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Technology continues to challenge the legal system and sometimes laws battle to keep up with the speed at which technology is changing, and the various new technologies that are launched. The Tech Legal Matters podcast will explore cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection and other similar topics at the intersection of technology and the law.

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Technology continues to challenge the legal system and sometimes laws battle to keep up with the speed at which technology is changing, and the various new technologies that are launched. The Tech Legal Matters podcast will explore cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection and other similar topics at the intersection of technology and the law.

    Understanding South Africa's spectrum auction

    Understanding South Africa's spectrum auction

    It took more than a decade for South Africa conclude the auctioning of the high demand telecomunications spectrum. The process has been hampered by legal battles between large telecommunications companies.
    All of which have conflicting interests in securing valuable spectrum bandwidth. Telecommunications spectrum is a valuable yet limited resource.
    In this episode of Tech Legal Matters we're joined by Lucien Pierce of PPM Attorneys, an attorney at law, to discuss the merits of the multiple spectrum-related legal challenges that regulators and telecommunications companies have taken on.

    • 22 min
    What you need to know about POPIA and PAIA

    What you need to know about POPIA and PAIA

    The month of July 2021 has seen the full implementation of South Africa’s Protection Of Personal Information Act (POPIA). Added to that, the Information Regulator (South Africa) is also taking over responsibility for the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) from the South African Human Rights Commission.

    Lucien Pierce, Attorney at PPM Attorneys joins us in this episode of Tech Legal Matter. Lucien walks us through POPIA in full, providing in-depth insights on how compliance assessments are undertaken. Understanding the many forms, data breaches may occur in practice. Clarifying the nuances around the Information Regulator’s dual balance between protection of information and promoting access to information.

    • 25 min
    Compliance with South Africa's POPIA

    Compliance with South Africa's POPIA

    South African cyberspace has entered a new dispensation.

    The Protection of Personal Information Act, which affords data subjects protection against their information given to entities that process data, came into full effect on 1 July 2021. In response to the growing cyber threat landscape, POPIA requires that responsible parties that process data, put in place measures that ensure compliance and minimize the risk of breaches. More intentional is the act's requirement for the registration of principal information officers, carrying the full burden of liability in the event of non-compliance.

    In this episode of Tech Legal Matters, Andrew Bourne, Africa Regional Manager at Zoho, walks us through how his organization meets compliance standards. As principal information officer, how he coordinates efforts to maintain and ensure privacy.

    • 25 min
    Cyber security trends for enterprises in 2020

    Cyber security trends for enterprises in 2020

    This episode of the Tech Legal Matters podcast is a recording from the World Cyber Security Summit - Africa Edition 2020. The event was successful in bringing in fresh narratives, innovative ideas, and awareness on key areas such as cyber threat intelligence, data governance, data privacy, and cyber regulations across Africa.

    A cross-industry panel discussion at the 2020 World Cyber Security Summit - Africa Edition on cybersecurity trends for enterprises in 2020. The panel discussed several cybersecurity trends and topics that affected businesses during 2020 including:

    + Creating effective endpoint security strategy.
    + Cyber Threat Management (CTM): Enabling early identification of threats,
    data driven situational awareness, accurate decision-making, and timely
    threat mitigating actions.
    + Establishing Zero-Trust Security framework to protect enterprise data and
    prevent unauthorized access to the network.
    + The Impact of Coronavirus on Cyber Security: How the response to COVID-19
    has increased cyber risk?

    The discussion was moderated by Daniel Adaramola, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Unity Bank PLC, Nigeria, and it featured the following panelists:

    + Ezekiel Mukanga, Head of Information Technology, Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, Zimbabwe
    + Hisham Mohamed Aly, Chief Information Security Officer, Emirates NBD Egypt, Egypt
    + Peter Hunguru, Head of Information Communication and Technology, Zimbabwe National Road Administration (ZINARA), Zimbabwe
    + Faheem Ali, Chief Risk Officer, Musoni, Kenya

    Event details -

    • 47 min
    The five digital forces for post-COVID-19 pandemic organizations

    The five digital forces for post-COVID-19 pandemic organizations

    This episode of the Tech Legal Matters podcast is a recording from the World Cyber Security Summit - Africa Edition 2020. The event was successful in bringing in fresh narratives, innovative ideas, and awareness on key areas such as cyber threat intelligence, data governance, data privacy, and cyber regulations across Africa.

    Dr. Ganesh Natarajan, Founder, 5F World, and Chairman of SVP India, Center for AI and advanced analytics, Senior
    Advisory Board Member, Trescon, India, delivers a keynote address at the World Cyber Security Summit Africa Edition 2020 talking about "The five digital forces for post-COVID-19 pandemic organizations."

    • 16 min
    Cybersecurity's role in the digital transformation journey

    Cybersecurity's role in the digital transformation journey

    This episode of the Tech Legal Matters podcast is a recording from the World Cyber Security Summit - Africa Edition 2020. The event was successful in bringing in fresh narratives, innovative ideas, and awareness on key areas such as cyber threat intelligence, data governance, data privacy, and cyber regulations across Africa.

    The Middle East and Africa cybersecurity market was reported to be valued at approximately $18.02 billion in 2016. It is anticipated to grow at a healthy growth rate of more than 15.62% over the forecast period 2018-2025. The role of cybersecurity becomes all the more crucial as enterprises embark upon their digital transformation journey.

    The discussion, moderated by Confidence Staveley (Founder and Executive/Director, CyberSafe Foundation, Top 50 Women in Cyber
    Security Africa 2020, Nigeria) features:
    - Fene Osakwe, Associate Director - IT Governance, Risk and Control, IHS Towers, Nigeria
    - Sandip Bhadury, Chief Executive Officer, GA Insurance Ltd, Kenya
    - Kevin Kiereni, Head of IT, Jumia, Kenya
    - Winnie Sergon, Head of ICT and Innovation, Boresha SACCO Society Ltd, Kenya

    • 42 min

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