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Where data meets sustainable growth, the protection of information should be inherent
Where data meets sustainable growth, the protection of information should be inherentArticle

Francois Kriel, change management consultant at Kriel & Co, agrees that data is no different than oil...

Issued by Kriel & Co 10 hours ago

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 11 hours ago

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Will robot calls and SMSs for direct marketing purposes become a thing of the past?Article

Livia Dyer, partner, and Nadine Mather, senior associate, Bowmans explain how PoPIA will impact and potentially change, the parameters of direct marketing...

Livia Dyer and Nadine Mather 15 Sep 2020

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

PoPIA: Focus on consent and legitimate interest
PoPIA: Focus on consent and legitimate interestArticle

PoPIA and data privacy expert and author Ahmore Burger-Smidt will focus on a key aspect of the act in a free webinar hosted by leading legal technology provider, LexisNexis South Africa...

Issued by LexisNexis 7 Sep 2020

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

The penultimate in our ACA series features three senior IAB SA executive board members, Claire Cobbledick, GM Gumtree South Africa and vice-chair IAB SA; Avani Singh, founder and co-director Alt Advisory and IAB SA Regulation Council chair; and Fahmeeda Cassim-Surtee, CEO of DStv Media Sales, discussing the increasing value of digital advertising and marketing, privacy, PoPIA and FPB legislation, connected TV and the future of digital audiences and content, hosted by Rutendo Nyamuda.

31 Aug 2020

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

The penultimate in our ACA series features three senior IAB SA executive board members, Claire Cobbledick, GM Gumtree South Africa and vice-chair IAB SA; Avani Singh, founder and co-director Alt Advisory and IAB SA Regulation Council chair; and Fahmeeda Cassim-Surtee, CEO of DStv Media Sales, discussing the increasing value of digital advertising and marketing, privacy, PoPIA and FPB legislation, connected TV and the future of digital audiences and content, hosted by Rutendo Nyamuda.

31 Aug 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

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

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

Privacy concerns around the use of empathic media
Privacy concerns around the use of empathic mediaArticle

New technologies are providing marketers with the ability to receive sensory feedback, which could be used to interpret emotional responses to marketing stimuli. Such systems broadly fall into private and public systems, both of which influence their legal interpretation...

Ashlin Perumall 24 Jul 2020

It's time to work together, apart
It's time to work together, apartArticle

The past few months have seen many changes in how we live, work and interact. The corporate space in particular has been hit the hardest with regards to operations, logistics, human resources and remote work capabilities...

Issued by Adverb 17 Jul 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

Rapid digital migration exposes data privacy concerns for children
Rapid digital migration exposes data privacy concerns for childrenArticle

The broad, global migration towards virtual platforms following widespread Covid-19 lockdowns has highlighted the need for the digital privacy of children to be properly secured and protected. With more time spent in the digital world, child exposure to digital marketing is growing rapidly...

13 Jul 2020

DMASA launches Data Protection Compliance Programme
DMASA launches Data Protection Compliance ProgrammeArticle

The DMASA Data Protection Compliance Programme meets the more stringent sections of POPIA and helps business navigate the path of corporeal compliance...

Issued by DMASA 13 Jul 2020

"It's time to de-advertise advertising" - Sarah Browning-de Villiers, introducing StoryStackr
"It's time to de-advertise advertising" - Sarah Browning-de Villiers, introducing StoryStackrArticle

Since winning Sanlam Group's internal communications business effective February 2020, Machine agency's content marketing division has been hard at work reimagining the Group's internal communications content strategy with its communications team...

Jessica Tennant 13 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

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

How Covid-19 accelerated one of the greatest workplace transformations of our time
How Covid-19 accelerated one of the greatest workplace transformations of our timeArticle

There's never been a more interesting time to be in human resources. This was true a few months ago, before Covid-19, when Sage released the Changing Face of HR research report...

Marvin Opperman 29 Jun 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

Youth Day 2020: Safeguarding children's rights in the digital era
Youth Day 2020: Safeguarding children's rights in the digital eraArticle

On 16 June annually, South Africa commemorates the Soweto youth uprising of 1976. More than four decades later, the youth of today continue to grapple with a vast array of challenges to the full realisation of their fundamental rights, both on- and offline...

