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The deadline to change the Cybercrimes Bill has been extended to the 10 August 2017

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has called for comments and public participation on the latest version of the Cybercrimes Bill. The deadline to submit your comments has been extended to Thursday 10 August 2017. Your participation and comment are vitally [...]

The Practical Impact of the Cyber Bill on You

The second draft of the Cyber Bill (also known as the Cybercrime Bill) will have a significant impact on many organisations and individuals. Unfortunately, the impact is mostly negative and frankly scary. Correctional services are going to have to build more [...]

By | 2017-07-05T15:30:24+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cyber Crime|Tags: , , , , |

The Cyber Crime Bill has been formally introduced into Parliament

Whatever you choose to call it, you need to know that the Cyber Crime Bill (or the Cybercrime Bill) is well on its way to becoming law. The Bill has been formally introduced into Parliament. The 2017 version that Cabinet has [...]

By | 2017-07-06T14:21:58+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cyber Crime|Tags: , , , , |

2015 Cybercrimes Bill

The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill is in the process of being enacted. We have summarised the 2017 version to help you understand what the current position is. This article is a summary of the 2015 Cybercrimes Bill. Offences The 2015 Cybercrimes Bill created many [...]

What is IT law, ICT law or Cyber law?

Find resources, guidance, solutions and advice on IT Law, ICT law or Cyber Law. What do these areas of law cover? We focus on the law related to ICT: Information - (or data) in paper or electronic format Communication - [...]

By | 2017-03-30T13:21:51+00:00 January 10th, 2016|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , , |

EU Cybersecurity Rules

New EU Cybersecurity Rules have been approved. The European Parliament and the Council of Ministers have agreed on the Network and Information Security Directive (NIS) that will tackle cybersecurity in the European Union. It has an impact on critical service companies [...]

By | 2017-03-30T13:21:53+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Categories: Cyber Crime|Tags: , , , , |

Legislation that governs business on the Internet

The ECT Act introduced to South Africa formal legal recognition of electronic commerce. It provides for the facilitation and regulation of electronic communications and transactions, including issues relating to electronic signatures, electronic evidence and computer crimes. Its primary objective is [...]

By | 2015-09-21T14:59:30+00:00 August 13th, 2008|Categories: Internet Law|Tags: , , , |