D-Day for POPI Act compliance looming

After a seven-year wait President Ramaphosa has announced that 01 July 2020 is D-Day for the commencement of the POPI Act. By Ezra Pillay, compliance specialist at LexisNexis South Africa Businesses will have a grace period of 12 months in which to ensure they are...

Technology delivers results at a fraction of the cost

Whether proactive or reactive, due diligence comes at a cost. The growing risk of fraud, money laundering, terrorist financing, extremism, counterfeiting, political risk and other criminal activities, means that the need for enhanced efforts is more imperative than...

Contact tracing and the data privacy challenge

Recent years have seen a marked shift in the way technology interacts with our data privacy. By Shuman Ghosemajumder, global head of artificial intelligence at F5 Networks As people live and work in an increasingly digital world, they are also becoming more aware of...

Coronavirus has delayed POPIA, but are you ready?

South Africa's Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) was set to take effect from 1 April 2020, but this date has been delayed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The country's closest reference for data protection legislation is Europe's GDPR (General Data...

Safe prints for indoor spaces

The flexible Canon UVgel 460 ink launched with the new Colorado 1650 roll-to-roll printer in May 2019 has achieved the highest level of UL Greenguard Gold certification from UL Environment, a safety and certification company. The accreditation proves that prints from...

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