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Computing in the cloud, including Software as a Service.

Data Localization Laws around the World

Data localization laws are essentially laws that require data to be processed within a particular territory or location. For example, storing locally - either in a particular country or in a local computing environment rather than in the cloud. There are [...]

By | 2018-04-19T09:48:39+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , |

Why the Microsoft Ireland Case is Important?

The Microsoft Ireland case considered whether the US government could compel Microsoft to give it access to Hotmail emails it holds on its server in Ireland. Could a US Government search warrant compel Microsoft to retrieve emails it holds on [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:21+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , |

EU Cybersecurity Rules

New EU Cybersecurity Rules have been approved. The European Parliament and the Council of Ministers have agreed on the Network and Information Security Directive (NIS) that will tackle cybersecurity in the European Union. It has an impact on critical service companies [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:27+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Categories: Cyber Crime|Tags: , , , , |

Five key Privacy Issues in South Africa

This is a short discussion of five topical privacy issues and how the law regulates them in South Africa. South Africa is about to enact a data protection law similar to what most countries have. It will be called the [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:38+00:00 March 25th, 2013|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: |