South Africa's Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), much like the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), outlines the policies and procedures South African organizations need to adopt to collect, process, and store personal information.
Not only does POPIA define the security safeguards IT departments should implement to ensure data security, but it also outlines the different ways organizations can collect personal information, requires clear, specific consent from the data subjects, and defines the roles and responsibilities of those data subjects.
Do you know what safety measures, policies, and procedures you need to adopt to fulfill POPIA's conditions?
An IT Admin's Guide to POPIA will tell you everything you need to know about POPIA's security requirements. In this guide, our compliance expert talks about: