The What and Why of Data Protection Management Reviews

The What and Why of Data Protection Management Reviews

Regular readers of my blog will know that compliance with data protection legislation is not a once-off exercise, it’s an ongoing practice that needs to be embedded in the business. In keeping with the ongoing practice, you need to perform management reviews of...
Struggling with POPIA? Turn to your Dev team

Struggling with POPIA? Turn to your Dev team

As a software company, there are many components to consider in your Privacy Programme. You have your own employee and personal data to worry about, while simultaneously worrying about information you may have in a hosted environment or cloud solution. You generate...
10 Myths About Your GDPR/POPIA Privacy Programme

10 Myths About Your GDPR/POPIA Privacy Programme

The last few weeks has seen the privacy industry heating up here in SA, what with the introduction of POPIA. In these weeks, I’ve seen a lot of advice dispensed by non-specialists in the privacy field; some of it is valuable, but a lot of it is dangerous. This...
A crash course in your rights under POPIA

A crash course in your rights under POPIA

As someone who deals with business a lot on POPIA, my blog is often focused in this area. Today, I will focus on the consumer side as I have seen a dramatic increase in posts on social media around actions contravening POPIA (that actually don’t). The purpose of...