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5:00
Yesterday

Seven practices to ensure POPI compliance

Protection must be applied to the data itself as opposed to just the application or container in which it resides.

3:30

Public cloud services under cyber security threat in SA

Accidental exposure continues to plague local organisations, with misconfigurations exploited in 39% of reported attacks in the country, says Sophos.

4:00
Monday

Vumacam reviews surveillance system as POPI Act kicks in

Vumacam audits operational guidelines and systems, to assess compliance with the newly promulgated Protection of Personal Information Act.

2:30

Harness SOAR and SIEM to boost IT security

Harish Sekar of ManageEngine/Zoho will discuss the role of SIEM in the POPI Act at the ITWeb Security Summit 2020.

2:40

Government tweaks COVID-19 track and trace laws

The changes to the database regulations indicate the importance placed on the protection of the public’s right to privacy, says Webber Wentzel.

4:50

‘No excuses’ for POPI non-compliance, says Tlakula

Information Regulator chairperson Pansy Tlakula advises local organisations to use the one-year grace period to put compliance measures in place.

5:30

No more hiding as POPI Act kicks off on 1 July

From the first of July, organisations will have 12 months to comply with the conditions for the lawful processing of personal information.

3:40

More POPI Act sections come into force

The Presidency has announced the commencement of certain sections of the 2013 Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act.

3:10
Mar 10, 2020

SA’s top financial players invest in data privacy start-up

Cape Town-based Omnisient lands pre-Series A funding from Nedbank, Investec and Compass Venture Capital, ahead of the POPI Act.

5:10
Mar 9, 2020

Powell Tronics’ visitor management POPI Act compliance

The company ensures PT-Scan and PT-Guest solutions are POPI compliant.

4:00
Mar 2, 2020

Compliance is just good business sense

There is every chance GDPR will ultimately end up having a bigger and more immediate effect than the POPI Act, says Turrito Networks.

4:10
Feb 17, 2020

Using POPI to boost customer service

Companies are concerned about the cost of implementing the changes needed to become POPIA compliant. Instead, they should see it as a customer service opportunity.

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