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Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS) Summary

The Minimum Information Security Standards (or MISS) is a standard for the minimum information security measures that any institution must put in place for sensitive or classified information to protect national security. If you work with public service information resources, [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Information Security Law|Tags: , , , |

Protection of State Information Bill – POSI

The Protection of State Information Bill is a draft law in South Africa that deals with the classification and protection of state information. Some people call it the Secrecy Bill, POSIB or POSI. We prefer the acronym POSI. It will [...]

By | November 27th, 2015|Categories: Cyber Crime|Tags: , |

POSI, POSIB or POIB?

It looks like the Protection of Information Bill (POIB) is going to be renamed the Protection of State Information Bill. People will probably call it POSIB or POSI. This makes a lot of sense and will help to avoid confusion. [...]

By | September 4th, 2011|Categories: Cyber Crime|Tags: , |

Protection of Information Bill not Protection of Personal Information Bill

There has been a lot of confusion (understandably) about the Protection of Information Bill (POI) and the Protection of Personal Information Bill (POPI), though that extra 'P' makes all the difference. First of all, they are different bills, dealing with [...]

By | September 20th, 2010|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , , |