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Candice Holland, director of the Risk Advisory Practice at Deloitte SA. Tech plays pivotal role in regulatory compliance 22 Feb 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga
Candice Holland, director of the Risk Advisory Practice at Deloitte SA.
22 Feb 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga

Automating reporting systems simplifies the management information process, allowing easy management of reports, says Deloitte's Candice Holland.

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MP Bantu Holomisa spoke at ITWeb's Governance, Risk and Compliance 2017 conference. GRC implementation key to govt success, says Holomisa 22 Feb 2017 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe
MP Bantu Holomisa spoke at ITWeb's Governance, Risk and Compliance 2017 conference.
22 Feb 2017 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe

Government and state-owned entities should implement proper GRC strategies for the country to succeed, says MP Bantu Holomisa.

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Jeanetha Brink, owner of Jeanetha Brink Consulting. Companies must identify risk appetite 21 Feb 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga
Jeanetha Brink, owner of Jeanetha Brink Consulting.
21 Feb 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga

Consultant Jeanetha Brink unpacks the four main themes in corporate governance and emphasises the human impact.

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Nerushka Bowan, technology and privacy lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright. Every business is a digital business 21 Feb 2017 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe
Nerushka Bowan, technology and privacy lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright.
21 Feb 2017 - by Kgaogelo Letsebe

As more devices become ‘sensorised', connected and intelligent, cyber risk is no longer only an IT or industry-specific issue, says lawyer Nerushka Bowan.

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Sizwe Snail ka Mtuze, member of the SA Information Regulator. The quest to establish a world-class Information Regulator 21 Feb 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga
Sizwe Snail ka Mtuze, member of the SA Information Regulator.
21 Feb 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga

SA's Information Regulator members are committed to making the office fully operational in a year's time, said Sizwe Snail ka Mtuze.

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Max Blecher, chairperson of South African National Standards Body mirror committee on IT Service Management and IT Governance and MD, Virtual Alliance. The benefits of adopting and implementing standards 20 Feb 2017 - by Charmaine Shangase
Max Blecher, chairperson of South African National Standards Body mirror committee on IT Service Management and IT Governance and MD, Virtual Alliance.
20 Feb 2017 - by Charmaine Shangase

ITWeb caught up with Max Blecher, who is well known in the IT industry for the role that he plays in the IT governance and risk management sectors.

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POPI compliance not a 'tick-box' exercise 14 Feb 2017 - by Marilyn de Villiers
14 Feb 2017 - by Marilyn de Villiers

The Protection of Personal Information Act makes provision for fines of up to R10 million and/or up to 10 years' imprisonment of the organisation's CEO or MD for non-compliance with the Act.

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Malesela Mokonyane is head of compliance at the Real People Assurance Company. Effective GRC practitioners perform a balancing act 14 Feb 2017 - by Charmaine Shangase
Malesela Mokonyane is head of compliance at the Real People Assurance Company.
14 Feb 2017 - by Charmaine Shangase

GRC practitioners  must familiarise themselves  with the latest developments and trends, watching out for associated risks and ensuring the business objectives take those risks into account.

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Advocate Pansy Tlakula was appointed chairperson of the Information Regulator in October. Exclusive interview: Pansy Tlakula readies Information Regulator 14 Feb 2017 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba
Advocate Pansy Tlakula was appointed chairperson of the Information Regulator in October.
14 Feb 2017 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba

Pansy Tlakula, chairperson of SA's Information Regulator, sets the end of the year as her target to have the compliance body up and running.

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Laws should not stop companies from using the cloud, says Michalsons' John Giles. Cloud adopters must comply with data laws 10 Feb 2017 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa
Laws should not stop companies from using the cloud, says Michalsons' John Giles.
10 Feb 2017 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa

There are different kinds of laws that must be complied with in different jurisdictions, says Michalsons Attorneys.

