Daily Archives: June 13, 2018

As cyberattacks escalate – data protection is more vital than ever to businesses!

As cyberattacks escalate – data protection is more vital than ever to businesses!

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect this month (May 2018), South African businesses will also need to evaluate whether they fall into the wide territorial reach of the GDPR. As cyberattacks escalate in volume and sophistication, data protection is more vital than ever. Enterprises around the globe need to focus on one of their most essential and mission-critical applications, namely email, to ensure they meet a key principle of the legislation: accountability. The potential for compliance violations are substantial, due to the sheer number of emails, as are the potential economic penalties for non-compliance. Personal data includes names, telephone numbers and location information that can identify […]

Technology is benefiting law firms in order to be more effective

Technology is benefiting law firms in order to be more effective

Current technology is adding massive benefits to law firms, enabling them to be more effective than ever before, increasing turnaround time dramatically and allowing clients to access their own files in real time. At Bekker Attorneys, we have introduced software whereby each client receives their own unique login name and password, which in turn allows them to access all the documentation that we have on file for them at any time they choose to access it. Previously, requests for these files had to be logged and could take up to a couple of days before it was made available. So currently, this not only leads to far less frustration from […]