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How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces
How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforcesArticle

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

Sián Fields 4 May 2021

Marina Constas, director, BBM Law
Residential developments not PoPI Act compliant could be fined up to R10mArticle

Community housing schemes like sectional title complexes, apartment blocks, residential estates and retirement villages must comply with the PoPI Act...

Marina Constas 3 May 2021

PoPI Act readiness: 6 things to do
PoPI Act readiness: 6 things to doArticle

Just under one-third of organisations indicated they are well prepared for PoPIA. Here are six things that can be done to improve compliance readiness...

Anna Collard 12 Apr 2021

A practical guide to the most important aspects of PoPIA
A practical guide to the most important aspects of PoPIAArticle

Businesses should be reviewing their use of personal information to determine if it complies with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (PoPIA)...

Wendy Tembedza 1 Apr 2021

Why you need to consider PoPI during M&A deals
Why you need to consider PoPI during M&A dealsArticle

If you're considering an M&A deal currently or in the future, PoPI should definitely be at top of the list in terms of due diligence and integration...

Louella Tindale 16 Mar 2021

A unified threat and data solution is key to POPI compliance
A unified threat and data solution is key to POPI complianceArticle

The final sections of the POPI Act came into effect on 30 June 2020, informing companies about how they process information for their businesses...

Carlo Bolzonello 11 Mar 2021

I spy with your Wi-Fi: Legalities of monitoring employees who WFH
I spy with your Wi-Fi: Legalities of monitoring employees who WFHArticle

No employer wants to pay someone to watch television or play games during work hours. As a result, employers across the globe are turning to employee monitoring technology...

Keketso Kgomosotho, with Johan Botes 3 Mar 2021

4 reasons to invest in analytics in 2021
4 reasons to invest in analytics in 2021Article

Data analytics in marketing is proving to be the competitive edge for organisations looking to make informed decisions and optimise their budgets...

Issued by Jellyfish South Africa 3 Feb 2021

Why POPI compliance is not just an IT issue
Why POPI compliance is not just an IT issueArticle

Many organisations believe that POPI compliance will not affect them. This is a short-sighted attitude that could see them falling foul of the law...

Johan Scheepers 7 Dec 2020

3 steps to POPIA compliance
3 steps to POPIA complianceArticle

The African Union's Convention on Cyber Security and Data Protection (known as the Malabo Convention) outlines principles which urge all AU member states to respect and protect individuals' rights to privacy online and offline...

16 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PoPI and social media
PoPI and social mediaArticle

How times have changed. Social media marketing has evolved from being a bit of fun on the side to an absolute must-have for all businesses that want to remain relevant. Social media isn't just fun and games, though: it gives you access to personal information like never before. The big question is how the rules of PoPI apply when using social media for marketing and client service platforms...

linda graham 11 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

Don't be caught short with corporate governance and GDPR compliance
Don't be caught short with corporate governance and GDPR complianceArticle

As implementation of new EU General Data Protection Regulations continues, many South African companies are finding themselves unprepared and likely to face stiff penalties if they don't seek compliance as a matter of urgency...

Stuart Scanlon 14 Nov 2018

What does Facebook's data breach mean for personal information and businesses in SA?
What does Facebook's data breach mean for personal information and businesses in SA?Article

The millions of Facebook profiles analysed by Cambridge Analytica constitute one of the biggest breaches of personal information to date...

Ahmore Burger-Smidt 14 Jun 2018

What the POPI Act means for medical aid schemes
What the POPI Act means for medical aid schemesArticle

When implemented, the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act will fundamentally change the way personal data is managed and a patient's medical information and history are particularly sensitive...

8 May 2018

Understanding your legal rights after personal information leaks
Understanding your legal rights after personal information leaksArticle

South Africa has recently suffered its largest data leak to date with, conservatively, an estimated 60 million South Africans' personal information becoming publicly available; the gravity of which (and the risks associated with the sensitive information that has been imparted from it) cannot be overestimated...

Karl Blom and Daniel Vale 5 Mar 2018

How will your right to privacy change under POPIA?
How will your right to privacy change under POPIA?Article

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) is set to kick in in the first half of 2018, according to the Information Regulator. What difference will it make to the lives of consumers...?

Elizabeth de Stadler 25 Jan 2018

PoPI: Are intermediaries ready?
PoPI: Are intermediaries ready?Article

New regulations like the Protection of Personal Information Act, the so-called PoPI Act, will have an impact on the insurance industry, for which it is not quite ready.

7 Sep 2017

Data breach obligations of fintech companies
Data breach obligations of fintech companiesArticle

Significant opportunities and risks await those who wish to participate in the rise of the fintech industry...

