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February 16, 2015
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1 in 5 Employees Going Rogue with Corporate Data

Companies around the world have reason to be worried about the use of cloud applications to share mission-critical information. In fact, 1 in 5 employees has uploaded proprietary corporate data to a cloud application, such as Dropbox or Google Docs, with the specific intent of sharing it outside of the company. The SailPoint survey also found a clear disconnect between cloud usage across the business and existing IT controls with an alarming 66% of users able to access those cloud storage applications after leaving their last job. Despite that 60% of employees stated they were aware that their employer strictly forbids taking intellectual property after leaving the company, 1 in 4 admitted they would take copies anyways.

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February 16, 2015
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Update on South Africa 's Data Protection Regime

Data protection in South Africa is regulated under the broad constitutional right to privacy, the common law, and a few pieces of legislation that contained interim provisions relating to data protection. Until very recently, South Africa did not have data protection-specific legislation. With the increase in electronic commerce globally, large industries managing computerized databases of millions of individuals ' records and the surveillance potential of computer systems, prompt demands for specific rules governing the collection and handling of personal information arose. The South African Law Commission finalized an investigation into privacy and data protection in South Africa, and recommended the creation of the Protection of Personal Information Act.

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Asian Accountability-Compliance Study Recognizes the Nymity Privacy Management Accountability Framework�

"Nymity, speaking at the 42nd APPA Forum, commits to making recommended changes to Nymity's Accountability Framework contained in a recent study entitled, ""Privacy Accountability Management Framework for Data Controllers Operating across Asia"". While speaking on accountability metrics, Terry McQuay, Nymity's President and Founder, introduced the Asian accountability-compliance study and announced that although Nymity was not involved in the research, Nymity will take action based on the recommendations. The study selected the Nymity Accountability Framework as the most creditable, practical, and relevant framework to address the data protection laws of nine Asian jurisdictions."

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