Avani Singh, Issued by IAB South Africa 17 Jun 2020

Why agility is key to unlock value in the new (hybrid) world of online retail
Why agility is key to unlock value in the new (hybrid) world of online retailArticle

South Africa's small but aspirational e-commerce sector has been ushered into sharp focus as a result of Covid-19...

Gareth Hawkey 10 Jun 2020

A greener future for IT Asset Disposal
A greener future for IT Asset DisposalArticle

By 2050, the amount of e-waste will more than double to 120 million metric tons a year if nothing is done to tackle this massive problem...

8 Jun 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

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

New app addresses Covid-19 reinfection fears
New app addresses Covid-19 reinfection fearsArticle

As the government considers how soon to lift the lockdown, the prospect of more South Africans returning to work is both a welcome and worrying prospect...

8 May 2020

Unlocking alternative data to drive inclusive banking in SA
Unlocking alternative data to drive inclusive banking in SAArticle

It's no secret that South African banks and other financial services providers draw on massive volumes of data to make decisions and provide targeted services to middle and upper-income earners...

Matt Mckie 7 May 2020

Keep your business going during and after Covid-19
Keep your business going during and after Covid-19Article

Businesses across the globe have transitioned to a remote workforce and working from home has become the new norm...

Doros Hadjizenonos 6 May 2020

Risks and complexities of social media hiring
Risks and complexities of social media hiringArticle

Social media may be in the public domain but the personality online is not necessarily the person in the real world...

30 Apr 2020

AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region launched
AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region launchedArticle

Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region...

24 Apr 2020

Never waste a good crisis!
Never waste a good crisis!Article

The Covid-19 global pandemic is the absolute definition of something that is outside of all of our controls. Whilst we cannot change what is happening, we can decide how to respond to it...

Amanda Reekie, Issued by imagineNATION Alliance 15 Apr 2020

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Popia to fuel better customer experiences for South AfricansArticle

With the Protection of Personal Information Act (Popia) planned to commence imminently, the way direct marketing is carried out and received by South African consumers is set to shift...

Sandra Galer 14 Apr 2020

#POPIA: 3 priorities we should focus on
#POPIA: 3 priorities we should focus onArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) in South Africa was meant to come into effect 1 April 2020, but the date has been pushed out...

Lecio De Paula 31 Mar 2020

#HumanRightsDay 2020: A spotlight on the right to data privacy in SA
#HumanRightsDay 2020: A spotlight on the right to data privacy in SAArticle

In these uncertain times, South Africa is fortunate to have a constitutional democracy that is deserving of being firmly guarded. Human Rights Day is an opportune time for us to reflect on what this means to us...

Avani Singh 20 Mar 2020

Cyber risk during Covid-19 outbreak
Cyber risk during Covid-19 outbreakArticle

A common response by businesses to the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) has been to implement measures that require social distancing and remote working...

Rosalind Lake and Priyanka Naidoo 19 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

5 reasons your business needs IPA
5 reasons your business needs IPAArticle

Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) is beginning to take its rightful place in businesses as a subset of and precursor to full-blown Artificial Intelligence.

Ryan Falkenberg 24 Feb 2020

Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled world
Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled worldArticle

Media keeps showing us pessimistic views of the future where it becomes all too easy to buy into the idea that tech is out to rob us of our humanity...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: 4 trends driving the evolution of HR into a people function
#BizTrends2020: 4 trends driving the evolution of HR into a people functionArticle

Two major forces are shaping the future of work: increasing automation in the workplace, and a global, flexible workforce that can work whenever, wherever, for whomever...

Pieter Bensch 13 Jan 2020

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Africa's genetic material is still being misusedArticle

Biodiversity - the variation in all living organisms - is one of Africa's richest assets. As a result, its genetic material is coveted by scientists, biotechnology companies and research institutes globally...

Keymanthri Moodley 9 Jan 2020

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