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  • Data governance is not just about compliance; it’s good business

    January 9, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Data governance is not just about compliance; it’s good business

    An effective data governance strategy is essential for business’ due to the increasing importance of data and imposition of various data regulations. This strategy ensures that the right policies, processes, technology and people are in place to effectively...

  • Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager, thryve

    The link between compliance and risk

    June 20, 2018 • FinanceComments Off on The link between compliance and risk

    Compliance is a growing challenge. 48 percent of companies saw their regulatory teams grow in 2017 and 75 percent foresee the need to focus more on managing regulatory risk, according to a Thomson Reuters poll. Financial institutions are spending upwards of...

  • 34 percent of South African organisations are ready to comply with POPI Act

    POPI regulation to change the face of data analytics

    December 12, 2017 • Southern AfricaComments Off on POPI regulation to change the face of data analytics

    In South Africa, the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) – promulgated on 23 November 2013; will come into effect next year. While in Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered law in May. The grace period for POPI is expected...

  • PoPI requires effective data management structures

    PoPI requires effective data management structures

    November 1, 2017 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on PoPI requires effective data management structures

    The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) will fundamentally change how companies store, process and use personal customer data. And even though it has not yet officially been implemented, organisations have been steadily working on ensuring their...

  • How blockchain will change the financial professional's role in the decade to come

    Could the blockchain enforce PoPI?

    October 19, 2017 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Could the blockchain enforce PoPI?

    The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act is looming on our horizon. South African organisations are busily preparing for it despite there still being much debate about what the real impact will be and whether or not it will be truly effective....

  • PCI DSS may simplify PoPI compliance

    PCI DSS may simplify PoPI compliance

    October 18, 2017 • General, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PCI DSS may simplify PoPI compliance

    South African businesses are busily preparing for the implementation of the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act, undergoing audits and testing compliancy. This is a large task on its own, however many organisations are simultaneously busy with...

  • 34 percent of South African organisations are ready to comply with POPI Act

    POPI is the wake-up call your IT needs

    September 29, 2017 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on POPI is the wake-up call your IT needs

    We have all spent countless hours attempting to become experts on the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act and, if you conduct business in Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you’re anything like me, you still feel a long way...

  • Anton Jacobsz, Security, Software, Threats, Business, data security,WiFi, Network, Compliance, Risks, Africa, Support,

    Does Wi-Fi network compliance equal corporate data security?

    August 10, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, SponsoredComments Off on Does Wi-Fi network compliance equal corporate data security?

    If a network is compliant with regulations, does that mean it’s secure? Unfortunately for both IT professionals and businesses, it does not. “Compliance is not security, but security can be compliant – with a set of requirements and guidelines that...

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    Consolidate interaction recordings to mitigate risk and compliancy issues

    June 24, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on Consolidate interaction recordings to mitigate risk and compliancy issues

    Companies that contract with customers telephonically, or via any paperless channel, need to do so in compliance with a slew of legislation designed to limit potential abuse. This is especially true of the financial sector where it has become standard...

  • Compliance alone won’t save you from disaster

    March 26, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Compliance alone won’t save you from disaster

    The advent of King III, with its stringent demands on directors to exercise careful control over every aspect of the business, has been a gift for software vendors who can claim any link between their products and compliance. But, says James Beaumont of...

  • PwC appoints new Head of Information Security

    August 30, 2011 • PeopleComments Off on PwC appoints new Head of Information Security

    Companies need to get back to basics and stop being reactive when it comes to risk and security management. Risk and security issues today, although more sophisticated in name, are essentially the same as they’ve always been and require holistic solutions...

  • The Role of IT in modern enterprises

    August 29, 2011 • FeaturesComments (1)

    In recent years the turbulent global economy has wrought drastic changes on the business landscape, forcing organisations to either shape up or shut down, and has highlighted the vital role that IT plays in the success or failure of a modern enterprise. On...

  • New appointment at Bharti Airtel Nigeria

    June 14, 2011 • PeopleComments Off on New appointment at Bharti Airtel Nigeria

    BHARTI Airtel Nigeria, a leading telecommunications service provider has promoted Solanke Abimbola to the position of Financial Controller. The new promotion is in line with the company’s firm commitment to the personal and professional advancement of its...

  • Nigeria’s Globacom gets sanctioned

    June 9, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria’s Globacom gets sanctioned

    THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria’s telecom industry regulator has sanctioned Globacom Limited, the second national carrier, to the tune of N5 million ($35,000) for contravening its direction on ban of sales of fully activated new sim...

  • Improving international business opportunities with GRC

    February 18, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Improving international business opportunities with GRC

    Governance, risk and compliance (GRC) is a concept that businesses have had to deal with frequently in the last couple of years, with increasing requirements from government and regulatory bodies for organisations to take heed of, and conform to, a myriad of...

  • Facing the top 5 GRC challenges

    October 4, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on Facing the top 5 GRC challenges

    More and more organisations in South Africa are starting to take corporate governance, risk and compliance seriously. Regulatory bodies are beginning to require businesses to initiate corporate governance, risk and compliance programmes, and there is growing...