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Posts Tagged ‘GDPR’

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

    Blancco simplifies PoPI compliance

    October 26, 2018 • General, SecurityComments Off on Blancco simplifies PoPI compliance

    According to legislation, businesses are required to manage the complete destruction of all data when IT assets reach end-of-life. Blancco has now introduced Erasure-as-a-Service, a certifiable secure data erasure solution that is PoPI compliant. Blancco...

  • How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    October 3, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    The last few years have seen a massive rise in the number of data breaches affecting major organisations. Alongside this, security challenges are changing fast. Pimply hackers in basements have morphed into sophisticated criminal networks, and viruses have...

  • Protecting your firm amidst the first GDPR summons being issued

    US unveils new consumer data protection rules

    September 26, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on US unveils new consumer data protection rules

    The United States has begun implementing new consumer privacy rules. On Tuesday, September 25, the US administration recently called  for public comments on a “new approach to consumer data privacy” that could trigger fresh regulations of...

  • Protecting your firm amidst the first GDPR summons being issued

    Why is data protection so important?

    September 26, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Why is data protection so important?

    A lot has been said and written about the GDPR from a multitude of perspectives: analysis of its many articles, projections into the potential impact of the regulation and more than a fair share of dire predictions and claims about how an organization’s...

  • The changing world of data protection

    Post-GDPR era: What you need to know

    September 26, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Post-GDPR era: What you need to know

    So far, for most of us the most visible sign of the GDPR taking effect is the number of emails requesting that you either review the organization’s revised data privacy policy and/or explicitly opt-in in to continue to receive information from the...

  • The changing world of data protection

    GDPR: So what does it really mean?

    September 21, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on GDPR: So what does it really mean?

    While the GDPR seems to have “snuck up” on the average user, as well as the typical organization, the impact of what it was supposed to do was very much brought to the forefront just before the May 25, 2018 effective data by the Cambridge Analytica and...

  • The always-on economy gives cloud data management trends a seat at the boardroom table

    Carbon Black launches CB Protection 8.1

    September 19, 2018 • SponsoredComments Off on Carbon Black launches CB Protection 8.1

    Carbon Black, a leader in next-generation endpoint security, has launched version 8.1 of Cb Protection, its application control solution that locks down servers and critical systems, prevents unwanted changes and ensures continuous compliance with regulatory...

  • New report unveils predictions for the Future of Multi-Cloud

    New report unveils predictions for the Future of Multi-Cloud

    September 18, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on New report unveils predictions for the Future of Multi-Cloud

    F5 Networks has unveiled EMEA’s first-ever Future of Multi-Cloud (FOMC) report, highlighting game-changing trends and charting adaptive best practice over the next five years. The F5 commissioned report was conducted by the Foresight Factory, which drew...

  • US unveils first step toward new online privacy rules

    African organisations processing EU personal data should have data security breach checklist in place

    September 18, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on African organisations processing EU personal data should have data security breach checklist in place

    Organisations in Africa that are processing the personal information of data subjects from within the European Union (EU) should already have effective General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance procedures in place, including Data Breach Security...

  • What are the top three targeted industries for cybercrime?

    The shift of risk – how cybersecurity is impacting GRC

    September 13, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on The shift of risk – how cybersecurity is impacting GRC

    Almost a third of South African businesses surveyed for PWC’s Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey 2018 were affected by cybercrime over the past two years, ranking South Africa second for cybercrime, globally. On top of that, more than a quarter of...

  • Hosting company warns against domain hijacking

    Four tips on how to become PoPI compliant

    August 22, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Four tips on how to become PoPI compliant

    The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act will alter how data is managed in South Africa. While the official deadline is yet to be announced, businesses will be mandated to protect their customer data. For small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) the...

  • Jason Hart, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Data Protection at Gemalto

    Lack of confidence in data security can cost you more than you think

    August 21, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Lack of confidence in data security can cost you more than you think

    The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect almost two months ago. Leading the way to a new era of data protection, the long-awaited GDPR has emphasized the importance of data security more than ever before. Besides...

  • The importance of GDPR compliance for Nigerian businesses

    The importance of GDPR compliance for Nigerian businesses

    August 16, 2018 • Security, West AfricaComments Off on The importance of GDPR compliance for Nigerian businesses

    The deadline for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come and gone. And while it happened without too much fanfare in Nigeria, companies that think they can ignore the legislation and maintain a business as usual approach are in...

  • Five key trends transforming global payroll management

    Five key trends transforming global payroll management

    August 13, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Five key trends transforming global payroll management

    Expanding a business into new territories is no easy feat. There are numerous challenges to navigate such as language, culture and legislative requirements. Recruitment can also be a complex job to ensure the right mix of local hires and expat employees sent...

  • Will the Fourth Industrial Revolution bring us Utopia or Dystopia?

    The law profession and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    July 30, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on The law profession and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    Progress is inevitable. The first industrial revolution witnessed the emergence of mechanical production and the second was fuelled by electrically powered mass production. The third industrial revolution was driven by the internet and automated production....

  • Facebook’s growing momentum in Africa (Infographic)

    Big tech firms agree on ‘data portability’ plan

    July 23, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Big tech firms agree on ‘data portability’ plan

    Giant technology firms including Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter recently unveiled plans to make it easier for users to take their personal data and leave one online service for another. The “Data Transfer Project” revealed by the...