We can provide you with a list of IT laws or ICT laws for South Africa and other African countries. You must comply with all applicable laws and ignorance of the law is no excuse. How can you comply with the law if you don’t know what laws could apply to your organisation? Our list of IT laws:

  • Lists key IT related laws, codes, best practices, frameworks and standards
  • Provides a brief description of each
  • Provides a link to each document on the Internet
  • In most instances, it provides a link to further explanatory reading
  • Provides ICT cases under each of the relevant laws

How you benefit from the List of IT laws

  • Know all laws related to IT
  • Determine what you must comply with
  • Save time by having a list of all IT laws in one place with a summary and links for further reading

Who should use it?

People who are responsible for IT governance, risk and compliance, including:

  • IT Governance officers and specialists – to govern IT
  • Compliance officers – to effectively comply with IT laws
  • Information (protection) officers – to balance access to information and protection of personal information
  • Legal advisors (corporate lawyers or in-house lawyers) – to provide good legal advice on IT issues
  • Information Security Officers – to secure IT
  • CIOs and IT Managers – to manage IT
  • CAEsauditors and assurance providers (internal and external) – to audit and provide assurance regards IT
  • CROs and Risk Managers – to address IT legal risks

What do you get?

The list of IT laws is about 22 pages in PDF format and contains clickable links to the laws, rules, codes and standards and ICT cases.

We currently have lists for South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, and Nigeria. If you would like a list of IT laws for another country, please ask us for a quote.


If you are interested, please complete the form on the right or enquire now. We will contact you to find out more about your requirements and give you a quote.

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