:

  • Employment agreement
  • Acknowledgement of debt agreement
  • Service provider agreement
  • Deed of suretyship
  • Sale of property agreement
  • Non-disclosure agreement
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