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The legal consequences for a business after a cyber-attack

13 April 2022

You have an online store through which you sell products. Although you have taken precautions, the risk of a cyber-attack remains a concern as you hear about more and more businesses that suffer attacks. Apart from the reputational risk which could be massive, you also wonder about legal consequences when you consider the impact of data protection legislation.

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CCTV cameras in the workplace? Allowed or not?

14 September 2021

We have had a spate of thefts in our business over the last few months. Yet none of our employees ever see anything or know anything, which have us thinking that the thefts may be wider than just one or two employees. We are considering installing CCTV cameras to monitor the situation and also prevent further thefts, but are unsure about the rules for monitoring employees with CCTV cameras and also using such footage should we pick up misconduct. Can you maybe advise on how we should go about th...

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POPIA and remote working employees

14 September 2021

I’m the owner of a small financial services firm. With Covid-19, like many businesses, we enabled staff to work from home. The arrangement is working well and we are contemplating retaining the option of remote work for some of our staff. Is there anything specific we need to do from a POPIA perspective in respect of such remote working staff?

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The impact of the new Cybercrimes Act on businesses

14 July 2021

My business operates in the electronic communications sector and I’m a little concerned as to what the new Cybercrimes Act will mean for us and how it can affect my business. Can you shed any light on this?

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Government and POPIA - applicable or not?

14 June 2021

With all the talk of POPIA coming into effect and businesses having to get ready to comply, I was wondering whether government and municipalities also need to comply with POPIA. Surely, government entities have a lot of personal information in their possession that they must protect.

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Data breaches in terms of POPIA: what you need to know

16 April 2021

Our consultancy business has quite a diverse client base. Over the weekend, the laptop of one of our employees was stolen. The laptop contains personal information of our clients and it appears that it was not password protected making the data accessible. Will this be a data breach in terms of POPIA, and if so, what are we required to do?

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