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Deputy Minister Jeffery to brief the media on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill

17 January 2017

The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr John Jeffery, will brief the media on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill. The Bill has been approved by Cabinet and will soon be tabled in Parliament.

The Bill aims to put in place a coherent and integrated cybersecurity  statutory framework to address various shortcomings which exist in dealing with cybercrime and cybersecurity in the country and focuses, among others, on:

The Bill and a Discussion Document, explaining the provisions of the Bill, are available for download on the website of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, at the following address: http://www.justice.gov.za/legislation/bills/bills.htm#CyberCrimes.

The media briefing will be held as follows:

Date:    19 January 2017
Venue: 1035 Tshedimosetso House, cnr Frances Baard and Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria
Time:   10h00
Video Link: Cape Town, GCIS Parliament

For confirmation of attendance, please contact Mr. Victor Mateane Phala on 082 4652469/ email: Vphala@justice.gov.za or Junior Kotu on 0791929194/email: JKotu@justice.gov.za.

Mthunzi Mhaga
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services