Barry Botha Breytenbach

The A-Z of POPI compliance

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act came into full effect on the 1st of July 2021. If you still haven’t implemented your POPI compliance strategy, it is strongly advisable that you take quick and decisive steps to do so as non-compliance could carry hefty penalties. To ensure that you get your (POPI) act together, we’ve put together a handy […]

Train your staff to protect against cyberattacks

Since the POPI Act was introduced, many businesses have taken the time and effort to implement a POPI strategy that complies with the Act’s basic requirements. But for many businesses this will not be enough to stave off run-ins with the Information Regulator because they neglect one important strategy in POPI readiness: their staff. Digital security should be a […]

The POPIA is in Effect: What This Means for You

Data is everywhere. In fact, because of the nifty autosave setting on the word processer used for writing this sentence, new information is being added to the Internet as it is typed. Every day we are engaging in hundreds or even thousands of little data exchanges. When we take stock of these minute transactions, it’s […]