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Posts Tagged ‘POPIA’

  • How corporates can secure sensitive information online

    How corporates can secure sensitive information online

    June 2, 2018 • Features, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How corporates can secure sensitive information online

    The recent Facebook Cambridge Analytica crisis saw many corporates across Africa relook policies regarding their sensitive information and online presence. According to the one global EY survey, 58% of customers are concerned about the amount of personal and...

  • GDPR adds to data headaches for telcos

    GDPR adds to data headaches for telcos

    May 26, 2018 • People, SecurityComments Off on GDPR adds to data headaches for telcos

    Data has always been the ultimate battleground and competitive bargaining chip for telecommunications operators. Already under pressure to reduce mobile data costs amid a rising #datamustfall chorus from consumers, they now face data headaches of a different...

  • Data: The business risk of the future

    Data: The business risk of the future

    April 30, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on Data: The business risk of the future

    The data-driven environment of today will lead to the biggest business risk of the future – security around personal information. While [data] maturity levels across industries might vary, the regulatory environment focusing on information practices should...

  • Business leaders be warned, poor information management can and may be used against you.

    Businesses in Africa prepare for EU General Data Protection Regulation

    April 18, 2018 • Big Data, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Businesses in Africa prepare for EU General Data Protection Regulation

    Businesses in Africa that process customer data from the European Union (EU) must ensure they are fully compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), set to become effective in May 2018. The GDPR is set to be the biggest change in EU data...

  • Insurance industry gears up for PoPI.

    POPIA could kill more than just spam

    February 22, 2018 • OpinionComments Off on POPIA could kill more than just spam

    The long-awaited Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) regulations were published in September 2017. They don’t say much, but what they do say spells more than just sleepless nights for direct marketers. If accepted as is, these regulations have...

  • Focusing on the importance of data compliance

    Focusing on the importance of data compliance

    February 19, 2018 • Big Data, Top StoriesComments Off on Focusing on the importance of data compliance

    Data compliance is an important facet of any business today. For insurers who rely on customer data for product distribution and innovative development of better solutions, meeting the requirements of this regulation is critical. Angelique Strumpher,...

  • Looking forward, companies will do more with security

    How the new data protection laws will keep your data safe

    October 31, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How the new data protection laws will keep your data safe

    The “masterdeeds” data breach of over 30 million people’s personal records has been cited as South Africa’s worst-ever data breach. The sensitive information in question, including names, addresses, ID numbers, genders, ethnicities and email addresses...