Security measures on integrity and confidentiality of personal information

Security measures on integrity and confidentiality of personal information

19. (1) A responsible party must secure the integrity and confidentiality of personal
information in its possession or under its control by taking appropriate, reasonable
technical and organisational measures to prevent—
(a) loss of, damage to or unauthorised destruction of personal information; and
(b) unlawful access to or processing of personal information.

(2) In order to give effect to subsection (1), the responsible party must take reasonable
measures to—
(a) identify all reasonably foreseeable internal and external risks to personal
information in its possession or under its control;
(b) establish and maintain appropriate safeguards against the risks identified;
(c) regularly verify that the safeguards are effectively implemented; and
(d) ensure that the safeguards are continually updated in response to new risks or deficiencies in previously implemented safeguards.

(3) The responsible party must have due regard to generally accepted information
security practices and procedures which may apply to it generally or be required in terms of a specific industry or professional rules and regulations

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