Annual SA Cyber Crime Conference to take place in November

The second annual South African Cyber Crime Conference hosted by Snail Attorneys and Lex-Informatica.org is set to take place on 29 and 30 November 2011

October 6, 2011

The conference, which will take place at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) in Cape Town is hosted by Snail Attorneys and Lex-Informatica.org, and will detail various topics relating to cyber criminal activities as well as law regarding the information, communications and technology (ICT) sector.

Other topics include:

  • Cyber Crime – Investigation , Prosecution and legislation
  • E-Evidence
  • Electronic procedures pertaining to discovery
  • Cyber Security and Cyber Crime, cyber forensics
  • EU Convention on Cyberbrime
  • Privacy and the protection of personal information
  • Cyber Forensics and prevention of cybercrime

The conference target audience includes:

  • Directors (executive and non-executive, CEOs and FDs) – to discharge their legal duties and direct the course of the organisation
  • CAEs, auditors and assurance providers (internal and external) – to audit and provide assurance regards ICT
  • CROs and Risk Managers – to address ICT legal risks, CIOs and ICT Managers – to manage ICT
  • ICT Operators – to ensure that ICT operates and ICT Security officers – to secure ICT
  • Information (protection) officers – to balance access to information and protection of personal information
  • ICT Governance officers and specialists – to govern ICT and Compliance officers – to effectively comply with ICT laws
  • Consultants – to advise and provide solutions on ICT related issues
  • Legal advisors (corporate lawyers or in-house lawyers) – to provide good legal advice on ICT issues
  • Attorneys and advocates – to provide good legal advice on ICT issues
  • Law enforcement agencies – to enforce ICT law and Judges Magistrates –to be up-to-date
  • Fraud Investigators, Anti-Fraud Managers, and Anti-fraud specialists – to know ICT law
  • Local Government & Government Agencies and Academics and Prosecutors

There will also be a host of confirmed speakers, including:

  • Dr. Maicibi Nok Alhas  (co-chair) – Head of Research & Policy Development of Cyber Crime Forensics Centre and The General secretary of ACCP,Kampala
  • Annette Heubschle (co-chair) – ISS Research Associate & Doctoral candidate at Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies’. ( RSA / Germany )
  • Dr Khomotso Kganyago – Chief SecurityAdvisor,Microsoft (RSA)
  • Professor Frans Marx – Private Law, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (RSA)
  • Professor Dana van der Merwe – Keynote Speaker – Criminal and Procedural Law,UNISA (RSA)
  • Dr Towela Nyirenda Jere – Programmes Manager, e-Africa Programme , NEPAD
  • Adv Jacqueline Fick – Advocate at PwC Consulting,(RSA)
  • Mr Saidi M. Kaunde – State Attorney, National Prosecution Services (Tanzania)
  • Mr Seger Alexander – Keynote Speaker – Council of Europe – Head of Cybercrime Division
  • Mr Sizwe Lindelo Snail (co-chair) – Snail Attorneys @ Law,South Africa Chair (AILCC) – International Liason – (ACCP) – Kampala
  • Mr Danny Mybhurg – Managing Director,Cyanre (RSA)
  • Ms Riana Smalberger – Head of Digital Forensics Lab, Decision Intelligence International (RSA)
  • MR Paul Louw – Deputy Director, Public Prosecutions, National Prosecuting Authority (RSA)
  • Mr Charles Goredema (ISS) – Institute for Security Studies, Cape Town

The registration fee for single delegates is R5000 ($600 or 400 Euro), though there is a special “early bird” price for those that register before October 15, which is R4500 ($550 or 350 Euro).

Discount for large groups as well as students with valid student cards are available on request.

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