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Jul 17, 2020

POPIA compliance: Seven device, data security best practices to know

Companies must begin this transition sooner rather than later, and should expect POPIA compliance to meaningfully transform their business practices.

Sep 14, 2016

POP(I) quiz

Companies would do well to ask themselves three questions about device security ahead of POPI compliance.

Oct 20, 2014

Think you're ready for POPI?

What companies must do to prepare for the Protection of Personal Information Act.

Mar 30, 2005

Protecting knowledge capital

Amit Parbhucharan, director at Channel Data, looks at how companies can secure corporate data and realise return on investment.

Mar 15, 2005

Virtual tape sales on the rise

Virtual tape library sales are booming in SA, says Amit Parbhucharan, marketing director at Channel Data.


Data explosion jeopardises data recovery process

Exponential data growth is placing organisations under pressure to protect and recover business-critical information in less time, says Amit Parbhucharan, technology marketing director at Channel Data.

Amit Parbhucharan
IMEA and Mauritius GM at Beachhead Solutions.

Amit Parbhucharan is the IMEA and Mauritius GM at Beachhead Solutions, a company that designs cloud-managed mobile device security tools. Parbhucharan was formerly the southern Africa manager and practice lead for HP’s Information Management and Governance software portfolio, and joined HP through the acquisition of Autonomy. Prior to the acquisition, Parbhucharan was country manager for Autonomy’s backup technologies, working with business partners and associates on the continent to provide the company’s range of data protection, archiving and data discovery solutions to a broad spectrum of industries. He has been in the IT sector for over a decade, and specialised in data storage and data backup systems in the late 1990s. During his tenure with Autonomy and Hewlett-Packard, he played an active role in helping organisations solve their information governance challenges. This included data protection and recovery, data archiving, unstructured and structured data management, records management, enterprise content management, process workflow automation and legacy data clean-up initiatives. Parbhucharan currently serves as chairman for the Gandhi Walk Committee, an annual charity and family event in Johannesburg, and is also a member of the Information Security Group of Africa.