21
Sep

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Unpacking POPI: A look at the principles

The Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013, promotes the Protection of Personal Information (PPI) by public and private bodies. The Act was signed into law by the President on 19 November 2013 and was published in the Government Gazette Notice 37067 on 26 November 2013. POPI’s key objectives The key objective of…

17
Sep

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Professor Mervyn King on POPI and Corporate Governance

Speaking at a seminar on POPI on 29 August 2017, professor Mervyn King started his presentation by pointing out that King IV separates technology from information. Professor King explained that this was because of the importance of separating the protection of personal information and the access to personal information. King stated that a cyber breach…

16
Sep

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POPIA: From the office of the Regulator

On 29 August 2017, a member of the Information Regulator, Mr Sizwe Lindelo Snail ka Mtuze provided updates regarding the POPI Act. The Regulator consists of the Chairperson and four ordinary members. The Chairperson and two ordinary members serve in a full-time capacity and the other two ordinary members serve in a part-time capacity. On…

16
Sep

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POPI Conference held on 29 August

Held on 29 August 2017 at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, the POPI Act Symposium kicked off with Mr Xavier J Greyling welcoming delegates and speakers. Standing in for POPI Regulator Advocate Johannes Collen Weapond, Mr Sizwe Lindelo Snail ka Mtuze emphasised that the Regulator’s independence, emphasising the fact that it is without bias and…

30
Aug

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POPI, Information Regulator and Judge Mervin King

Since November 2016, CAA has been writing about POPI, we have implemented CAA Training Academy (CAATA) courses and we delivered In-House training. We published a POPI White Paper and will be publishing how to create a POPI Management System (MS) soon. But most of all, we have secured the Information Regulator (IR) for a public event,…

26
Jul

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Did you download your POPIA White Paper?

CAA has written a white paper on POPIA and made it available during the month. This White Paper gives you great insights regarding the POPIA process and its effects on business. If you haven’t downloaded it as yet, do it now by clicking on this link: POPIA Download The Second White Paper, due the end…

22
May

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POPI and Business Unit applications

We have been consistently providing guidance regarding the POPI preparedness, Gap Analysis Assessment, POPI implementation in general and the effect of POPI in the different Business Units. CAA will be providing a White Paper on the Effect of POPI on Business as well as to the Industries. This White Paper will be available during June…