Matric results to go public, High Court judge rules
The Pretoria High Court rules the 2021 matric results must be published on all media platforms, reversing the education department’s earlier decision.
Govt opens registration to access matric results online
The Department of Basic Education urges matric learners to register on its website to view their results when they become available on 21 January.
Permission first before matric results publicised, says info watchdog
Publication of matric results is allowed provided it is done within the prescripts of SA’s data privacy law, says Information Regulator.
Info watchdog reveals 139 data breaches since POPIA
The Information Regulator is receiving more data breach notifications since the country’s data privacy legislation came into force on 1 July.
The CIO compliance challenge
It’s the CIO’s responsibility to establish an assessment framework against which vulnerabilities are classified, and anything that’s classified high risk is music to the ears of an auditor.
Info watchdog members reappointed as data breaches mount
The president largely retains members of the Information Regulator, although SA has been at the mercy of data breaches and leaks under their watch.
Best practices for POPIA compliance
Complexity, budget and time are the challenges organisations face when it comes to POPIA compliance.
POPIA: Is your contact centre compliant?
Call centres are only allowed to use data for the purpose for which it was collected.
Information Regulator publishes invitation for public comments on new POPIA regulations
The amended Draft Regulations cover various steps that people can take in exercising their rights under POPIA and how businesses can request consent for direct marketing purposes.
DMP SA unveils compliance-as-a-service
Data Management Professionals SA says its CaaS offering fills a gap in the local data protection market.
Info Regulator cracks whip on political parties ahead of elections
The Information Regulator tells political parties to safeguard voters’ personal information ahead of next month’s local government elections.