Project management lessons for PoPI

The complexity of implementing a successful Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act project requires a diverse team with a strong skillset. Anelda Dillon, from Bizmod Consulting says that the project manager is an integral component of a PoPI project. The...

PoPIA compliance requires an understanding of how data is managed

The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act, which came into force on 1 July this year, has compelled organisations to take a closer look at their data management in terms of how it is stored, what data is stored and for how long this data must be stored. By...

Governance should be a top priority

The Covid-19 pandemic created somewhat of a perfect storm when it comes to data protection. By Sonja Weber, lead delivery solution manager at T-Systems South Africa On the one hand, businesses were forced to stop their investment into major projects to manage the...

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...