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Data privacy can mean jail time for CEOs

While POPIA is imminent, the extent of its efficacy is still unclear.


Top-level UN human rights role gives Tlakula extra digital power

Advocate Pansy Tlakula believes her position as SA's Information Regulator will complement the way the UN human rights committee tackles hate speech and racism on digital platforms.


Final POPI regulations published

The Information Regulator has published the final Protection of Personal Information regulations.

Aug 7, 2018

Survey participants admit to being in dark about POPI

Half of local firms surveyed in ITWeb's online survey admitted to not being ready for the looming implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act.


POPI set to be a 'rude awakening' for SA businesses

The industry watchdog will be looking to make an impact when the legislation finally comes into force, says Webber Wentzel.


Africa's limited data protection laws heighten GDPR significance

A lot of countries on the continent have no data protection legislation whatsoever, warns Deloitte's data privacy specialist.


SLAs - the onus is on you

Since ultimate accountability doesn't rest with the service provider, top management needs to take an active role in the company's SLAs.


Step up security of customer data: Striata

In the wake of another data breach in the US, the public and private sector need to step up customer data security, specifically across digital channels, says Greg Gatherer, Head of Strategic Accounts for Africa at Striata.

Apr 29, 2014

Parts of POPI already in effect

The aspects that are in place already are not of any great importance.


Preparing for POPI begins with processes

The businesses that will be least impacted by POPI are those that have already begun to plan for it, says Arthur Bucas, associate director at Ovations and head of ECM and BPM.


Privacy law presents opportunity to sort data

The need to clean up databases of information is an opportunity for organisations to streamline, says Esselaar Attorneys.


POPI turns up regulatory heat on ECM

Companies will need to look at how they store and manage personal information when a new law is enacted.

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