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How your data will be safe with the new data protection laws

How your data will be safe with the new data protection laws

Cyber Security
The data breach of over 30 million people’s personal records dubbed  “masterdeeds” has been cited as South Africa’s worst-ever data breach. The sensitive information in question, including names, addresses, ID numbers, genders, ethnicities and email addresses of people both living and deceased, was extracted from one of South Africa’s top real estate companies, Jigsaw Holdings. In light of this catastrophic data leak, what guarantee do you have that your personal information – and that of your clients – is safe? Ross Saunders, the Director of Global Technology Services at Cura Software Solutions, believes that the data should not have been where it was to begin with, and beyond that, the source website did not have best practices in place to keep any data safe. “Their first mistake