South African companies are being hacked as often as any other companies in any other county around the world, says?Craig Moir, MD of MyDBA.
The company has learned valuable lessons helping customers against the threat of ransomware, which will be helpful for POPI compliance, says Eric Holmes, security engineer at three6five.
POPI makes it obligatory for companies to do what IT security vendors have been preaching for years: put the security of data first,?says Gregory Anderson, country manager of Trend Micro SA.
The company has gone beyond the requirement to take reasonable technical and operational steps to secure its?computing?environment, says Warren van Wyk, director of PaySpace.
Many SMEs are aware of the possible repercussions of not being POPI compliant, but are ignoring it, says John Mc Loughlin, MD of J2 Software.
Businesses can start laying the foundations for regulatory compliance in marketing to existing and prospective clients before the Protection of Personal Information Bill is enacted, says Pieter Streicher, MD of BulkSMS.com.