Mitigating Unquantifiable Risk
The Hosted Collaboration Solution uses the Corporate networks are a very attractive target and so, they must be routinely searched for possibilities of risk. The real threats lie with well-organised criminal networks attempting to steal data which they can sell, activists attempting to disrupt your operations, or even rival businesses seeking an edge through corporate espionage. This is why it is no longer enough to simply protect the edges with fire-and-forget software tools. Firewalls at the entry points of your network and anti-virus software on your computers are still important, but they are not enough on their own to secure a network properly.
The POPI act is a way to get corporate entities to be more responsible with all of our private information and to ensure that we as individuals aren't impacted if there are security breaches and data theft. Just have to wonder who is policing this?