If not addressed, these failings may leave South Africa exposed to even more serious crime and national security threats than it has faced already. By Jane Duncan.
Author: Jane Duncan
Shortly after 9/11, the South African government introduced measures to fight terrorism in the country, including a bill allowing the monitoring and interception of communications. It became the
The right to privacy has been making big news globally. In the wake of US whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations, more people have been clamouring for stronger privacy protections. So why has there been so little debate about the state of this right in South Africa? Is it because there is nothing to
At a recent breakfast briefing on cybersecurity hosted by Neotel and the Mail & Guardian, information security consultant Beza Belayneh referred to cybercrime in South Africa as a “crisis”, and called on the government to make it a national security concern. He said the state needs