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Data Protection In The Education Sector: The Training Challenge

Today’s students will be the first generation with a digital footprint from birth.  This can be seen as a major threat for them.  At the same time, the diffusion of information technologies in education, conducted with discernment, is also a major transformation tool for their success. It has to be noted that education remains an under-explored sector in terms of [...]

By | 8th February, 2019|Cybersecurity, Data Protection, IT Law, Privacy Law|

Shouldn’t the SA Post Office be using #FinTech to reduce the cost of paying SASSA grants?

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) provides grants to the elderly, disabled and certain children. Grant beneficiaries receive money through a bank or cash payment.[1] Beneficiaries are compelled to receive their grant payments in these archaic and inconvenient ways. These methods involve beneficiaries having to travel to a physical location. This means time, effort, expense and potential loss by [...]

By | 5th February, 2018|PPM Attorneys|

YOU WILL BE BREACHED: TIPS ON LIMITING LEGAL LIABILITY UNDER THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT

It was reported over the past weekend that 15 computers were stolen in a burglary at the Office of the Chief Justice, in Johannesburg.  The media reported that the computers held the information of 243 South African judges and about 1,800 support staff.  Other important South African state institutions like the state arms procurement company, Armscor, and the South African police [...]