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Alex Simeonides
Lockdown shows e-signature laws are out of date

If there is one thing that the national lockdown has highlighted, it is the need for South African law to recognise electronic signatures to authenticate important legal documents such as last wills and testaments...

By Alex Simeonides 7 Apr 2020

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

Cyber risk during Covid-19 outbreak
Cyber risk during Covid-19 outbreak

A common response by businesses to the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) has been to implement measures that require social distancing and remote working...

By Rosalind Lake and Priyanka Naidoo 19 Mar 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Legal
#BestofBiz 2019: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

Why investing in due diligence now will save you money later
Why investing in due diligence now will save you money later

Due diligence is a fundamental to sound practice - and yet so many companies overlook this fact, with grave consequences...

By David Loxton 12 Dec 2019

Cyber insecurity is a threat to Africa’s digital economy. Riccardo Mayer/Shutterstock
What's been done to fight cybercrime in East Africa

East Africa attracts millions of tourists every year. Over the past 10 years, its earnings from tourism have doubled. Compared to the rest of Africa, the region is experiencing healthy economic growth. This makes it a promising investment destination...

By Mercy Muendo 3 Dec 2019

Join the modern workplace with Microsoft Office 365 and Tarsus on Demand
Join the modern workplace with Microsoft Office 365 and Tarsus on Demand

Is tiresome admin pulling you away from business growth? Is client communication taking up too much of your time? This single software suite can help you automate your administrative tasks and communication to claim back your lost time...

Issued by Microsoft 2 Dec 2019

EFT fraud - risk management, rights and recourse
EFT fraud - risk management, rights and recourse

Paying by electronic funds transfer (EFT) is so convenient for running one's home or business, with us being able to make payments from our smartphones and laptops. But this convenience does not come without risks...

By Louis Podbielski 13 Nov 2019

LAWtrust launches cybersecurity division
LAWtrust launches cybersecurity division

LAWtrust has launched a new division focusing on cybersecurity services...

25 Oct 2019

New legislation to impact property and entertainment industries
New legislation to impact property and entertainment industries

President Ramaphosa has signed various Bills into law that will enable property deeds to be processed electronically; enhance the ease of business in the real estate industry and brings online games, films and publications into the ambit of the Film and Publication Board...

2 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

Nkosana Mashiya, executive director, Capitec Bank
Finetuning fintech regulations

With fintech dominating trend headlines for 2019, and updated guidelines anticipated soon from the Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (IFWG), now's the time to focus on what regulation should entail.

25 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

Consumers benefit from Waspa's self-regulating status
Consumers benefit from Waspa's self-regulating status

South Africa's Wireless Application Service Providers' Association (Waspa) was founded in 2004 as a self-regulating industry body...

18 Jul 2019

Do you still have ownership of your data?
Do you still have ownership of your data?

For years, cloud services have been growing in popularity due to their agility and "supposed" cost-effectiveness...

10 Jul 2019

Artificial Intelligence Regulation in South Africa
Artificial Intelligence Regulation in South Africa

In many industries in South Africa, there has been a massive drive towards incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) into business and products...

4 Jul 2019

Be wary of recorded conversations
Be wary of recorded conversations

Contrary to popular belief, companies may be within their rights to secretly record conversations with employees and use that information against them in a court of law...

11 Jun 2019

The world then and now, and how the way we protect our children needs to change
The world then and now, and how the way we protect our children needs to change

This National Child Protection Week (CPW), Google South Africa and Media Monitoring Africa hosted a roundtable putting a spotlight on the importance of online safety for children...

By Jessica Tennant 31 May 2019

10th Annual Lex-Informatica CyberLaw/ICT Conference 2019
10th Annual Lex-Informatica CyberLaw/ICT Conference 2019

The 10th Annual SA CyberLaw/ICT Conference, taking place from 15-16 August, will explore cyber security breaches and cyber criminality...

Issued by Snail Attorneys 30 May 2019

How to get your money back in a blockchain dispute
How to get your money back in a blockchain dispute

South Africa has yet to witness a major blockchain-related dispute but such disputes are bound to occur as interest in cryptocurrencies and smart contracts intensifies and transactions involving them become more common...

By Kirsten Bailey and Max Taylor 26 Feb 2019

Did you hear the Legal Show free registration is open?
Did you hear the Legal Show free registration is open?

Be inspired by the latest tech solutions that are taking law firms and legal professionals by storm! Hear about top themes that are reshaping the legal profession...

Issued by Terrapinn 29 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 6 trends in fintech and its regulation
#BizTrends2019: 6 trends in fintech and its regulation

The South African financial sector has been waiting with bated breath for South Africa's financial regulators to map the way forward and we expect this guidance to be forthcoming early in 2019...

By David Geral 9 Jan 2019

SA cybercrime bill to curb growing cyber criminality
SA cybercrime bill to curb growing cyber criminality

As South Africa's business sector continues to expand across a myriad of digital platforms, cybercrime continues to threaten this burgeoning digital sphere...

20 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Legal
#BestofBiz 2018: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

You can now go to jail for sending these social media messages
You can now go to jail for sending these social media messages

The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill was officially passed last week, which means you can face up to three years jail time if you are caught sending these messages...

15 Nov 2018

The (near-inescapable) cyber risks to South African SMEs
The (near-inescapable) cyber risks to South African SMEs

South Africa is a particularly attractive proposition for cybercriminals. The global Cyber Exposure Index ranks South Africa...

By Heino Gevers 12 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications
#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications

MyImprint, a tech startup that provides easy access to criminal record and identity verifications, is the first of its kind to innovate a digital consent verification system in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Nov 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Waspa boosts compliance department with new appointment
Waspa boosts compliance department with new appointment

South Africa's Wireless Application Service Providers' Association (Waspa) has secured the services of a dedicated compliance manager to oversee the department...

23 Oct 2018

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