Businesses must protect consumers’ data - Alibateesa

Ms Stella Alibateesa, the national director at the Data Protection Office. PHOTO/RACHEL MABALA

What you need to know:

  • Personal data has become integral to the global digital economy and a necessary input for reaping the benefits of digitalisation. However, there are emerging risks.
  • Prosper Magazine’s Paul Murungi caught up with Ms Stella Alibateesa, the national director at The Data Protection Office to shed light on what legal safeguards are in place for businesses and institutions to acess and protect personal data trust.

Tell us about the new data protection solution being developed and how it will work.    
The solution will provide a convenient platform through which all persons, private institutions and public bodies collecting and processing individuals’ personal information will be required to register with the Personal Data Protection Office as required by law.

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