Posts tagged as POPI

PoPI – friend or foe?

  When the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act was passed in 2013,  there ensued much hype and panic. The weight of the proposed penalties had organisations scrambling to find out what they needed to do in order to comply with PoPI as fast as possible. But finalising PoPI and appointing a regulator has taken […]

Cloud’s disaster recovery as a service

  Uptime is crucial for absolutely every single organisation, no matter how large or small. If any critical business application and data becomes unavailable for a few hours, it has the potential to wreak havoc across the organisation especially the bottom line. It could be something small as a patch for the enterprise resourced planning […]

What cloud providers must know about compliance with the POPI Act

    Cloud computing has become a pervasive technology in the mobile-first, cloud-first era, changing the way consumers and employees work and play, culminating in a reliance on web-based services such as Outlook, Office 365, Skype and OneDrive. Due to the ubiquitous nature of online services, the cloud contains a vast amount of extremely valuable […]