Alert Level 1 – Watch this Space!

Alert Level 1 – Watch this Space!

ALERT LEVEL 1 – WATCH THIS SPACE! President Cyril Ramaphosa has suggested that Alert Level 1 could be coming soon. Due to the flattening of the curve of infections and the readiness of the health system to deal with the new cases of COVID-19, Health minister...
POPIA – READINESS PLAN

POPIA – READINESS PLAN

POPIA – READINESS PLAN The information regulator has published a Readiness plan for the implementation of POPIA. This plan will give a basic idea of what the Information Regulator plans to do to be ready for the guidelines within POPIA. It would be beneficial to you...
National State of Disaster Update

National State of Disaster Update

NATIONAL STATE OF DISASTER UPDATE   On the 15 March 2020 the government declared a National State of Disaster in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic that swept the globe.   Reports state that the total number of hospital admissions and Covid-19 tests have...
POPIA – Have you Become Compliant?

POPIA – Have you Become Compliant?

POPIA:  HAVE YOU BECOME COMPLIANT? It has been 2 months since Advocate Pansy Tlakula, the POPI regulator, announced the commencement date for the additional regulations within the POPI Act. These regulations need to be complied with before the 1st of July 2021. The 12...
POPI Act – Important Enough to be On TV

POPI Act – Important Enough to be On TV

POPIA – IMPORTANT ENOUGH TO BE ON TV The Question “How do we go about protecting our Personal Data as a Valuable Commodity?” Has been asked. And very simply, following the POPI act and ensuring your data- collecting, storing and deleting systems are...
THE POPI ACT

THE POPI ACT

The POPI Act In South Africa, the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) is intended to regulate how companies ensure the integrity and confidentiality of their data and assets by taking technical and organizational measures to prevent unauthorized access to...