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LAWtrust selected as one of the top 10 most trusted cyber security companies of 2020

LAWtrust was selected by Industry Wired as one of the top 10 most trusted cyber security company 2020.

The role of SigningHub and digital signatures in POPIA and GDPR compliance

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.

Cyber security newsletter - Brute Force Attacks

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.

Cyber security newsletter - C&C

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.

Wet signature vs. Electronic Signature vs. Digital Signature

This articles explores the differences between paper based, electronic and digital signatures.

Cyber security newsletter - Ransomware

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.

The Case for Relaxing AeS Requirements

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.

Cyber security newsletter - CoinMiner Malware

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.

Cyber security newsletter - Phishing

Cyberthreats are constantly evolving in order to take advantage of online behaviour and trends. The COVID-19 outbreak is no exception. Cyber criminals are exploiting the current pandemic for commercial gain by targeting individuals and organisations with COVID-19 related scams and phishing emails. We've already seen hackers attacking the World Health Organization, cyber criminals hitting a COVID-19 vaccine testing facility with ransomware, healthcare workers being targeted with Windows malware using coronavirus information as the lure and hackers targeting Zoom domains.