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Social media violence instigators warned

Government has issued a stern warning to those inciting violence and disregard of the law with inflammatory messages on social media...

13 Jul 2021

RIP: Robert Legh

Bowmans chair and senior partner Rob Legh died on 1 July of Covid-19-related complications...

6 Jul 2021

6 critical PoPIA compliance steps to take before 1 July

The eleventh hour is upon businesses who are not Protection of Personal Information Act compliant...

By Rian Schoeman 14 Jun 2021

The sooner the better: implementing cybersecurity and data protection law across Africa

The pandemic has driven home the high value of personal data to the global economy, while also highlighting its vulnerability to abuse and attack. In response, governments around the world have been reviewing their data privacy and protections laws and regulations, including in South Africa...

By Darryl Bernstein and Janet MacKenzie 8 Jun 2021

When your boss is allowed to read your emails in the era of PoPIA

When the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) comes into effect fully from 1 July 2021, there are some areas of possible dispute that could arise between employers and employees, including the monitoring of employee emails...

By Suemeya Hanif & Nicole Gabryk 8 Jun 2021

Nigeria bans Twitter in the country days after president's post is removed

Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter's activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari...

7 Jun 2021

President Cyril Ramaphosa signs Cybercrimes Bill into law

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Cybercrimes Bill into law, which brings South Africa's cybersecurity laws in line with the rest of the world...

2 Jun 2021

Keeping chatbots PoPIA compliant...

Chatbots have been created to streamline customer engagement. However, given the quantity of personal information which a chatbot may acquire, how do you ensure that your chatbot is PoPIA compliant...?

By Maison Samuels 1 Jun 2021

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

By Sián Fields 4 May 2021

Benefits of using eDiscovery technology

As we well know, the volume of data being generated is growing rapidly. eDiscovery involves almost all information capable of being stored electronically, across multiple formats...

By John de Villiers, Issued by LexisNexis 20 Apr 2021

Thomson Reuters and Juta announce strategic partnership to connect African lawyers to the world

Thomson Reuters and Juta & Co are proud to announce a partnership in Africa, that will see legal professionals being offered market-leading research technology...

By Jackie Rhodes & Kamal Patel, Issued by Juta and Company 13 Apr 2021

PoPI Act readiness: 6 things to do

Just under one-third of organisations indicated they are well prepared for PoPIA. Here are six things that can be done to improve compliance readiness...

By Anna Collard 12 Apr 2021

Are you ready for PoPIA enforcement?

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) was proclaimed by the president in July 2020 and from 1 July 2021, any person or organisation that keeps any type of records relating to the personal information of anyone, including companies as a juristic person, is required to comply or face very heavy fines...

Issued by Freelancers Writing Services 8 Apr 2021

Experts to dissect eDiscovery

The changing landscape of legal discovery within an increasingly electronic world will be the focus of a virtual event on Tuesday, 30 March 2021...

Issued by LexisNexis 24 Mar 2021






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