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POPIA deadline looms large for healthcare practitioners

The new POPIA law stands to impact how healthcare practitioners process, capture, store and transmit patient data, says Dirk Hammann, legal adviser to Altron HealthTech.


POPIA drives data governance best practice to top priority

With the fast-approaching POPIA deadline, there is growing urgency to implement data governance best practices to control and monitor data management.


Information Regulator calls on info officers to register online

The Information Regulator urges organisations to submit their online registrations of information officers and deputy information officers from 1 May.


Simplifying POPIA for small business

One of the most critical areas of POPIA is the need to get someone’s consent before sharing their information, says Louise Robinson, sales director of CG Consulting.


No extension to POPI Act grace period, says info regulator

The Information Regulator stresses the one-year grace period given to organisations to comply with the data privacy law will not be extended.

Mar 10, 2021

POPIA deadline requires companies to check they’re compliant

In July 2021, enforcement of the South African Protection of Personal Information Act comes into effect, after the year-long grace period comes to an end.


Four steps to manage change and drive POPIA compliance

OneTrust's David Longford outlined four key steps to support POPIA compliance during a webinar this week.

Feb 17, 2021

SA consumers expose biggest call centre frustrations

South Africans cite being contacted without their permission among the major frustrations when dealing with outbound calls from call centres.

Feb 15, 2021

Organisations must ready for POPI Act’s full might

As companies prepare to comply with the POPI Act, they should expect to see an active Information Regulator and strict enforcement, says Deloitte’s Leishen Pillay.

Feb 15, 2021

How to ‘POPI-proof’ your payroll

While POPI may be seen as legal red tape and a bit of a pain, it’s an opportunity to improve processes, which in turn will improve customer experience and result in cost savings.

Feb 8, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic catapults data protection controls

A Cisco survey shows data privacy has become an even more important priority during the coronavirus pandemic.


Remaining compliant in today’s data-driven digital transformation era

ITWeb is hosting its 11th annual ITWeb Governance, Risk and Compliance event on 11 February.

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