Cybersecurity

2018-05-31T10:10:47+00:00May 31st, 2018|Cybersecurity, legislation, snippets|

[31 May 2018] The Cybersecurity Hub of the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services has released a Cyber Readiness report as the starting point of fulfilling a broader mandate set by the National Cybersecurity Policy Framework. The report provides a baseline assessment of South Africa's cybersecurity readiness and works towards enabling the Hub to coordinate [...]

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 BillĀ 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 [...]