Tag: cybersecurity


Cybercrimes Bill under the spotlight
Cybercrimes Bill under the spotlight

The justice and constitutional development department plans to revive the Cybercrimes Bill. The justice and correctional services minister, Ronald Lamola, confirmed this during the department’s 2019 Budget Vote in the national council of provinces (NCOP).…
Provided By

Data privacy and security under the spotlight
Data privacy and security under the spotlight

Improving data privacy and security is one of the key areas that the communications department plans to focus on in response to the challenges posed by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). The deputy minister of communications, Pinky Kekana, highlighted this…
Provided By

Ransomware – Can you pay?

Ransomware, also referred to as a crypto-virus, is malicious software that is used by cybercriminals to illicitly infect, lock-out and then take control over digital...
Ransomware – Can you pay?

Data breaches: What is required?

South Africa has experienced no fewer than four significant data breaches involving consumer’s personal information held by businesses, in the preceding ten months alone. There...

Domain names and passing-off

In South Africa, disputes regarding .co.za domain names are generally settled out of court, with parties using the Alternative Dispute Resolution procedure that was established...
Domain names and passing-off

Page 1 of 212