On 28 September 2018, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) published a call for comment on its discussion document titled ‘Inquiry into the role and responsibilities of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’.
The deadline for submissions is 30 November 2018 at 16h00, and should be directed as follows:
Independent Communications Authority of South Africa
Att: Ms Violet Letsiri
Senior Manager: Social Policy for ICT Services
By email: [email protected]
As summarised in the discussion document:
This Discussion Document examines the role of various ICT regulators in the governance of cybersecurity in their respective countries. The aim is to benchmark or compare the role of the respective ICT regulators to [ICASA’s] role and to consult on whether it is necessary for [ICASA] to adopt similar roles taking into account the confines of South African law.
The call for comment (including the discussion document) is accessible here.
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