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Iron Mountain - Rising to the challenge of data compliance

By Ryan Noik 6 May 2022

South African businesses often need help in managing their information through the entire information life-cycle – from creation to use to disposition and also adhere to stringent regulations. To this end, Iron Mountain recently... FULL STORY >

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The unexpected business-building benefits of stricter data regulation

By Industry Contributor 8 November 2021

By Professor Yudhvir Seetharam, FNB Business: Head of Analytics, Insights and Research FULL STORY >

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Crypto Asset Policy Paper puts SA officially on the road to Crypto-Asset Regulation

By Industry Contributor 22 June 2021

By Seshree Govender, Senior Associate at Webber Wentzel FULL STORY >

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Regulation – the biggest obstacle to e-commerce innovation?

By Staff Writer 28 September 2020

Is regulation stifling innovation and curtailing e-commerce, right when we need both urgently? Craig Duggan, Head of Commercial at Transaction Junction, makes his case for the affirmative. FULL STORY >

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Industry Opinion - Companies should embrace, rather than avoid, open source software

By Industry Contributor 16 March 2020

For organisations to remain agile and responsive, it’s a business imperative to embrace open source software, even as meeting regulatory requirements remains a challenge. SAS country manager Akesh Lalla... FULL STORY >

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Two-thirds of industrial organisations don’t report cybersecurity incidents to regulators

By Staff Writer 7 January 2020

A disturbing new report from Kaspersky has revealed that a large percentage of industrial organisations keep cybersecurity breaches from regulatory authorities. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Improved cybersecurity laws needed to deal with rising SA cybercrime

By Opinion 26 August 2019

Local regulations are struggling to keep up with increasing incidents of cybercrime in South Africa. Zaakir Mohamed, Director in the Corporate Investigations sector of the Dispute Resolution Practice at Cliffe Dekker... 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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Gambling regulators unite to shut the lid on loot boxes

By Ryan Noik 18 September 2018

Fifteen gambling regulators across Europe, and the Washington State Gambling Commission, have signed an agreement to work together to address concerns about where gaming ends and gambling begins. FULL STORY >

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Google woes could result in Android OS changes

By Ryan Noik 10 July 2018

The latest salvo against Google is coming from the EU, which are pressuring the company about its Android OS. FULL STORY >

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Comply or die: SA SMEs face fines of up to R300m for poor customer data management processes

By Opinion 8 May 2018

Tracy Bolton, director of General Business at SAP Africa, looks at how the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could have severe consequences for non-compliant South African businesses. FULL STORY >

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Twitter promises new anti-abuse rules following recent boycott

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 October 2017

Following last week Friday's #WomenBoycottTwitter protest, Twitter has said that anti-abuse rules are on the way. FULL STORY >

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Insight - What South African companies need to know about the GDPR and POPI

By Opinion 18 August 2017

In remaining compliant with new data protection legislation, companies can generate even greater value from their data. Cleo Becker, Regional Counsel Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey and Israel for... FULL STORY >

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Mobile operators’ spectrum safe – for now: IDC

By Press Release 26 May 2017

IDC looks at the impact of Minister Cwele’s Budget Vote speech. FULL STORY >

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AWS and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

By Press Release 3 May 2017

Stephen Schmidt, VP, Security Engineering & chief information Security officer at Amazon Web Services, explains the work AWS is doing to help customers with the GDPR as part of their continued commitment to help ensure they can comply with... FULL STORY >

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