South Africa’s Smart ID card “one of the most advanced in the world”

South Africa’s new Smart ID card is one of the most advanced IDs in the world, said the solutions director of LAWtrust, Maeson Maherry.

Beware of ransomware cyber attack in SA

DURBAN - As European authorities reel from a mass ransomware cyber attack that also infected Britain’s National Health Service (NHS), local cyber experts say South African companies and government departments must brace themselves.

PoPI is not only an IT issue, it is a people issue

Legislation such as South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) will affect each and every business. It will also affect all people within a business, from the CEO to the receptionist.

Media release: Data breaches are a part of doing business, protection lies in encryption

Data has become the lifeblood of modern life as everything from room temperatures and health records to banking details and WhatsApp messages are collected and stored.

LAWtrust deepens security offering with Thales partnership ahead of information-protection act

Increasingly sophisticated threats to data security, coupled with the introduction of new legislation, is forcing companies to protect personal information and driving demand for cryptographic expertise.

So what's the big deal about advanced electronic signatures?

Advanced electronic signatures were provided for in the ECT Act (2002), which defines two types of signatures – electronic, and advanced electronic.

Get your email security POPI-ready

Ensuring information security has recently become easier with the newly-forged partnership between South Africa’s LAWtrust, a specialist online security provider, and Nasdaq-listed email data protection company Zix Corporation (ZixCorp) (Nasdaq: ZIXI).

No more signing on the dotted line

Conducting business in this day and age calls for secure mutual protection. The digital certificate, also known as digital ID, not only encrypts a strong identification, thereby putting an end to phishing and other security threats, it also allows for important documentation to be digitally signed.

How to secure banking’s next evolution.

Security doesn’t need to be a grudge purchase. With the right technologies, it can reduce costs and create new business opportunities.