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The importance of securing your social media account

01 May 2024,  Ahmed DhupliDr Damian Viviers

With social media and online platforms driving sales, client engagement and marketing in many businesses, it is small wonder that... cybercriminals are increasingly targeting social media and other accounts of businesses. In this article we look at some of the risks businesses may face and basic steps a business can take to make their social media accounts safer.

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Cybercrime - a clear and present danger for individuals and businesses

23 October 2023,  Dr Damian Viviers

Cybercrime has become a global pandemic with South Africa leading the charge in terms of countries that have become a... hotspot for cybercrime, earning us the dubious honour of being labelled the cybercrime capital of Africa. With October being international cyber security awareness month, we touch on some of the issues and risks which South African businesses face with respect to cybercrime.

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Is your business ready to act should a data breach happen?

13 April 2022,  André van NiekerkDr Damian Viviers

More and more clients are asking about data breaches and what they must do to respond to a data breach. The... media attention on high profile cyber-attacks and data leakages and growing consumer awareness of their right to privacy is fueling business paranoia about data security and the risk of data breaches, and rightly so, as the reputational risk alone can be devastating for a business. This article can help as we cover the basics about data breaches in the South African landscape. 

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The legal consequences for a business after a cyber-attack

30 March 2022,  Luhann PrinslooOdirile Matladi

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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