Mondaq Middle East & Africa - South Africa: Privacy
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South Africa has seen a massive spike in cyber-attacks in recent years, with a 22% increase in the first quarter of 2019 alone according to Kaspersky Lab, a global security company.
KISCH IP
The latest social media trend to go viral is the face-altering software FaceApp, which uses a filter to make users look older.
KISCH IP
The Oxford Dictionary defines doxing as "Searching for and publishing private or identifying information about a particular individual on the Internet, typically with malicious intent."
ENSafrica
Gone are the days when a helicopter had to be hired to secure fantastic shots of a neighbourhood or local stadium in anticipation of a major public or private event.
ENSafrica
Cloud computing and offshoring of data is no longer a taboo among banks.
ENSafrica
The pervasiveness of the Internet of Things has spawned a recent fear that the devices are listening to the conversations of their users.
ENSafrica
Digital rights management ("DRM") refers to the methods used by content owners to protect their digital content. A number of methods can be used to control ...
ENSafrica
It is becoming increasingly easy for employees in the workplace to record conversations, meetings and disciplinary enquiries without the consent of the employer to do so.
Clyde & Co
The final Regulations relating to the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (the "POPI Act") have now been published.
Adams & Adams
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation came into force on 25 May 2018.
KISCH IP
South Africa has experienced no fewer than four significant data breaches involving consumer's personal information held by businesses, in the preceding ten months alone.
Fasken
The Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal involved the unauthorised collection of personally identifiable information of up to 87 million Facebook users.
KISCH IP
Businesses operating in South Africa are currently facing the imminent implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPI);...
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Non-compliance in terms of GDPR could result in the company being fined up to 4% of the company's global revenues.
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Forbes.com describes the "Internet of Things" as "the concept of basically connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other)".
Fasken
The Regulations comprise a number of prescribed forms as annexures.
ENSafrica
The long-awaited draft South African Regulations Relating to the Protection of Personal Information, 2017 (the "draft Regulations") were published today, 8 September 2017.
ENSafrica
The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 promotes the protection of personal information by requiring that public and private bodies comply with certain standards when collecting...
ENSafrica
In an increasingly connected world, the protection of privacy and personal data has become a key concern for legislators in a number of jurisdictions.
ENSafrica
As such, many African organisations will be directly affected by the GDPR and will need to comply.
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ENSafrica
It is becoming increasingly easy for employees in the workplace to record conversations, meetings and disciplinary enquiries without the consent of the employer to do so.
KISCH IP
The latest social media trend to go viral is the face-altering software FaceApp, which uses a filter to make users look older.
Fasken
The Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal involved the unauthorised collection of personally identifiable information of up to 87 million Facebook users.
ENSafrica
The pervasiveness of the Internet of Things has spawned a recent fear that the devices are listening to the conversations of their users.
ENSafrica
Cloud computing and offshoring of data is no longer a taboo among banks.
ENSafrica
Gone are the days when a helicopter had to be hired to secure fantastic shots of a neighbourhood or local stadium in anticipation of a major public or private event.
Clyde & Co
The final Regulations relating to the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (the "POPI Act") have now been published.
KISCH IP
The Oxford Dictionary defines doxing as "Searching for and publishing private or identifying information about a particular individual on the Internet, typically with malicious intent."
ENSafrica
Digital rights management ("DRM") refers to the methods used by content owners to protect their digital content. A number of methods can be used to control ...
Adams & Adams
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation came into force on 25 May 2018.
KISCH IP
Businesses operating in South Africa are currently facing the imminent implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPI);...
KISCH IP
Forbes.com describes the "Internet of Things" as "the concept of basically connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other)".
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