POPI Act Finally Has the Power | Data Protection SA

POPI Act Finally Has the Power

The POPI (Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013) in South Africa became effective in 2016, however, as most businesses know, it has had little in the way of enforcement. This status has completely changed effective July 1, 2020, because now POPIA is empowered with the ability to investigate and fine responsible parties for […]

7 of the Safest Browsers to Use

7 of the Safest Browsers to Use

We have become a global population that depends on our internet browsers for almost everything. However, not all browsers are alike as each one offers a variety of differences in both security and privacy. As with everything in technology, companies ebb and flow based on popularity, ease of use, and business trends. 7} Microsoft Edge […]

Misinformation Reducing Security in Countries

Misinformation Reducing Security in Countries

It should first be stated that misinformation and published propaganda isn’t new. In the past those that wanted to spread what is now called “fake news” made use of the methods of the time: publications and radio. Laws in some countries made it difficult to extend false stories in the news media, but this completely […]

What You Need to Know about Digital Piracy

What You Need to Know about Digital Piracy

The speed in which we have transitioned to the digital forms of communication has been compared to the magnitude of change that occurred in the industrial revolution. At no other time have we experienced such an alteration in the methods that we use, and in the race for global digitalization, companies and governments haven’t been […]

Internet Piracy in South Africa: The Conditions and Consequences

As the internet continues to become the main source for entertainment, countries around the globe are stepping up to incorporate laws for internet use and access. The problem is that the internet itself is the main culprit for the inability to catch criminals that are involved in cybercrime, and countries such as South Africa may […]