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Cloud Compliance: What you need to know

Cloud compliance is about complying with the laws and regulations that apply to using the cloud. Most organizations are moving to the cloud because there are good business reasons to do so. The law does not prevent the adoption of [...]

By | 2017-09-06T16:20:22+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , |

What Must your Organisation Comply with?

Many people ask us what their organisation must comply with. What is voluntary and what is mandatory. Organisations must comply with all applicable laws. So for example, you must comply with RICA, GDPR, POPIA, the Consumer Protection Act - but [...]

By | 2017-08-08T16:50:29+00:00 March 19th, 2016|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , |

Which is the best Compliance Approach?

We are often asked which is best compliance approach? Particularly regards IT legal compliance. Also what constitutes legal compliance and non-compliance? The King Report and King Code says that the governing body should provide strategic direction on compliance. Few topics in IT have garnered [...]

By | 2017-05-30T15:54:46+00:00 March 5th, 2016|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , , , |

PCI DSS Compliance

Interested in PCI DSS compliance? Do you need to comply with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS)? A merchant, service provider or bank that processes any cardholder data, needs to know about PCI DSS and what is means [...]

By | 2017-03-30T13:22:05+00:00 March 14th, 2014|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is your Compliance Strategy?

Every organisation should have a compliance strategy for complying with laws that apply to them. (for example the POPI Act or the GDPR). King says that the governing body should provide strategic direction on compliance. It should be unique and specific to your business [...]

By | 2017-08-08T15:09:09+00:00 February 5th, 2012|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: |

Information Security Policies support Compliance

Information Security policies support compliance in many ways. Vicarious liability Beyond sensitising employees to the risks posed by technology, information security policies minimise the organisation's exposure to vicarious liability for unauthorised or unlawful acts carried out by employees during the [...]