With South Africa’s global integration into the world economy and with the advancements being made in technology, come improvements in cybersecurity breaches and unauthorised access to sensitive personal data. The future of cybersecurity law and the law centred around it is set to play a vital role in the upcoming years, particularly within the legal industry, given the nature of personal data and information that legal professionals have access to and keep on record as required by legislation.
Join our masterclass with keynote speaker Jacobus Jooste to discuss and debate the most recent trends and developments in cybersecurity law and the predictions for the future of cybersecurity law and related Artificial Intelligent, automated legal services and the regulation of same in the ever-increasing global world by means of the internet.
The session is followed by a networking event with like-minded professionals. Canapés will be served at the Rooftop Bar.
Cobus Jooste – Lecturer of Law
Cobus Jooste is lecturer of Internet Law (Mercantile Law), Information Technology Law and Intellectual Property in the Digital Environment [eIP Law] (LLM) at the University of Stellenbosch as well as a Fellow of the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property, a member of the IP Unit and serves as a technology law consultant at Werksman Inc.
Cobus primary interest lies in law in the digital environment and the regulation and security of non-literal elements of computer software.
Cobus has published several articles on intellectual property, ICT law and EIP Law and contributes to the Intellectual Property Law Short Course, presented by the University of Stellenbosch and the IP Unit of the University of Cape Town.