Posts tagged as POPI

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 […]

Data archiving: transforming data into your most useful asset

True to the analogy of the treasure trove in “Aladdin’s Cave”, many organisations are trying to control a wealth of potentially valuable data that is piling up in gigantic, unstructured heaps. For many companies, the current approach involves sliding open the rocks surrounding the cave entrance, throwing in the latest set of data, and sealing […]

Data storage in the cloud – is South African business ready?

  Are businesses in South Africa ready for storing their data in the cloud?   It is actually a redundant question, as in several recent security surveys respondents were asked if they would share sensitive company information in dropbox. The overwhelming response was yes!   While that indicates that the use of storage in the cloud is […]

Mr. President: Please take note of the African Union Convention on Cyber Security

  There is no doubt that the ubiquitous threats and consequences of cyber crime are growing at an alarming rate internationally. Reports of companies losing millions with private customer information being compromised are daily events. Unfortunately, South Africa is not excluded from this picture – in fact, some recent reports list SA as third internationally […]