China's new privacy law: Its impact on SA organisations
South African businesses with links to China need to be aware of the country’s recently passed Personal Information Protection Law, which comes into force in November 2021.
POPIA prior authorisation commencement date set for 2022
The regulator extends the commencement date of the provision that requires firms to obtain prior authorisation if processing certain types of personal information.
Cybercrimes Bill signed by the President
This Bill will now be known as the Cybercrimes Act 19 of 2020, and it criminalises various types of cyber crimes.
Final regulations to transform ICT sector have been passed
These regulations expand on key requirements in the draft regulations published in February 2020.
POPIA unpacked: What you need to know
There is a 12-month grace period – until 30 June 2021 – by which to comply with the comprehensive requirements set out in POPIA.
COVID-19: Unpacking new regulations for ICT industry
The ICASA Regulations set out minimum standards that licensees must adhere to during the COVID-19 national state of disaster.
COVID-19: Tracing database established
Electronic communications service providers must disclose information to national tracing database.
COVID-19: Electronic signatures in lockdown times
The ECTA provides for two types of signatures in electronic form: electronic signatures and advanced electronic signatures.