Rising levels of Cybercrime in South Africa (Webinar)

Rising levels of Cybercrime in South Africa (Webinar)
21 February 2024 | 10:00 – 12:00
About this webinar

This webinar addresses the alarming escalation of cybercrime in South Africa, a trend that poses significant challenges to both individuals and organisations.

The discussion begins with an overview of the current landscape of cybercrime in South Africa, highlighting the most prevalent forms such as phishing, identity theft, and financial fraud.

This is followed by an examination of the underlying factors contributing to this rise, including technological advancements, increasing internet penetration, and the lack of robust cybersecurity measures.

Topics to be covered will include
•    Understanding the current cybercrime landscape in South Africa.
•    Awareness of contributing factors.
•    Recognising the impact on different sectors.
•    Knowledge of preventive and responsive strategies.
•    Appreciating the role of collaboration in cybersecurity.

Craig Pedersen is a Certified Fraud and Cybercrime Investigator. He has over 20 years industry experience in the area of Cybercrime investigation, open source intelligence and digital forensics.

21 February 2024 : 10:00 – 12:00Closing date for registrations: 20 February 2024

Note: Kindly note that this webinar might run over the scheduled time.  Please do not arrange any other appointments for at least 30 minutes after the scheduled closing time.

All sessions are mandatory to qualify for a certificate.

Who should register?

•   Practising legal practitioners (attorneys and advocates)
•   Candidate legal practitioner
•   Any who deals with Cyber Crime


Registration fee categories (including VAT):

  • Practising Legal Practitioners:     R 770.00 (including VAT) per participant
  • Candidate Legal Practitioners:    R 390.00 (including VAT) per participant
  • Others | Non-legal Practitioners: R 1 250 (including VAT) per participant
How to register

Kindly note that you can only register online and that there are limited places available. Participants should be registered individually to enable the system to generate a unique username and password for each person.

Payment should be made by electronic funds transfer (EFT) only. Remember to upload the proof of payment (PDF) in step 2 (Online registration form)LSSA banking details: Account name: Law Society of South Africa | Bank: FNB Pretoria | Branch code: 251445 | Account no: 6200 9641 079 | Reference: Initials and Surname and Cell number


Once you have successfully registered to participate, you will receive confirmation that LEAD has received your registration documentation. You will receive a system-generated e-mail with a  Microsoft Teams link to the webinar at least24 hours before the webinar starts. Read the instructions in the e-mail carefully and test your Microsoft Teams link to the webinar page at least 20 minutes before it starts.
For more information about this webinar contact Seminars Department:

Email: Seminars@LSSALEAD.org.za | Please note we only communicate via e-mail should you need more information.

Please take note

  • The LSSA will not accept liability if the fees are not paid into the designated LSSA bank account.
  • The webinar is conducted in English only.
  • Should you need to cancel your registration, you need to do so in writing before the webinar link and material are shared. No cancelation will be accepted after it has been made available and failure to comply with this will result in the full fee being charged.
  • LSSA/LEAD shall have the right in its sole discretion to postpone or cancel tuition in any programme initially advertised and offered based on insufficient demand. Should LSSA/LEAD cancel the proposed training, registered delegates will be given reasonable notice of the cancellation and all fees paid by the delegate will be refunded.
  • LEAD might record the webinar for QA purposes. According to Company policy and copyright protection, recordings or the PowerPoint presentation will not be made available after the webinar.

Course Dates

Registration fee categories (Including VAT)

  • Practising Legal Practitioners:     R770.00 (including VAT) per participant
  • Candidate Legal Practitioners:    R 390.00 (including VAT)per participant
  • Others | Non-legal Practitioners: R1 250.00 (including VAT) per participant