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Posts Tagged ‘GDPR’

  • 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...

  • Ms Pinky Kekana, Deputy Minister at Department of Communications

    SA Deputy Minister of Communications to speak at DTC 2018

    July 17, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on SA Deputy Minister of Communications to speak at DTC 2018

    Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Pinky Kekana, is set to deliver a keynote at ETION Digital Transformation Congress on 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. The congress aims to bring together local and...

  • Digital Transformation Congress 2018 is set to take place on July 26 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.

    ETION announced as official Title sponsor of DTC 2018

    July 6, 2018 • SponsoredComments Off on ETION announced as official Title sponsor of DTC 2018

    Formerly known as Ansys Limited, Etion, a diversified digital technology solutions provider listed on the Alt-X, has signed on as the Title Sponsor for this year’s Digital Transformation Congress, to be held on the 26th of July at Gallagher...

  • Sherry Zameer - Senior Vice President Internet of Things Solutions, CIS, Middle East and Africa region, Gemalto

    Building trust in the age of the smart grid

    July 6, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Building trust in the age of the smart grid

    With large scale deployments being planned and implemented around the world, the smart grid is swiftly taking the much-hyped IoT into the heart of millions of homes. For consumers, the most visible evidence of this revolution comes in the form of the smart...

  • Top six security and risk management trends according to Gartner

    Top 6 security and risk management trends according to Gartner

    July 5, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 6 security and risk management trends according to Gartner

    Business leaders are becoming increasingly conscious of the impact cybersecurity can have on business outcomes. Gartner said that security leaders should harness this increased support and take advantage of six emerging trends, to improve their...

  • Addressing your data breach risk

    Addressing your data breach risk

    July 4, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Addressing your data breach risk

    In the wake of recent data breach incidents, it is imperative that businesses give the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013 (Act) their full attention, even though the substantive provisions of the Act are not yet in force....

  • Billy Last, CEO of LexisNexis South Africa.

    Data breach raises POPI concerns

    July 3, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Data breach raises POPI concerns

    The recent cyber-attack and holding hostage of a South African insurance provider’s IT infrastructure has drawn attention to the dire need for effective protection of consumer data. While the company asserts that no financial losses have been encountered by...

  • Liberty data breach – setting a precedent for GDPR?

    Liberty data breach – setting a precedent for GDPR?

    June 28, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Liberty data breach – setting a precedent for GDPR?

    Over the Youth Day weekend, Liberty informed its customers, and later everyone else, that it had been the subject of a successful security intrusion. In a media statement, it claimed that an email repository had been compromised, and that an as yet...

  • What GDPR means for African organisations

    What GDPR means for African organisations

    June 23, 2018 • Features, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on What GDPR means for African organisations

    The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially came into effect on 25 May 2018 and this policy affects every organisation regardless of size or structure. GDPR extends well beyond the borders of the EU, also preventing European organisations...

  • 5 reasons to sponsor DTC 2018

    GDPR compliance on the African continent

    June 22, 2018 • Events, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on GDPR compliance on the African continent

    After the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the 25th of May this year, data management all across Europe changed dramatically. The law was designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU...

  • The changing world of data protection

    Tackling the pertinent aspects of GDPR

    June 17, 2018 • SponsoredComments Off on Tackling the pertinent aspects of GDPR

    For businesses around the world, including Africa, the implementation of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is particularly pertinent. This is because the GDPR applies not only to all states in the EU, but more especially...

  • 5 reasons to sponsor DTC 2018

    IoT, artificial intelligence & GDPR lead topics at DTC 2018 in Johannesburg

    June 14, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on IoT, artificial intelligence & GDPR lead topics at DTC 2018 in Johannesburg

    On 26 July 2018, IT News Africa will host the Digital Transformation Congress at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference is set to be an educational experience that will bring over 300+ senior business executives together...

  • Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., is a global provider of enterprise-grade application development and business process integration software solutions

    Meet Magic Software at Digital Transformation Congress 2018

    June 14, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Meet Magic Software at Digital Transformation Congress 2018

    The Digital Transformation Congress, set to take place on 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, will bring together over 300 industry experts who will explore the wave of change that digital transformation is set to bring and discuss the tools...

  • Heath Huxtable, executive head of Braintree at Vox.

    Braintree announced as branding sponsor for DTC 2018

    June 13, 2018 • Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Braintree announced as branding sponsor for DTC 2018

    Braintree has been confirmed as the branding sponsor for the Digital Transformation Congress scheduled for 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre. The conference will bring together hundreds of senior executives to discuss emerging technology trends...

  • Critical infrastructure: Downtime is simply not an option

    GDPR post-launch: who will the regulators be looking at?

    June 13, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on GDPR post-launch: who will the regulators be looking at?

    When it comes to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many of you may be feeling a bit like Scrooge, the miserable character from Charles Dicken’s Christmas Carol, during the festive period. You can’t get away from hearing about the regulation,...

  • Liberty data breach – setting a precedent for GDPR?

    PoPI and GDPR – a forgotten essential in HR

    June 11, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on PoPI and GDPR – a forgotten essential in HR

    The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) in South Africa and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union, have shone a light on the importance of protecting valuable personal information. However, while the focus has...