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Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill – Overview of the Cyber Bill

The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill is in the process of being enacted. Some people will call it the Cyber Bill, Cybercrime Bill or Cybercrime Act. Others might refer to it as CaCA, the CaC Bill or just CaC. What will you call [...]

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 Cabinet has approved [...]

By | 2017-03-30T13:21:12+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cyber Crime|Tags: , , , , |

Who is an Electronic Communications Service Provider (ECSP)?

You may be wondering whether you are an Electronic Communications Service Provider (ECSP) as defined by law. It's an interesting question. A lot more people are ECSPs than you realise. You probably are one. What does it means for you if [...]

What is a Critical Information Infrastructure (CII)?

You may be wondering whether you have anything that can be declared as a Critical Information Infrastructure (CII). It's an interesting question. You might well have a CII. What does mean for you? What are the practical consequences? What falls within the [...]

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 [...]

Alert | Cybercrimes Bill 2017 Update

Today, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has released a new version of the Cybercrimes Bill. This long-awaited bill was first released for public comment in August 2015. Since then, the Cybercrimes Bill has undergone significant changes with consultations from [...]

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: , , , , |

Cyber Crime Law in South Africa Explained

Find out about South African cyber crime law and how they affect you or your organisation. The law recognises the criminal threat that exists to cyberspace and as a result cyber crimes were introduced into the law by Chapter XIII [...]

By | 2017-03-30T13:22:39+00:00 July 5th, 2009|Categories: Cyber Crime|Tags: , , |