POPI’s knocking, you better answer

Featured Story, Southern Africa

March 29, 2017

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With only a few months to go before the office of the Information Regulator is operational and the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) becomes fully enacted. Organisations must be aware of the limited time left to comply with the comprehensive requirements of the new legal dispensation, stressed Michiel Jonker, director of IT Advisory at …

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POPI’s knocking, you better answer

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West Africa

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