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The unpredictable nature of cybersecurity incidents and the increasingly challenging cybersecurity landscape requires proactive measures to mitigate the risks to a business’ networks, systems and data during a cyber incident. The Cybercrimes Act marks a significant step in mitigating this risk.  

Werksmans understands that cybersecurity emergencies must be met with a multidisciplinary approach and our cybersecurity team is made up of data protection, dispute resolution and forensic IT specialists to provide a holistic approach.

Our advisory services 

Our experts have developed policies, plans and procedures to lay the foundations for a better security posture, by ensuring compliance with the legislative framework. This includes the evaluation of existing systems and operations insofar as issues of data, access and identity management offences are committed under the Protection of Personal Information Act. 

Our team of cyberlaw experts aim to ensure that clients’ systems and operations facilitate the prevention of cybercrimes and effectively manage and contain cyber incidents.

We provide:

  • Ongoing resilience planning;
  • Cyber education and;
  • Cyber incident response practice.

Our Cybercrimes Lawyers

Ahmore Burger-Smidt
Head of Regulatory
Armand Swart
Tebogo Sibidla
Dale Adams
Senior Associate
Lwazi Mtshilibe

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