Govt opens registration to access matric results online
The Department of Basic Education urges matric learners to register on its website to view their results when they become available on 21 January.
Permission first before matric results publicised, says info watchdog
Publication of matric results is allowed provided it is done within the prescripts of SA’s data privacy law, says Information Regulator.
Matric results won’t be published in media
The Department of Basic Education has announced that matric exam results will no longer be published on any media public platforms to protect learners’ rights to privacy.
Info watchdog reveals 139 data breaches since POPIA
The Information Regulator is receiving more data breach notifications since the country’s data privacy legislation came into force on 1 July.
Wave your data goodbye
The Sophos State of Ransomware 2021 report reveals only 8% of businesses that pay a ransom will get back all of their data.
POPIA: Is your contact centre compliant?
Call centres are only allowed to use data for the purpose for which it was collected.
Info Regulator cracks whip on political parties ahead of elections
The Information Regulator tells political parties to safeguard voters’ personal information ahead of next month’s local government elections.
AVeS Cyber Security launches cyber security awareness campaign across southern Africa
As global cyber crime spikes, strong business leadership is required to increase organisational security and confidence, the company says.
How to navigate through the maze that is POPIA
AVeS Cyber Security specialises in assisting companies to become POPIA-ready, and the first step is to get a thorough assessment of a company’s current status quo.
Total document solution assessment saves business time, money
A TDS assessment will help a company to understand where they are spending money and why, says Werner Engelbrecht, GM, Kyocera Document Solutions South Africa.
Access management key to secure data
RSA's SecureID provides a risk-based authentication solution that analyses location, behaviour and device to determine risk, Bertie Neethling, RSA brand manager at First Distribution.