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POPIA: it's not as scary as you think
POPIA: it's not as scary as you thinkArticle

Right now, there's a word that's keeping many South African business executives awake at night - and it's not just Covid-19...

Daniel Lotter 11 Sep 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: Pivoting to digital; audiences, privacy and access
#ACACaresCovid19: Pivoting to digital; audiences, privacy and accessArticle

Watch as senior IAB SA executive board members Claire Cobbledick, Avani Singh and Fahmeeda Cassim-Surtee have a female powerhouse discussion focused on pivoting to digital: audiences, privacy and access...

31 Aug 2020

95% of schools may not be POPI Act compliant
95% of schools may not be POPI Act compliantArticle

Schools are increasingly embracing the digital universe and now the Covid-19 pandemic has stratospherically accelerated the adoption of online communication and digital strategies for South African schools...

27 Aug 2020

Data breaches the challenges of the new industrial revolution
Data breaches the challenges of the new industrial revolutionArticle

Data breaches are the industrial incidents of the information age and we need to find ways of eradicating them completely...

Issued by DMASA 25 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Paula Sartini talks disruptive innovations post Covid-19
#WomensMonth: Paula Sartini talks disruptive innovations post Covid-19Article

Passionate about design thinking in the technology space, Paula Sartini is an analytical thinker that strives to solve business problems with innovative solutions...

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Aug 2020

What employers need to know about POPIA
What employers need to know about POPIAArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) which came into force on 1 July 2020 places several obligations on employers in terms of managing employees personal information...

Kirsten Eiser & Shane Johnson 19 Aug 2020

Gear up for POPI Act or face the consequences, Databuild CEO warns
Gear up for POPI Act or face the consequences, Databuild CEO warnsArticle

The commencement of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act will impact a vast number of businesses, and the construction industry is no exception, says Databuild CEO Morag Evans...

14 Aug 2020

Digital transformation in the financial services sector
Digital transformation in the financial services sectorArticle

Data protection and cybercrime are becoming more pressing issues for financial services companies to address from a legal perspective, as Covid-19 accelerates digital transformation...

Carla Collett et al. 7 Aug 2020

Are your remote employees enforcing cyber security?
Are your remote employees enforcing cyber security?Article

Studies shows that since the coronavirus outbreak, phishing attacks increased by 40%. Now that employees are working remotely, companies should enforce cybersecurity policies to protect their organisations against potential data breaches and fraud.

5 Aug 2020

What does POPIA mean for the communications industry?
What does POPIA mean for the communications industry?Article

The novel additions to the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) that came into effect on 1 July 2020 aims to protect companies against data breach and the misuse of personal information...

16 Jul 2020

3 simple steps to kickstart your POPIA compliance
3 simple steps to kickstart your POPIA complianceArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) in South Africa came into effect on 1 July 2020. If you have waited with your compliance project, you need to act fast...

7 Jul 2020

Impact of POPI Act on community housing schemes
Impact of POPI Act on community housing schemesArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI Act), now in effect, has significant implications for owners, tenants and executives in community housing schemes...

3 Jul 2020

Covid-19 database includes a greater focus on public's right to privacy
Covid-19 database includes a greater focus on public's right to privacyArticle

Although the law permits the National Department of Health (DOH) to develop and maintain a national database to assist in combatting the spread of Covid-19, which includes contact tracing and geospatial hotspot mapping, there have been some new amendments to the laws...

Nozipho Mngomezulu, Wendy Tembedza, Peter Grealy, Karl Blom, Avuyile Gasela and Cindy Leibowitz 1 Jul 2020

How will cybersecurity help your business comply with POPI Act?
How will cybersecurity help your business comply with POPI Act?Article

With the new sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) being implemented, businesses need to tighten their cybersecurity...

1 Jul 2020

What you need to know about the POPI Act
What you need to know about the POPI ActArticle

The operative provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 will come into force on 1 July 2020...

25 Jun 2020

POPI Act on our doorsteps
POPI Act on our doorstepsArticle

On 22 June 2020 the Presidency announced the commencement of several additional sections of the POPI Act and companies will have until 1 July 2021 to ensure they comply...

