Protection of Personal Information Act

Hacking data breaches: We need a new breed of compliance officer

2020-05-07T15:51:37+02:00By |Categories: Compliance and risk management|Tags: , , , , , , |

R58.4 million. This is the average cost of a data breach today according to IBM. It is no surprise then that cyber resilience is top of mind for CEOs the world over. But what does this mean for compliance officers? What should we be doing to address data breaches? And [...]

Direct marketing and the dreaded consent

2019-05-31T07:03:16+02:00By |Categories: Compliance and risk management, POPIA|Tags: , , , |

Everywhere we go, we are asked the same questions. Do we really have to use the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad form 4, to get consent for direct marketing when the POPIA comes into effect? And do we then really have to get consent again from our current database? To answer [...]

Get the right operator contracts in place in 6 simple steps

2018-03-15T10:26:01+02:00By |Categories: Compliance and risk management, POPIA|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In week 6 of our POPI DIY programme we look at what an operator is, and how to make sure you have the right operator contracts in place with yours. In terms of POPI an operator is a person or company who processes personal information on behalf of the responsible [...]

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