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Emerging and legal tech expert Nerushka Bowan. 22 Nov 2017 - by Admire Moyo GDPR extra-territorial application impacts SA businesses
GDPR extra-territorial application impacts SA businesses
Emerging and legal tech expert Nerushka Bowan.

The European Union's data privacy law brings a larger number of overseas businesses within its reach.

Rudolph van Rooyen, pre-sales security consultant at Axiz's Advanced Technologies division. 21 Nov 2017 - by Staff Writer A layered security approach offers better protection
A layered security approach offers better protection
Rudolph van Rooyen, pre-sales security consultant at Axiz's Advanced Technologies division.

Organisations need to layer security as firewalls, gateway defences, and anti-virus by themselves are insufficient, says Axiz.

Dr Danie Strachan, a partner at Adams & Adams. 21 Nov 2017 - by Admire Moyo POPI Act uncertainties linger
POPI Act uncertainties linger
Dr Danie Strachan, a partner at Adams & Adams.

There is a lot of confusion among South African organisations regarding the commencement date of the law.

Dr Danie Strachan, partner at Adams & Adams. 15 Nov 2017 - by Allyson Towle The practicality of POPI
The practicality of POPI
Dr Danie Strachan, partner at Adams & Adams.

Dr Danie Strachan, partner at Adams & Adams, will address ITWeb POPI Update II, covering the practical aspects of POPI.

Emerging and legal tech expert Nerushka Bowan. 27 Oct 2017 - by Allyson Towle GDPR vs POPIA
GDPR vs POPIA
Emerging and legal tech expert Nerushka Bowan.

Emerging and legal tech expert Nerushka Bowan will be discussing this at the upcoming ITWeb POPI Update II on 21 November.

Claude Schuck, regional manager for Africa, Veeam. 25 Oct 2017 - by Alison Job POPI could save your reputation
POPI could save your reputation
Claude Schuck, regional manager for Africa, Veeam.

Particularly in a legal case, being able to establish what went wrong and at what stage is vital, says Claude Schuck, regional manager for Africa at Veeam.

Shailendra Harri, Business Development, CHM Vuwani. 23 Oct 2017 - by Alison Job Cyber security, POPI and GDPR
Cyber security, POPI and GDPR
Shailendra Harri, Business Development, CHM Vuwani.

Businesses can't afford even a single attack on their data, and with data protection legislation pending, it's just about to get that much harder to be compliant.

Alison Tilley, attorney and head of advocacy, Open Democracy Advice Centre. 20 Oct 2017 - by Allyson Towle Where to from here for the Information Regulator?
Where to from here for the Information Regulator?
Alison Tilley, attorney and head of advocacy, Open Democracy Advice Centre.

The Open Democracy Advice Centre's Alison Tilley spoke to ITWeb Events about the challenges of implementing the Information Regulator.

Vishal Barapatre - Chief Technical Officer at In2IT Technologies. 20 Oct 2017 - by Vishal Barapatre Could the blockchain enforce POPI?
Could the blockchain enforce POPI?
Vishal Barapatre - Chief Technical Officer at In2IT Technologies.

One technology that seems purposefully built for protecting information is the blockchain, says Vishal Barapatre, Chief Technical Officer at In2IT Technologies.

Pansy Tlakula, chairperson of SA's Information Regulator. 19 Oct 2017 - by Admire Moyo Information regulator regards data breach as 'extremely serious'
Information regulator regards data breach as 'extremely serious'
Pansy Tlakula, chairperson of SA's Information Regulator.

The Information Regulator is looking to probe the massive data leak that affected as many as 30 million people in SA.

Regardt Wolmarans, ManageEngine Certified Engineer, ITR Technology. 12 Oct 2017 - by Alison Job Avoid POPI penalties
Avoid POPI penalties
Regardt Wolmarans, ManageEngine Certified Engineer, ITR Technology.

The role of technology in complying with the POPI Act.

Samantha Buchler, manager for governance, risk and regulatory: risk advisory Africa at Deloitte. 29 Sep 2017 - by Samantha Buchler Viewpoint: Getting 'regulator ready' for POPIA
Viewpoint: Getting 'regulator ready' for POPIA
Samantha Buchler, manager for governance, risk and regulatory: risk advisory Africa at Deloitte.

Deloitte's Samantha Buchler outlines steps that organisations should take in order to achieve their POPIA compliance objectives.

Bridgette Vermaak, head of IT asset disposal, Xperien. 26 Sep 2017 - by Allyson Towle Dispose of eWaste through the right channels
Dispose of eWaste through the right channels
Bridgette Vermaak, head of IT asset disposal, Xperien.

Companies need to ensure that their service providers are licensed and properly accredited, as penalties for poor disposal of broken or redundant computers could be costly, warns Xperien's Bridgette Vermaak.

22 Sep 2017 - by ITWeb It's time to make POPI compliance a priority!
It's time to make POPI compliance a priority!

Starlink brings to the region IT compliance and next-generation threat-driven solutions to customers to secure critical enterprise assets.

Christelle Bure, director - implementation and people development, Metatrans Business Services. 20 Sep 2017 - by Allyson Towle The time to comply with POPI is now
The time to comply with POPI is now
Christelle Bure, director - implementation and people development, Metatrans Business Services.

Christelle Bure, director - implementation and people development, Metatrans Business Services, speaks to ITWeb Events about POPI and why an organisation's implementation strategy is so important.

The POPI Act regulations will be tabled before Parliament by the end of the year. 12 Sep 2017 - by Admire Moyo Regulator makes steady progress on POPI Act
Regulator makes steady progress on POPI Act
The POPI Act regulations will be tabled before Parliament by the end of the year.

The Information Regulator publishes draft regulations and invites people to comment on them by 7 November.

29 Aug 2017 - by Justin Lee Final countdown to GDPR - are you ready?
Final countdown to GDPR - are you ready?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on 26 May 2016, and the two-year grace period ends on 25 May 2018, says Justin Lee, MD of Obscure Technologies.

Danie Marais, Product Management Director, Redstor. 14 Aug 2017 - by Danie Marais POPI adds new dimension to personal data protection in SA
POPI adds new dimension to personal data protection in SA
Danie Marais, Product Management Director, Redstor.

The law not only covers people, but ‘data subjects' or any legal entities that then have the right to have their information protected, says Danie Marais, Product Management Director, Redstor.

Argility CEO, Marko Salic. 4 Aug 2017 - by ITWeb Meeting the challenge of POPI
Meeting the challenge of POPI
Argility CEO, Marko Salic.

Argility highlights the challenges around compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act.

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