By GRC World Forums2022-01-19T11:20:00
Transferring personal information across borders is among the biggest compliance challenges for privacy professionals.
Transferring personal information across borders is among the biggest compliance challenges for privacy professionals. For example, the EU’s notoriously complex rules on international data transfers have led some to conclude that it’s better to simply keep data in the jurisdiction it was collected.
And at first glance, South Africa’s new data transfer rules look even tougher. But the nature of the global economy means some personal information will always need to flow across borders.
PrivSec South Africa will consider how businesses can meet the challenge of transferring personal information out of South Africa while remaining in compliance with the POPIA.