Author Archives: Tayla Samuel

Help Beat internet crimes against children

Reports of Internet crimes against society’s most vulnerable have soared during the Coronavirus pandemic. UNICEF and other international child safety organisations have warned that children are at an increased risk of online harm as schools are closed and social contact restricted resulting in children seeking out social interaction online. “When children were sent home from […]

POPIA Compliance- The Consumer Perspective

With the POPIA compliance deadline around the corner, businesses in South Africa are gearing up to ensure that they comply with all the regulations around the protection of your personal data. But, do South Africans really understand the rights and regulations around the use of their personal data? With regards to our consumer data, a […]

Your ISP must now report you for pirating movies and TV series.

Under the Cybercrimes Act, which President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law on Tuesday, Internet service providers (ISPs) in South Africa must now report their clients if they commit any cybercrime using their networks. This includes unlawfully downloading copyrighted content, according to Fatima Kader, a director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr’s technology, media and telecommunications practice. Kader previously […]

Serious penalties for businesses who are not POPIA compliant

Since the POPIA compliance deadline is looming around the corner, many businesses are gearing up to ensure that their business are compliant with the regulations within the POPIA act. The deadline for businesses to be compliant is 1 July 2021. Do businesses really know the risks and implications if they do not meet the standards […]

How much time do South Africans spend on Social Media?

Social Media has become part of our daily routines, filling in the time gaps we have during breaks, meals and bedtimes. But do South Africans really know how much time they spend on Social Media? Just oput into perspective of how big our nation is we should note that South Africa had a population of […]

What you should ask before getting fibre internet.

Fibre-to-the-home and fibre-to-the-business are the preferred options for people looking for a fast, stable, and affordable uncapped Internet connection. There has been a rapid increase in fibre coverage in South Africa with a slew of fibre network operators rolling out networks. There is typically only a single fibre operator which is active in a neighbourhood, […]

Microsoft wants you to choose their new default font – goodbye Calibri.

Microsoft’s Design Team is asking typographophiles to vote for a new default font for Office 365. The team commissioned designers to make 5 new choices: Tenorite, Bierstadt, Skeena, Seaford, and Grandview. The classic Times New Roman is not an option, and hasn’t been the default since 2007. It is out with the old, and in […]

What are the penalties if your business is not POPIA compliant?

With the POPIA deadline looming around the corner it is essential for all business to take action and ensure that their business meets the criteria for POPIA compliance. The need for your business to be POPIA compliant is not only to utilize internal data protection but, the penalties involved if your business is found not […]

Infraplex has partnered with Metrofibre.

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South African Emergency numbers you should know.

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