Ryan van de Coolwijk 24 Jun 2020

Ready, set, comply - sections of the PoPIA implemented
Ready, set, comply - sections of the PoPIA implementedArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that sections of the long-awaited Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) will finally be enforceable from 1 July 2020...

Johan Botes and Kirsty Gibson 24 Jun 2020

Protection of Personal Information Act sections come into effect
Protection of Personal Information Act sections come into effectArticle

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

22 Jun 2020

Real Heroes Connect: A technology game-changer that will touch thousands of lives
Real Heroes Connect: A technology game-changer that will touch thousands of livesArticle

Real Heroes Connect, an edutainment platform targeting employees and which seeks to inform and educate to prevent the spread of Covid-19, has leveraged groundbreaking technology to provide a pioneering solution...

Issued by Mobitainment 22 Jun 2020

How schools can ensure they're Covid-19 ready
How schools can ensure they're Covid-19 readyArticle

Ensuring the safety and well-being of its pupils, staff and visitors by warranting that all school buildings and facilities comply with the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and applicable regulation, is one of the most important elements of any school's risk management strategy...

27 May 2020

Electronic Communications Sector: Covid-19 Highlights
Electronic Communications Sector: Covid-19 HighlightsArticle

The Electronic Communication sector of South Africa has seen many changes to its legislative universe as well as important omissions. This includes the omission, likely as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, of the much-anticipated Protection of Personal Information Act No 4 of 2013, widely expected to be enacted on 1 April 2020...

Ezra Pillay 19 May 2020

#WorldBackupDay: Backup your data...now!
#WorldBackupDay: Backup your data...now!Article

World Backup Day and serves as a reminder to all businesses and individuals to make sure that all important files and documents are backed-up...

30 Mar 2020

Use of personal information in gated estates
Use of personal information in gated estatesArticle

The collection and use of personal information in private estates and gated communities in South Africa is common. Visitors are often required to provide personal information to security companies...

Clea Rawlins 9 Mar 2020

Call for comments on guidelines to develop PoPI Codes of Conduct
Call for comments on guidelines to develop PoPI Codes of ConductArticle

Although there are still no clear indicators as to when the long-awaited Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) will come into force, there have been some recent PoPI related developments...

16 Jan 2020

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Securing your brand is a C-suite challengeArticle

How can your customers trust you if you don't take precautions to protect their personal information?...

Paula Sartini 13 Dec 2019

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How technology helps brands evolveArticle

Today's customers are tech-savvy; have access to brands across a global marketplace; are not restricted to trading hours; and they know what they want.

Paula Sartini 18 Oct 2019

Data Backups: Start with what you can't afford to lose
Data Backups: Start with what you can't afford to loseArticle

Toy Story 2 almost didn't happen. Somewhere during the 3D animated movie's production, an administrator accidentally destroyed all of the movie's data assets...

Chris de Bruyn 13 Sep 2019

Assessing legal risks in the move to cloud
Assessing legal risks in the move to cloudArticle

With the fourth industrial revolution in full swing, businesses are looking for faster and more efficient ways to service customers. Customers are also increasingly tech-savvy and demand more from their service providers, including quicker access and more tailored offerings...

Wendy Tembedza 3 Jul 2019

Less green through more data protection?
Less green through more data protection?Article

In IT, there are two goals that contradict each other at first glance...

Hayden Sadler 9 Apr 2019

PoPI, social media and influencers
PoPI, social media and influencersArticle

What we all should know and how to make your business compliant...

Johanna McDowell 1 Apr 2019

Your payroll provider might be compliant, but are they honest and transparent?
Your payroll provider might be compliant, but are they honest and transparent?Article

Today, more and more businesses are confidently outsourcing business functions, or parts thereof to service providers whom they trust to do the job faster, more affordably, and more effectively than they can themselves. Payroll and HR is no exception to the trend...

Warren van Wyk 31 Mar 2019

The modern, flexible, multifaceted workplace
The modern, flexible, multifaceted workplaceArticle

Tech innovation has had to cater to a whole new workplace environment: a technology-driven space characterised by simplified communications...

