Tag Archives: Personal Information

POPIA is Now Imminent: Don’t Underestimate the Work Involved

With the release of final Regulations for the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA”, often referred to as “POPI”), the Act’s commencement has become imminent. Once this happens, business will have a twelve month grace period to prepare, but don’t … Continue reading

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SMEs Beware: POPI is Finally Becoming a Reality

“Forewarned is forearmed” (wise old proverb) The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) has been in the public domain for several years and has been enacted into law, but its enforcement provisions are not yet in effect. The appointment of … Continue reading

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Protect Your Clients’ Personal Information from Hackers!

We have been speaking of hacking and ransomware for a while and it just grows and continues to make news. In a recent case in England, a small to medium-sized entity (SME) was fined GBP 60,000 (over R1m) for failing … Continue reading

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