Kelly Lekaise

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My Enemies Are After Me: Are cyber romance crimes punishable by law in South Africa?

Social media is abuzz with the latest Netflix documentary “The Tinder Swindler”.  This documentary follows the lives of three women who were swindled by a con artist, who lured them into a romantic relationship on Tinder.  He then extorted large sums of money out of them through emotional blackmail and his famous line “my enemies are after me”, moving the [...]

By | 7th March, 2022|Cybercrime, IT Law, Social media law|

In Plain English: The Cybercrimes Act in a Nutshell

On 1 December 2021, certain parts of the Cybercrimes Act, 19 of 2020 came into full effect.  The Cybercrimes Act seeks to address the rise of crimes that are now committed online due to the use of the internet and various emerging technologies.  With the move from physical offices to virtual offices as a result of COVID-19, there has been [...]

By | 28th January, 2022|Cybercrime, Media Law, Regulatory and Governance, Technology Law|

Should contracting parties include a cybersecurity clause?

Cyber attacks are fast becoming the norm in our society.  The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this with a 485% increase of ransomware reported in 2020.  A cyber attack to an organisation’s system impacts more than just an organisation.  The impact can extend to clients, suppliers, contractors, and employees.  A cyber attack is even worse in instances where personal data is [...]