POPI act
Sep 16, 2019

6.7K exposed in Garmin SA hack, regulator seeks answers

The Information Regulator will take the GPS and fitness accessory maker to task over a data breach that affected thousands of users.


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.


Only 34% of SA organisations ready to comply with POPI Act

Sophos reveals the findings of a new study on the state of POPI compliance within South African organisations.


Final POPI regulations published

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

Aug 21, 2018

Regulator, marketers iron out POPI 'opt in' differences

With the POPI Act drawing closer, the Information Regulator and the Direct Marketers Association of SA thrash out their differences.

Jul 30, 2018

Information Regulator calls direct marketers to order

After direct marketers slammed the POPI Act's "opt-in" provisions, the regulator says they are in the best interests of data subjects.

Jul 25, 2018

Direct marketers slam POPI 'opt-in' provisions

The Direct Marketing Association of SA says Section 69 of the POPI Act will negatively impact its industry.

Jul 24, 2018

Xperien, Blancco team up on data erasure services

The partnership aims to assist local companies with secure data destruction and data erasure.

Jul 12, 2018

Securely exposing data in agile organisations

Securing unstructured data in companies as they increasingly strive to be agile is of paramount importance.

Jun 19, 2018

Liberty may face Europe's GDPR wrath after hack

Because of its European stakeholders, the insurer's hacking could be the first South African incident subject to the General Data Protection Regulation.

Apr 4, 2018

Gemalto, NetApp partner on data management solution

SafeNet KeySecure aims to provide customers with enhanced data security for physical, virtualised infrastructure, and public cloud environments.


POPI pressure mounts as deadline looms closer

2018's first quarter will undoubtedly be rife with companies scrambling to get their compliance houses in order, says e4.

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