But while the Cybercrimes Act will give police new powers to tackle online crime, it’s not only law enforcement that will be impacted. The law also imposes compliance and reporting obligations on certain private sector firms, too. There’s still time to prepare before the Cybercrimes Act takes effect.

PrivSec South Africa will explore how the Cybercrimes Act will impact the country’s private sector—and identify the steps businesses must take to prepare for enforcement.