October is cybersecurity month. LAWtrust will raise awareness of the new POPI Act during October. Each week LAWtrust will discuss a different aspect of the act while providing facts and tips.
LAWtrust was selected by Industry Wired as one of the top 10 most trusted cyber security company 2020.
If there is one global trend that is playing a significant role in the way companies have been forced to do business in the past few years, it is the enactment of privacy legislation such as GDPR, which came into effect in 2018 and applies to the data of citizens of the EU, no matter where in the world it is processed and POPIA in the South African context.
While it’s still safer to stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, it doesn’t mean that you are safe. There are now more cyber threats than ever before.
The daily confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to increase, and unlike the epidemic, cyber security attacks are not a new thing. The frequency of cyber security incidents are now rapidly growing globally.
This articles explores the differences between paper based, electronic and digital signatures.
Hackers love South Africa, because cybersecurity measures are not as robust here, and even more so now during the COVID-19 pandemic, while a lot of employees are still working from home.
In a world that has been struck by a pandemic that will forever change the way we work, businesses across the globe have had to adapt to working digitally. Fortunately, there are many apps and platforms that enable people to do just that.
One aspect of working digitally that is often overlooked is the signing of legal documents. In many business processes we need to sign off documents but in our mad scramble to digitally enable ourselves, for many companies this is something that was overlooked.
By now a third of the global population is on lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic which caused a lot of people to be trapped in their homes for more than a month.
South Africa experienced a 15% increase in Internet traffic across SEACOM’s, the operator of one of South Africa’s major undersea fibre cables, network since March 2020.