Standardisation compliance a way to tackle corruption

In an update before Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa), the Auditor-General of South Africa and the Special Investigating Unit found that over 6 000 government officials had claimed more than R41-million in UIF TERS Covid-19 benefits despite...

Privacy culture will drive PoPI Act compliance

Complying to the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act is a multi-layered exercise, that includes governance compliance to new processes, closing gaps and securing personal information. Paul Raath from Bizmod says that it is not a quick-fix and the most...

Smart e-commerce opportunities for Black Friday and beyond

Arguably the world’s biggest sales day of the year, Black Friday presents a prime opportunity to attract existing and new customers to your physical or digital store. By James Bayhack, sub-Saharan Africa director at CM.com It’s also a fantastic time to...

Omnichannel commerce: reframing the future

Before up became down and up again as the landscape shifted societally, culturally and economically at a rush rate as Covid-19 bust through the gates, South African e-commerce had anticipated a year on year growth. The value at that time was sitting with apparel,...

Think data protection and POPIA compliance will come

Information security and data privacy are at the core of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). Companies that prioritise the safeguarding of their proprietary and customer data will benefit from better business resilience in the face of increased...

POPI is here: step-up IT security for compliance

Email security, archiving, and data loss prevention should be high on the agenda for South African companies with the Protection of Public Information (POPI) Act having commenced on 1 July 2020. Companies now have less than a year to get fully compliant, says Michael...