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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

4 e-commerce trends, and how to use them to accelerate your business
4 e-commerce trends, and how to use them to accelerate your businessArticle

2020 proved to be a year of unprecedented consumer demand when it came to e-commerce adoption and popularity...

3 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

SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data management
SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data managementArticle

SA's paperless rollout of the Covid-19 vaccinations brings a critical need for data management to the fore...

Hemant Harie 26 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

#MarketingMasterminds: Gustav Praekelt discusses National Covid-19 WhatsApp Hotline
#MarketingMasterminds: Gustav Praekelt discusses National Covid-19 WhatsApp HotlineArticle

This month's Marketing Mastermind is Gustav Praekelt, founder and chairman of non-profit organisation, The Praekelt Foundation. He discusses the National Covid-19 WhatsApp Hotline...

Issued by Facebook 21 Apr 2021

The 10 most imitated brands for phishing attempts in 2021 so far
The 10 most imitated brands for phishing attempts in 2021 so farArticle

Check Point Research has released its Q1 Brand Phishing Report, revealing the top 10 brands that hackers imitated in attempts to lure people into giving up data...

19 Apr 2021

Compliant call recording unlocks a treasure trove of business benefits, says Telviva
Compliant call recording unlocks a treasure trove of business benefits, says TelvivaArticle

Businesses are starting to appreciate that the effective and compliant recording of conversations has evolved from humble beginnings into a strategy to provide a strategic business advantage...

Issued by Telviva 12 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

#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 3: Crafting a first-party data strategy is more urgent than many think
#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 3: Crafting a first-party data strategy is more urgent than many thinkArticle

This third part of the series looks at what marketing leaders need to consider when crafting a strategy to deal with a more privacy-first future...

Anse Leighton & Andrew Smit 12 Apr 2021

#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 1: Apple upsets the advertising cart with iOS 14 changes
#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 1: Apple upsets the advertising cart with iOS 14 changesArticle

Steve Jobs once described his views on privacy saying: "Privacy means people know what they're signing up for, in plain English and repeatedly."...

Jade Arenstein and Johan Walters 12 Apr 2021

The dawn of an opt in culture demands changing marketing models
The dawn of an opt in culture demands changing marketing modelsArticle

Is the rise of the opting in culture eating into the reach of the 'niche'? Will a more mature view of personal information protection eclipse the right target, at the wrong time and place?...

Issued by Kriel & Co 12 Apr 2021

Why HR is at risk from cyberattacks
Why HR is at risk from cyberattacksArticle

Human Resources professionals are a common, high risk target for cyberattacks - simply because they are easily accessible...

9 Apr 2021

Are you ready for PoPIA enforcement?
Are you ready for PoPIA enforcement?Article

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) was proclaimed by the president in July 2020 and from 1 July 2021, any person or organisation that keeps any type of records relating to the personal information of anyone, including companies as a juristic person, is required to comply or face very heavy fines...

Issued by Freelancers Writing Services 8 Apr 2021

Justin Malherbe, senior associate attorney, Webber Wentzel
PoPI reinforces systems already in place in the healthcare industryArticle

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI), which comes into full force later this year, is not something for the healthcare industry to fear...

Justin Malherbe 8 Apr 2021

Community housing scheme rules also bound by Constitution
Community housing scheme rules also bound by ConstitutionArticle

Trustees and directors of community housing schemes cannot simply make up new rules by themselves...

7 Apr 2021

F&A in a new era of work: 5 trends and takeaways for the C-suite
F&A in a new era of work: 5 trends and takeaways for the C-suiteArticle

As we near the end of the first quarter of 2021, we analyse the rollercoaster ride that was 2020 and how it reshaped the F&A space during an unprecedented financial year...

Issued by Monetary Library 1 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

Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector
Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sectorArticle

The financial services landscape is changing quickly as banks face increasing competition from technology-based financial services...

Sarthak Rohal 31 Mar 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

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PoPI changes in the insurance industryArticle

Driven by increasing regulation, competitive pressures and new technologies the insurance industry has been under pressure to evolve at a rapid pace...

24 Mar 2021

Why the future of business communications is about more than technology
Why the future of business communications is about more than technologyArticle

Even prior to the pandemic, communications were transitioning into more digital-friendly environments. Today, the focus is on delivering an omnichannel experience for customers, understanding their unique requirements, and delivering value...

Rob Lith, Issued by Telviva 24 Mar 2021

Judgment confirms importance of disclosure of records in litigation
Judgment confirms importance of disclosure of records in litigationArticle

In a recent case where a claimant for damages sought to prevent the disclosure of her medical records, the rules of court were found to override other legislation relating to confidentiality of personal information...

