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30 million ID numbers hacked biggest ever in South Africa - where is POPI?

The 30 million ID number dump this week comes as a shock to many South Africans.

News of the hack spread far and wide. Many radio stations, newspaper and TV reported on the hack.

This comes on the back of the new POPI act (protection of personal information) which impacts every business in South Africa.

Here are some sites which reported on the 30 million hack in South Africa:

What does this mean for you and me? On a personal side your information could be in the hands of some very suspicious people. If you have a business, protecting clients information is part of the POPI act (and good governance). The penalties you could face if your are not compliant with the act is substantial. 

Information and education is power.

Register here for a free training webinar on the POPI act (protection of personal information).

Understand what the implications are.

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