7 Mar 2019

Key features of a formidable data governance framework
Key features of a formidable data governance frameworkArticle

With each new information breach, data governance becomes an increasingly important point of focus for businesses...

Cleo Becker 26 Feb 2019

Axiz partners with DataVoice
Axiz partners with DataVoiceArticle

Axiz, an information technology value-added distributor, has partnered with DataVoice...

18 Feb 2019

Is your organisation ready to comply with PoPI Act?
Is your organisation ready to comply with PoPI Act?Article

According to a Sophos commissioned survey, only 34% of South African organisations are ready to comply with PoPI Act...

13 Feb 2019

Vishal Barapatre is chief technology officer at In2IT Technologies
The link between compliance and cybersecurityArticle

Cyber attacks are gaining momentum, and each new publicised incident highlights the increasing need for effective data protection...

Vishal Barapatre 13 Feb 2019

New, intelligent storage strategies are vital
New, intelligent storage strategies are vitalArticle

Data protection is becoming a priority as governments roll out new data security regulations with eye-watering penalties for non-compliance...

Hayden Sadler 6 Feb 2019

How data will drive engagement in HR and Payroll
How data will drive engagement in HR and PayrollArticle

This year, data will become an enabling resource for HR and Payroll departments to fundamentally change how these critically important components operate inside a business...

28 Jan 2019

Gerhard Greyling
Open banking and its impact on the financial sectorArticle

Digitalisation means that people are banking from their mobile phones, making payments via barcode scanning and even in some cases transacting using cryptocurrency...

Gerhard Greyling 28 Jan 2019

What 2018 taught businesses about data protection
What 2018 taught businesses about data protectionArticle

Around this time last year, commentators across the industry predicted that 2018 was going to be the 'year of data protection', and it was...

Dan Shprung 21 Jan 2019

From Europe to SA with love: 3 tips for South African marketers in 2019
From Europe to SA with love: 3 tips for South African marketers in 2019Article

It seems fitting to be writing this on the last day of 2018. I set off, just one year ago in search of digital knowledge and broadened career experience from Europe. It's exactly what I found and more...

Lisa Steingold 2 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Healthcare
#BestofBiz 2018: HealthcareArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Healthcare site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

Will the PoPI Act and GDPR see your storage costs triple?
Will the PoPI Act and GDPR see your storage costs triple?Article

Data privacy and security is a major focus for businesses, particularly with the imminent rollout of the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act in South Africa...

Hayden Sadler 19 Nov 2018

British Airways highlights need for GDPR compliance
British Airways highlights need for GDPR complianceArticle

Earlier this year, Liberty Life became one of the first global firms to suffer a major breach under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...

Gary Allemann 5 Nov 2018

Don't make your data compliance pop - make it POPIA
Don't make your data compliance pop - make it POPIAArticle

Right now, data compliance is top of mind for practically every South African business, and for good reason...

Daniel Lotter 17 Oct 2018

Practices for financial services sector to protect itself against DDoS attacks
Practices for financial services sector to protect itself against DDoS attacksArticle

South Africa's financial services sector is widely acknowledged to be both sophisticated and sound, backed by technology...

17 Oct 2018

SAFPS finds that Protection of Information Act leaves loopholes for fraudsters
SAFPS finds that Protection of Information Act leaves loopholes for fraudstersArticle

As the rate of identity theft accelerates, some have asked how information becomes available to companies...

12 Oct 2018

Non-compliance: leading organisations down the rabbit hole
Non-compliance: leading organisations down the rabbit holeArticle

PwC's latest Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey 2018 ranks South Africa as the second most targeted country in the world when it comes to cyber attacks...

Simeon Tassev 10 Oct 2018

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CMOs need to embrace new technologies and tools to build brand trustArticle

BrandQuantum recently hosted a marketing roundtable to debate the role of marketing in today's digital business environment and some of the key challenges they are facing...

Paula Sartini 1 Oct 2018

What do SMMEs need to know about compliance?
What do SMMEs need to know about compliance?Article

If large multinationals that can afford whole departments focusing on compliance, risk and governance, can fail, how vulnerable are smaller entities to these challenges...?

27 Sep 2018

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