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Cyber Security Awareness Month
October is Cyber Security Month and we will spend the next few days posting little tips from Mimecast, a leading SAAS (Security as a Service) provider whom we ourselves use.
Cybercrime costs the general public a fortune each year both in direct and indirect losses and we have spent quite a bit of time becoming specialists in your rights of recovery following a loss.
We hope the little tips help along the way!
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In the President’s address on 09 April 2020 regarding the extension of the lockdown, a disturbing note was South Africa’s shortage of medical protective equipment for healthcare workers to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Thus, making it high risk for our “army” who are on the forefront of this pandemic, fighting against an invisible enemy.
The Corona Virus and Contracts
On 26 March 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a nationwide lockdown to curb the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. While this was a wise and welcomed decision to protect the health and lives of our citizens but it also puts our economy and the livelihood of our citizens under strain. The Corona Virus is a global pandemic and as such it affects the ability of parties to perform in terms of their contracts.
Communication is Key to Success
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. This has been a discovery in many trial matters run throughout South Africa, whereby it seems some matters heard before the court in civil proceedings could have easily been resolved at an earlier stage and should never have reached trial stage.