Cybersecurity

2018-10-04T21:26:03+00:00October 4th, 2018|Cybersecurity, legislation, snippets|

[4 October 2018] ICASA has published a discussion document soliciting the views of stakeholders as to whether it should play a role in cybersecurity, with specific reference to: Private sector cooperation and industry regulation Capacity building Research and development, and Regulation of cybersecurity standards Inquiry into the Role and Responsibilities of ICASA in Cybersecurity ICASA publishes [...]

Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill 2018

2017-11-15T18:02:03+00:00November 15th, 2017|Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Open for comment, snippets|

[15 November 2017] The deadline for submissions on the Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill has been extended to 24 November 2017. __ [5 November 2017] The Portfolio Committee on Police will undertake a clause-by-clause vote on the Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill [B22-2017] on 30 November 2017 and intends to vote on its adoption on 1 December 2017. [...]

Interception & monitoring of electronic communications

2017-11-01T17:21:46+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Cybercrime, Cybersecurity|

[22 October 2017] We are informed that the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has commenced with a review of certain provisions of the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-related Information Act 51 of 2002, generally known as "RICA". This thread will track interception, monitoring and related issues and how these impact [...]