All about POPIA compliance: South Africa’s new data privacy law – and what it means for you

South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) has finally come into force. That’s good news for South African citizens and residents, since the legislation’s aim is to protect their personally identifiable information (PII) after it’s collected by public and private entities in the country. But what does the new law mean for South African organisations […]

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“Enabling Better Business” through crystallising how an organisation’s people, processes and technology interact

The combination of our ‘GRC in 5 Steps’ Thinking with the interactive cloud based Obashi Platform provides a unique framework that crystallises how an organisation’s people, processes and technology interact by providing: A framework to document and model how people, process and technology interact – through our Business & IT Diagrams A single source of […]

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The Importance of Implementing Data Classification Frameworks

INTRODUCTION Data classification is as fundamental a part of securing an organization’s data and who can access it. It’s the process of identifying and assigning pre-determined levels of sensitivity or confidentiality to different types of data. If your organization doesn’t properly classify its data, then you cannot properly protect the data or prevent it from […]

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Coronavirus Organizational Preparedness Middle East & Africa

Middle East & Africa: Global Comparison HR and Staff: MEA lags behind the rest of the world in terms of HR and staff measures undertaken during the current Coronavirus outbreak. The top implemented measure by organizations in the region is ensuring some staff work from home (61.5%). Only just over half (58.2%) of organizations have […]

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How A Business Can Use Sustainable Best Practices In Addressing Coronavirus Impacts

Insights to survive this crisis through sustainability and building business success. The coronavirus epidemic will impact your business sales, supply chain deliveries and work associate availability. The triple bottom line focus on people, planet and profits of sustainable business practices provide insights on what to do and how to do it. Customers Seek Trust Through Authenticity […]

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Step 5: Moving the business forward with intuitive and predictive information analytics

Businesses currently have access to more data than ever before but utilizing this data to provide actionable and informed decision is the challenge many organizations face.  Business intelligence therefore plays an important role by converting the data into useful information that can be used to inform business decisions and improve company efficiency and performance. Predictive […]

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The Lockdown Lottery – What Happens When Keeping Your Employees Safe Puts Your Company Data at Risk?

The following Article is written by Jacques van Wyk the CEO of one of our business associates JGL Forensics Services.  We put it forward wholeheartedly as an important and relevant article on potential data and cyber security risk to business, in particular during this time of Lockdown due to the Coronavirus Pandemic both in South […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic – Living with a New Way of Business and Life – Some business tips

BUSINESS CONTINUITY To protect your workforce and help ensure its continued productivity, it is critical to Review Business Continuity Plans Amid Coronavirus Outbreak Have you established a strategy that enables employees to continue to function without endangering them? Do you have a plan to isolate employees should the threat of possible infection arise? Can your […]

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