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Compelling reasons for SA firms to comply with POPIA

Where does the Protection of Personal Information Act come into the data privacy picture for South African businesses?


What GDPR means for SA businesses

South African entities that flout data privacy requirements face fines under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.

Jul 30, 2019

When it comes to security- it's all in the timing

According to Jon-Louis Heimerl, manager, Threat Intelligence Communication Team at NTT Security the most relevant security news is what has already happened. However sometimes it’s what is happening now, or what we anticipate will happen.

Apr 10, 2019

Time to get personal about our privacy

It's time to face the reality of the world in which we live, where almost any service we use runs on our personal data.

Mar 31, 2019

Zuckerberg advocates for new Internet rules

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls for updated rules to govern the Internet, suggesting new regulation in four areas.

Feb 27, 2019

Trends 2019: Time to clean up your data act

Data privacy must be part of organisational DNA rather than a one-time compliance exercise.

Nov 30, 2018

Blockchain and your right to be forgotten

The promise of blockchain could be undone by recent advances in the protection of personal identification information.


First formal GDPR notice served

As the first General Data Protection Regulation summons is issued, how will you protect your firm from a similar fate? asks Anton Jacobsz, MD at Networks Unlimited.

Nov 8, 2018

Local firms may be forced to appoint GDPR reps

Companies that have been operating in the €EU may be required to appoint an EU-based GDPR representative, says Webber Wentzel.

Nov 8, 2018

Four essential pillars of GDPR compliance

Master Data Management's Gary Allemann discusses a four-pillar approach to structuring General Data Protection Regulation programmes.

Oct 30, 2018

Encrypt everything to meet GDPR requirements

The regulation identifies encryption as a key technology to reduce data security risks, says Thales.

Oct 22, 2018

Is your company ready to comply with POPI?

ITWeb and Sophos are running a survey to find to examine the current state of preparedness for the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA).

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