IT Law

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IT Law (or information technology law) as it is known in most parts of the world is a specialist area of law. IT Law is one of our key focus areas and we help provide many with practical legal solutions that they need. In the articles below, you can read our insights about IT Law.

Data processing agreements are required by law

Data protection laws require data processing agreements under certain circumstances and impose severe penalties where they aren’t in place. Let’s talk about how these agreements are required by law and what you can do to get them in place. Data [...]

By |2019-08-07T13:04:03+02:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: IT Law, POPI and Data Protection|

Information Security and the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the phenomenon of computer chips and sensors being embedded in everyday physical objects that connect them to each other and the Internet. It’s transforming the world, with service providers rolling out IoT networks [...]

By |2019-07-10T15:07:40+02:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Information Security Law, IT Law, POPI and Data Protection|

The options available when “partnering” with someone

Many clients have been asking us to explain the different options available to them when they want to work with someone on a project. The clients often use the terms “partner” or “partnership” to describe the relationship they intend to [...]

By |2019-05-09T09:38:33+02:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , , |

IT contracts should be an easy journey

Why we love a well planned journey How do you feel about IT contracts? Whenever your business provides or receives goods or services with some online component, it is likely that you have entered into an IT contract. These don’t have [...]

By |2019-04-08T12:04:48+02:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Contracts, IT Law|Tags: , , , , |

Cloud Compliance: What you need to know

Cloud compliance is about complying with the laws and regulations that apply to using the cloud. Most organizations are moving to the cloud because there are good business reasons to do so. The law does not prevent the adoption of [...]

By |2019-04-16T11:04:45+02:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , |

What is ICT? What is the Meaning or Definition of ICT?

ICT is an acronym for "information communications technology". Many people ask what is ICT. What is the meaning or definition of ICT? The acronym ICT is often used in many different contexts. For example, people refer to the ICT industry, [...]

By |2018-11-08T14:01:26+02:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , , |

A Pro-Poor Legal Practice Book for all Lawyers

The Pro-Poor Legal Practice book is a valuable resource for lawyers from all corners of the legal profession, drafters of laws, and even law students, legal secretaries, and government officials. The book connects all these different persons by highlighting the difference [...]

By |2017-12-07T07:01:11+02:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , , |

National Integrated ICT Policy White Paper

South Africa has a new National Integrated ICT Policy, which was approved by Cabinet on 3 October 2016. The South African government has changed its policy on information, communication, and technology (ICT). If you are an ICT company or in the [...]

By |2017-12-07T07:01:19+02:00October 7th, 2016|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , |