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POPI Act: A data analyst’s point of view

By Staff Writer 14 September 2021

Of great concern to businesses is the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act, which came into effect recently, PBT Group's Jessie Rudd offered a lesser heard perspective on this critical piece of legislation and what it means. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky identifies the platforms and services that users have the most privacy concerns about

By Staff Writer 31 August 2021

A recent analysis by Kaspersky revealed which platforms pass, and which fail, in their users' eyes with regards to protecting their privacy. FULL STORY >

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South Africans lack cybersecurity skills, NordVPN study shows

By Staff Writer 6 April 2021

South Africans lag behind the rest of the world in knowing how to protect themselves from cyber attacks. FULL STORY >

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Cisco reveals critical role of privacy emerging from the global pandemic

By Staff Writer 29 January 2021

A new global study has found that there are significant privacy concerns stemming from the pandemic, fuelled by a rapid shift to remote work and the need to utilize health information of individuals. FULL STORY >

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Is it time to say goodbye to WhatsApp?

By Ryan Noik 13 January 2021

The controversial terms of service forced upon WhatsApp users across the world has sparked many users and companies to look for other alternatives. FULL STORY >

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Cisco: Privacy and Security concerns increasing in today’s remote world

By Ryan Noik 23 October 2020

Two new global surveys have shone a light on the challenges and opportunities of the accelerated transition to a cloud-first, remote world that demands us to be secure, connected and productive from anywhere. FULL STORY >

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Industry Opinion: Customer privacy is part of the experience and is critical to build trust

By Industry Contributor 5 October 2020

Paula Sartini, founder and CEO at BrandQuantum International, explains the implications of customer privacy for marketing departments. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky provides info on South Africans' password habits

By Staff Writer 9 June 2020

The latest Kaspersky report has found that 87% of South African users are thinking up their own passwords. FULL STORY >

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Reflecting on the one-year anniversary of GDPR

By Industry Contributor 3 June 2019

Danny Allan, vice president, Product Strategy at Veeam, reflects on the impact of GDPR since its enforcement one year ago on 25th May 2018 and what is next. FULL STORY >

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Google responds to Gmail privacy breach allegations

By Ryan Noik 4 July 2018

Google has responded to allegations that third party developers are able to read people's Gmail via their apps. FULL STORY >

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Cambridge Analytica is closing its doors

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 May 2018

Following the Facebook data privacy scandal, the firm behind the controversy is being forced to close up shop. FULL STORY >

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Facebook implicates Google, Twitter and others for data collection

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 April 2018

A recent Facebook blog post tries to explain the company's data collection activities, along with citing others for doing the exact same thing. FULL STORY >

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Facebook suspends CubeYou for Cambridge Analytica-style data abuse

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 April 2018

Citing the use of 'quizzes' designed to collect marketing data, Facebook has chosen to suspend data firm CubeYou following a report by CNBC. FULL STORY >

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Cambridge Analytica says it 'only' accessed data from 30 million Facebook users

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 April 2018

The data analytics firm claims that the reports of 87 million have been exaggerated. FULL STORY >

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Mark Zuckerberg issues apology in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 March 2018

The Facebook founder is looking to atone for his company's involvement in the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal. FULL STORY >

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