Karl Blom 7 Jul 2017

Does PoPI offer adequate legislation in the digital age?
Does PoPI offer adequate legislation in the digital age?Article

Technology is advancing much more quickly than most people anticipated even a decade ago...

Jared Nickig 22 May 2017

Unpacking PoPI Act to employees is essential
Unpacking PoPI Act to employees is essentialArticle

The legal interpretation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) legislation impact is often dealt with at a high-level with management, which then fails to provide support in unpacking, analysing and interpreting the specific impact and remedies...

15 May 2017

Preparing for PoPI - a checklist
Preparing for PoPI - a checklistArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) may not have been made effective yet, but businesses need to make compliance one of their top priorities...

30 Jan 2017

PoPI Act: neither friend nor foe - just good business sense
PoPI Act: neither friend nor foe - just good business senseArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) has been the cause of much concern in the South African business landscape...

Mike Rees 11 Nov 2016

Tlakula appointed chairperson of Information Regulator
Tlakula appointed chairperson of Information RegulatorArticle

President Jacob Zuma has confirmed the appointment of Advocate Pansy Tlakula as the chairperson of the Information Regulator...

27 Oct 2016

POPI looms - what it means for your business
POPI looms - what it means for your businessArticle

Government's implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) will soon be a reality, and this has far-reaching implications for businesses...

Alison Treadaway 5 Oct 2016

POPI Act and the IT industry
POPI Act and the IT industryArticle

The importance of data management has increased considerably in recent years due to the advances in big data mining and the benefits it offers businesses. The nature of data management is again undergoing substantial changes, due to the introduction of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 9 Nov 2015

Understanding data sovereignty and its importance to your business
Understanding data sovereignty and its importance to your businessArticle

With the recent passing of the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act into law, the issue of data sovereignty has come into focus...

Bryan Balfe 21 Sep 2015

POPI business myths popped
POPI business myths poppedArticle

Worried about compliance issues once the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act comes into effect? Don't be. Wayne Clarke, Managing Director of Metrofile Records Management shares some tips you can implement today to turn POPI into a business opportunity...

Leigh Andrews 17 Sep 2015

Insurance industry aims to achieve highest levels of compliance
Insurance industry aims to achieve highest levels of complianceArticle

Compliance with regulation is a must for any business operating in the South African insurance market...

10 Sep 2015

New CEM Automotive solution available
New CEM Automotive solution availableArticle

Launched in Germany in March 2015, T-Systems' new Customer Experience Management Automotive (CEM Automotive) solution is now available. The cloud-based solution is a digital and mobile platform that connects all relevant stakeholders...

28 Aug 2015

Where to start on your journey toward PoPI compliance
Where to start on your journey toward PoPI complianceArticle

The much talked about Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act is now imminent, and organisations need to realise that the question is no longer...

Simeon Tassev 13 Aug 2015

Broaden your focus from big data to the data implications of POPI
Broaden your focus from big data to the data implications of POPIArticle

So much has already been said about POPI, the Protection of Personal Information Act, but so much of that has led to confusion. Danny Aaron, director of 3Way Marketing, explains...

Leigh Andrews 7 Jul 2015

Easy, fast POPI compliance
Easy, fast POPI complianceArticle

With the enactment of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) on the horizon, businesses are taking a hard look at how they store and manage data...

17 Jun 2015

POPI and the issue of privacy - an opportunity to create competitive advantage
POPI and the issue of privacy - an opportunity to create competitive advantageArticle

The recently enacted Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act, which sets conditions for how organisations can process information, has caused significant upheaval in the South African business environment.

Professor David Taylor 10 Nov 2014

Anton Vukic
Online businesses need to heed POPIArticle

The promulgation of the POPI Act into law will result in severe penalties if an online business does not adequately secure the personal details of its customers stored online...

Anton Vukic 24 Oct 2014

Register today for the CIO Challenge!
Register today for the CIO Challenge!Article

Join the CIO Conference on 29 and 30 October in Sandton, Johannesburg, for insights on BYOD, mobility, big data, enterprise security and POPI compliance...

Issued by IT Conferences 23 Sep 2014

Doros Hadjizenonos
Five tips to ensure your business reaps the POPI benefits fasterArticle

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act was signed into law last year. It places strict onuses on businesses when it comes to handling personal information about their clients, staff and customers.

Doros Hadjizenonos 11 Mar 2014

POPI: Your database butt-kick for 2014
POPI: Your database butt-kick for 2014Article

You've been meaning to do it, last year and the year before ... but in 2014 that untidy customer database may just become a huge liability.

Kevin Bassett 6 Feb 2014

Ayanda Dlamini
POPI headache set to strikeArticle

With the vast majority of businesses unprepared for it, the Protection of Personal Information Bill is set to cause some data management headaches for enterprises.

Ayanda Dlamini 22 Oct 2013

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