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Call for comment: Popi Act draft regulations

The Protection of Personal Information Act (Popi) impacts any person or organisation who holds any form of personal data. Corruption Watch is one of these organisations, and we take our responsibilities as a custodian of private information seriously. We have put security measures in place that include Secure Socket Layer-encryption on our online report forms, Read more >

Toy guns that cost R25m

Love them or hate them, toy guns are just that: replicas of the real thing, only used as toys by children when playing cops and robbers or similar games. It is absurd to think they could be used in the protection of state assets. But in the North West, guards belonging to a security firm Read more >

Special security measures for info held online

Freedom of the internet is an important part of any society that relies on digital platforms for the dissemination of valuable news and information, but when it is compromised this can easily infringe on basic human rights. In South Africa, the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-Related Information Act (more commonly known Read more >