In terms of the Cybercrimes Act, messages that threaten destruction to an individual’s person or property are criminal offences. However, the legislation does not yet have a commencement date. By Ahmore Burger-Smidt.
Exclusive | EOH Holdings is suing its co-founder and former CEO, Asher Bohbot, and its former chief financial officer, John King, for R1.7-billion in damages each. It is also pursuing several other former executives.
The legal framework for broad-based black economic empowerment in South Africa has recently been significantly reformed through several amendments to the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act and new “generic” codes of good practice (which set out
Vino Govender, the former CEO of On Digital Media, which operates DStv rival TopTV, has agreed to resign as director and CEO of First National Media Investment Holdings, one of the pay-television operator’s founding shareholders, after an ultimatum from the Industrial Development Corp
Businesses need to focus on the threat posed by cybercrime, a law firm said on Wednesday. “If I was speaking to you two years ago, the bulk of my practice was procurement fraud, and things like business hijackings, financial statement fraud and the like,” Dave Loxton, the head of business crime
Cybercrime is a national crisis costing the country R1bn/year, a law firm said on Wednesday. The US Federal Bureau of Communications listed South Africa as the sixth most active country where cybercrime took place. Informal consensus within the private
The opposition Democratic Alliance will write to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to ask her to expedite her probe into 2012’s ICT Indaba after the Sunday Times published damning new allegations at the weekend that communications minister Dina Pule’s romantic partner benefited
Most reasonably sized companies are fundamentally dependent on IT for key functions, including procurement, sales, orders, stock control, invoicing and payroll. When these IT systems fail, crisis ensues