The link between compliance and cybersecurity

Cyber-attacks are gaining momentum, and each new publicised incident highlights the increasing need for effective data protection. By Vishal Barapatre, chief technology officer of In2IT Technologies Many of these attacks have targeted personal information, such as...

Cloud solution enhances compliance and risk management

A cloud-based platform to enhance performance in procurement and onboarding times, Passport 360 allows for improved visibility with regard to compliance, time and safety, and risk management, resulting in increased productivity. This results in a safer and more...

Data governance adds up to good business

An effective data governance strategy is essential for business’ due to the increasing importance of data and imposition of various data regulations. By Mike Rees, territory account manager for South Africa at Commvault This strategy ensures that the right...

Overcoming the burden of frequent regulatory change

Over-regulation retained its number one position in the PwC 21st Annual CEO Survey┬╣ as the greatest threat to organisational growth. The complexity of managing compliance within an ever-changing regulatory environment impels corporates to embrace technological...

SA cybercrime bill enters final legislative cycle

As South Africa’s business sector continues to expand across a myriad of digital platforms, cybercrime continues to threaten this burgeoning digital sphere. “There are many victims of cybercrime, with limited recourse available in terms of current South...

New VAT regulations for electronic services soon

The National Treasury recently published an amended Regulation for electronic services, in line with the proposal by the Minister of Finance in Budget Review 2017, that the value added tax (VAT) base for electronic services was to be expanded. Seelan Moonsamy,...