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...

Data protection compliance portal launched for direct marketers

Members of the Direct Marketing Association of SA (DMASA) now have access to a handy online tool-kit that assesses their compliance with the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act in minutes. By clicking on https://dmasacomplianceportal.org/DMASA and answering...

Epson announces GOTS approval for UltraChrome DG inks

As consumers and brands become increasingly conscious of the origins of the clothing and fabrics they purchase, textile manufacturers need to be able to prove their eco credentials. Epson is pleased to confirm that its Ultrachrome DG inks and cotton pre-treatment...

POPIA: what employers need to know

The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) which came into force on 1 July 2020 places several obligations on employers in terms of managing employees personal information; it also gives certain rights to privacy to employees. By Kirsten Eiser,...

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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