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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

Mandatory new job spec: PoPIA requires appointment of Information Officer
Mandatory new job spec: PoPIA requires appointment of Information OfficerArticle

The digital representation of data or personal information, has brought many challenges to protecting privacy rights and thereby protecting individuals...

Ahmore Burger-Smidt and Dimakatso Khumalo 28 Apr 2021

IAB SA launches PoPIA compliance best practice handbook
IAB SA launches PoPIA compliance best practice handbookArticle

The IAB South Africa is excited to launch A Practical Guide to Data Protection for the Advertising Industry in South Africa...

Issued by IAB South Africa 23 Apr 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

Countdown for compliance with PoPIA
Countdown for compliance with PoPIAArticle

With less than 100 days for public and private bodies to be compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA)...

25 Mar 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

Adclick Africa helps South African SMEs comply with the PoPI Act before deadline
Adclick Africa helps South African SMEs comply with the PoPI Act before deadlineArticle

As we continue with 2021 the one date businesses and marketers need to keep top-of-mind is the PoPI Act deadline...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 26 Feb 2021

Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021
Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021Article

Three topics will top the list of priorities for executives in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in South Africa in 2021...

25 Feb 2021

Information Regulator supports electoral law amendments
Information Regulator supports electoral law amendmentsArticle

The Information Regulator is in support of key amendments to South Africa's Electoral Laws Amendment Bill, which will allow the voters' roll to continue to be accessed by the public...

11 Feb 2021

Focus on POPIA compliance, data mobility, integrity key in a world with a remote workforce
Focus on POPIA compliance, data mobility, integrity key in a world with a remote workforceArticle

Most South African businesses traditionally slow down or shut down completely over the festive period, except for retail and hospitality...

Ian Engelbrecht 29 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: ICT
#BestofBiz 2020: ICTArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's IT & Telecommunications site over the past year below...

13 Dec 2020

PoPIA, GDPR - or both?
PoPIA, GDPR - or both?Article

Businesses that have taken steps to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation passed by the EU will also have to be compliant with South Africa's Protection of Personal Information Act by July 2021. Compliance with one does not ensure compliance with the other...

Karl Blom and Ekene Nkado 30 Nov 2020

Smart contracts adoption could be tripped up by legal validity and privacy laws concerns
Smart contracts adoption could be tripped up by legal validity and privacy laws concernsArticle

Many businesses are looking to conclude agreements by taking advantage of technology platforms that promise efficiency and cost-savings; including using smart contracts. Although the opportunities for smart contracts are vast - issues related to their legal validity and compatibility with growing data protection laws may create real stumbling blocks for their use...

Wendy Tembedza 28 Oct 2020

Can employers be held liable for employee data breach conduct?
Can employers be held liable for employee data breach conduct?Article

Advocate Tertius Wessels of Strata-g Labour Solutions says that while the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) has been in effect for a while, most employers are still not grasping the far-reaching consequences the Act poses on how they collect, store and dispose of information...

16 Oct 2020

What are the rules for destruction or deletion of personal information in the POPIA era?
What are the rules for destruction or deletion of personal information in the POPIA era?Article

It is incumbent upon organisations to take control of the manner in which personal information is disposed of and to ensure that appropriate mechanisms within the organisation are established to address potential risks...

Marco Schepers and Zinhle Novazi 8 Oct 2020

POPIA in the age of AI
POPIA in the age of AIArticle

The artificial intelligence (AI) market is predicted to reach revenues of $156 billion by the end of 2020...

28 Sep 2020

6 tips for easy PoPIA compliance
6 tips for easy PoPIA complianceArticle

Ezra Pillay (LLB), compliance specialist: data protection and technology at LexisNexis South Africa, offers six tips for easy PoPIA compliance...

Issued by LexisNexis 21 Sep 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

POPIA's impact on the estate agent-property buyer relationship
POPIA's impact on the estate agent-property buyer relationshipArticle

When shopping online the right to the protection of how one's 'details' is collected and processed is something consumers should be aware of...

12 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

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

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

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How tech-driven partnership marketing can fill the (imminent) direct marketing void in SAArticle

Privacy-by-design data sharing models are set to transform partnership marketing, says Anton Grutzmacher, co-founder and chief revenue officer at Omnisient...

Anton Grutzmacher 28 May 2020

Two sides of a coin: GDPR and POPIA
Two sides of a coin: GDPR and POPIAArticle

Over the past few weeks, the internet has been abuzz. Notices from all quarters have reached you to let you know that your service providers are GDPR compliant...

Issued by xneelo 19 Jul 2018

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