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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 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 | 2017-03-30T13:21:12+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 [...]

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 [...]

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: , , , |