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THE “NEDBANK BREACH”: WHAT IF THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT WAS IN FORCE?

Nedbank has handled the data breach its direct marketing services supplier - Computer Facilities (Pty) Ltd – suffered last week, reasonably well. This is evident from how they appear to have investigated it, to their frank, factual and informative press release. Apart from some reputational damage and a few million rand in forensics, legal and public relations agency fees, Nedbank [...]

By | 11th March, 2020|4IR, Cybersecurity, Data Protection, GDPR, PPM Attorneys, Privacy Law, Technology Law|

BIG DATA ANALYTICS: THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT PROVIDES FOR IT TOO!

Big data analytics is the new buzzword.  It is mentioned everywhere and across every industry.  Everyone wants to make use of big data for one or other reason.  But what is big data analytics? The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) recently published a document that gave the following definition of big data analytics: In summary, big data can be thought [...]

By | 10th October, 2017|Data Protection, PPM Attorneys|