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CIPC Notice 20 of 2024: Security compromise of the CIPC - Business Continuity

Published: 6 March 2024

The CIPC experienced a security breach, which is part of a broader trend of increased cyber-attacks in South Africa.

Upon discovering the breach, the CIPC complied with the Protection of Personal Information Act by notifying relevant authorities and issuing a media statement. Measures are being taken to protect the CIPC's systems and ensure continued service to clients. Despite the attack, the CIPC remains committed to its core mandate and has invested in advanced technology to secure its data.

The CIPC's security breach has led to increased awareness and vigilance regarding security, particularly cyber security. The CIPC is implementing additional security and verification layers on all transactional platforms. Clients are encouraged to update and amend their passwords and login information as an added security measure.

CIPC Notice 20

Updated on: 03/07/2024

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