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The Impact and Effects of Cybercrime on the Society.

26 Nov

Dr Khomotso Kganyago on Security

Some weeks back I had a conversations with amongst others – the legal minds, at the 2nd Annual South African Cybercrime Conference on the topic “Embed Cybercrime in an overall Cyber security Agenda”. The event discussed Cybercrime in South Africa and Africa as a region including the EU Convention on Cybercrime which celebrated its 10th year anniversary. Here are the topics discussed which I will allude to some in this blog:

  • Exploitation of children and trafficking in human beings (Cyberbullying)
  • Legislation and policies
  • International cooperation
  • Law enforcement – service provider cooperation in the investigation of cybercrime
  • Financial investigations
  • Training of judges and prosecutors
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Insurance Against Cyber Attacks

This conference came in the background of two reports:

The 2011 PwC Global Economic Crime Survey (GECS) addresses various forms of economic crime, but puts the spotlight on cybercrime. The South African edition of the GECS in…

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