The European Union's data privacy law brings a larger number of overseas businesses within its reach.
Organisations need to layer security as firewalls, gateway defences, and anti-virus by themselves are insufficient, says Axiz.
There is a lot of confusion among South African organisations regarding the commencement date of the law.
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 will be discussing this at the upcoming ITWeb POPI Update II on 21 November.
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.
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.
The Open Democracy Advice Centre's Alison Tilley spoke to ITWeb Events about the challenges of implementing the Information Regulator.
One technology that seems purposefully built for protecting information is the blockchain, says Vishal Barapatre, Chief Technical Officer at In2IT Technologies.
The Information Regulator is looking to probe the massive data leak that affected as many as 30 million people in SA.
The role of technology in complying with the POPI Act.
Deloitte's Samantha Buchler outlines steps that organisations should take in order to achieve their POPIA compliance objectives.
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.
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, speaks to ITWeb Events about POPI and why an organisation's implementation strategy is so important.
The Information Regulator publishes draft regulations and invites people to comment on them by 7 November.
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.
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 highlights the challenges around compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act.
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