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Company executives should refrain from traditional hardware disposal methods, says CEO of Xperien Wale Arewa. Xperien runs asset disposal awareness campaign 9 Feb 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga
Company executives should refrain from traditional hardware disposal methods, says CEO of Xperien Wale Arewa.
9 Feb 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga

The IT asset disposal company is running an awareness campaign and is giving away free digital sanitisation software called destroyData.

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Moses Segaetsho, a secretary and board member of ISACA South Africa Chapter and senior manager for IT GRC and Vendor Relationship Management at  the Auditor General South Africa. Impact of technology on GRC 8 Feb 2017 - by Charmaine Shangase
Moses Segaetsho, a secretary and board member of ISACA South Africa Chapter and senior manager for IT GRC and Vendor Relationship Management at  the Auditor General South Africa.
8 Feb 2017 - by Charmaine Shangase

With the fast pace of technological change, are you as the GRC practitioner facilitating or frustrating progress?

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In 2017, firms will have to come to terms with POPI, drone laws and copyright amendments. Regulatory quagmire awaits SA's IT businesses 31 Jan 2017 - by Admire Moyo
In 2017, firms will have to come to terms with POPI, drone laws and copyright amendments.
31 Jan 2017 - by Admire Moyo

South Africa has a number of laws that have been in the pipeline for some years and their impact will be felt this year.

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Portia Simelane, group manager: IT Governance and Resilience, Airports Company of South Africa. GRC enabling business agility, not inhibiting it 24 Jan 2017 - by Charmaine Shangase
Portia Simelane, group manager: IT Governance and Resilience, Airports Company of South Africa.
24 Jan 2017 - by Charmaine Shangase

Agile GRC practitioners empower business to make informed decisions within the confinement of law and regulations.

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Residents of a village in Mali are screened for trachoma, a neglected tropical disease and the world's leading infectious cause of blindness. Photo credit: The Carter Center. Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Joins Forces with Public and Private Partners During the 2017 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos with Common Goal of Accelerating the End of Neglected Tropical Diseases 23 Jan 2017 - by Business Wire
Residents of a village in Mali are screened for trachoma, a neglected tropical disease and the world's leading infectious cause of blindness. Photo credit: The Carter Center.
23 Jan 2017 - by Business Wire

On Jan. 20, during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation joined forces with The END Fund and other key partners committed to accelerating progress on neglected tropical diseases, including Bill Gates, co-founder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Ken Frazier, chairman and CEO at Merck; and Tsitsi Masiyiwa, executive chair, Higherlife Foundation; and more.

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Ferdi Gazendam has been named COO of Tritech media and will also be joining the company's board. Tritech Media appoints COO 20 Jan 2017 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa
Ferdi Gazendam has been named COO of Tritech media and will also be joining the company's board.
20 Jan 2017 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa

The company has named Ferdi Gazendam as the chief operating officer to oversee all its businesses.

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Pay for your train ride with your fitness tracker 20 Jan 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga
20 Jan 2017 - by Sibahle Malinga

We round up trends from across the globe that had us scratching our heads.

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How to prepare for an uncertain digital future 20 Jan 2017 - by Lee Naik
Lee Naik.
20 Jan 2017 - by Lee Naik

The answer won't be found in Davos but within your own organisation, writes TransUnion Africa CEO Lee Naik.

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Tim Galligan, VP SAAS solutions, Sailpoint Technologies. Cloud adoption, security and governance unravelled 19 Jan 2017 - by Allyson Towle
Tim Galligan, VP SAAS solutions, Sailpoint Technologies.
19 Jan 2017 - by Allyson Towle

Sailpoint Technologies' Tim Galligan explains how cloud adoption, security and governance are inter-linked.

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Cloud computing. Preventing hacking: cloud experts give tips 19 Jan 2017 - by Nicole Broome
Cloud computing.
19 Jan 2017 - by Nicole Broome

Gartner predicts that in 2015, 80% of successful hacks will succeed by using known exploits.

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