Sandra Sithole 24 Mar 2021

B2B bullish about e-commerce opportunities
B2B bullish about e-commerce opportunitiesArticle

Business has changed forever, we need to rethink our priorities, strategies and processes. Suddenly entire workforces are working remotely and most budgets are now non-existent...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 17 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

Committee adopts Electoral Laws Amendment Bill
Committee adopts Electoral Laws Amendment BillArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has adopted the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill (B22B-2020) with amendments proposed by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP)...

15 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

4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends report
4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends reportArticle

Mercer's Global Talent Trends 2020-2021 report has revealed four trends that will assist companies during the post-pandemic recovery...

Shan Radcliffe 8 Mar 2021

Effective WFH streamlined through data management as the next frontier
Effective WFH streamlined through data management as the next frontierArticle

Data management should deliver an increase in the understanding of the forces shaping markets and businesses. This knowledge will help companies outsmart competitors...

Gary Allemann 8 Mar 2021

Determining the net asset value of your data en route to deploying marketing automation
Determining the net asset value of your data en route to deploying marketing automationArticle

Here are the key questions to ask and processes to follow before technology implementation...

JD Engelbrecht, Issued by Everlytic 4 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

From mobile first to mobile forced: What SA marketers need to know
From mobile first to mobile forced: What SA marketers need to knowArticle

South Africans became 'mobile forced' during lockdown. As marketers, when planning our mobile marketing campaigns, we need to learn how to overcome the challenges, leverage the trends and take advantage of the opportunities...

Issued by Mobitainment 3 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

NSFAS finalising checks on funding applications
NSFAS finalising checks on funding applicationsArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is currently finalising the due diligence and quality checks of the application information received...

25 Feb 2021

The Hawthorne Effect and the future leadership attributes required
The Hawthorne Effect and the future leadership attributes requiredArticle

In the workplace, the Hawthorne Effect can explain how the more attention an employee receives from managers, coworkers, and customers, the higher the level of effort and employee productivity. Essentially, productivity increases when employees believe that they are valued...

Lucia Mabasa, Issued by Pinpoint One Human Resources 24 Feb 2021

South Africa: Our heads are finally in the cloud
South Africa: Our heads are finally in the cloudArticle

Most strategic discussions in boardrooms around the world will include cloud-based offerings because the services offered have become fundamental...

Trent Odgers 17 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

Community radio gets a R10m boost to accelerate the digital evolution in Africa
Community radio gets a R10m boost to accelerate the digital evolution in AfricaArticle

Durban-based tech company immedia has invested R10m to help African media entrepreneurs to build sustainable community radio by using Fabrik...

Issued by Fabrik 11 Feb 2021

Community radio gets a R10m boost from immedia
Community radio gets a R10m boost from immediaArticle

In order to assist African media entities to build sustainable community radio, Durban-based tech company, immedia has invested R10m to help African media entrepreneurs live-stream shows, grow and engage with audiences using cloud-enabled digital tools...

10 Feb 2021

What businesses should know about backups in the cloud
What businesses should know about backups in the cloudArticle

Around the world, Covid-19 has driven a massive acceleration in cloud adoption as moving to the cloud became an essential strategy to ensuring business survival by enabling businesses to operate remotely...

Issued by UpBeet Digital 4 Feb 2021

3 data safe work-from-home habits CIOs should consider
3 data safe work-from-home habits CIOs should considerArticle

To help organisations set priorities and make decisions that better protect the safety of organisational data, devices and personal information, organisations can empower employees to navigate the change in a way that balances a need for convenience and security by considering habits relating to these three themes...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 4 Feb 2021

Health minister, Zweli Mkhize
Covid-19 online vaccination registration opens to healthcare workersArticle

Healthcare workers can now register for their Covid-19 vaccine on the Department of Health's online portal

3 Feb 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

How to unleash the power of machine learning in digital marketing
How to unleash the power of machine learning in digital marketingArticle

Over the past five years, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in marketing have come a long way. Yet many marketers who are using today's programmatic and social platforms to reach their audience are not exploiting the full power of the algorithms...

Grant Lapping 1 Feb 2021

Digital trends to look out for in 2021
Digital trends to look out for in 2021Article

2020 showed us the importance of marketing as a whole. Most importantly, however, it also showed us the undeniable gravity of having an online presence for businesses...

Paul Masuta 29 Jan 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

Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the future
Prepare your business for the new lifestyles of the futureArticle

Modern societies are at a turning point where powerful lifestyle shifts are reshaping the ways in which we move, consume, work, learn, socialise and protect ourselves...

Willie Schoeman 25 Jan 2021

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