This sessions is hosted by Steve Wright, partner at Privacy Culture discussing the key ambitions companies wish to demonstrate what we mean by privacy compliance and the importance of people and process.
Like with many countries worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in South Africa. Along with some social and economic benefits, the shift to remote work and online interactions has also spurred a rise in cybercrime that shows little sign of abating.
South Africa now has one of the world’s leading data protection regimes. And along with strict rules on the processing and security of personal information, the POPIA brings large fines and even prison sentences for those who break the rules.