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Staff Profile

Miss Verine Etsebeth

Position SENIOR LECTURER
QualificationsLLM, LLB, HDipCoLaw, HDipLabLaw, HDipTaxLaw
Phone 0117178446
Email Verine.Etsebeth@wits.ac.za
Organisational Unit School of Law

Verine's research interest covers a spectrum of three legal fields, namely Information Security Law; Cyberlaw IT Law; Online Privacy and Corporate Accountability for International Human Rights' Violations.

V erine Etsebeth is a senior lecturer at the Wits School of Law. Verine is an admitted attorney who did her articles in the IT law department of Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Attorneys. She has a Masters degree in Law (LLM dissertation entitled “The Legal Implications of Information Security Governance”) and Higher Diplomas in Corporate Law, Tax Law and Labour Law, and is currently enrolled for a PhD at Wits. Verine specialises in Information Security and data protection law, and is the co-ordinator of and a lecturer on Wits’ LLM course in Cyber Law and Access to Information and Privacy Law. She has presented papers at numerous national and international conferences and has published articles in a range of local and international publications on the subject matter of IT law. Verine has been awarded a 3-year bursary from the Mellon Retiree Trust Fund and had recently been afforded the opportunity to visit Harvard Law School, in Boston, MA, USA in the summer of 2012.

  • LLM in Cyberlaw
  • LLM in Access to Information and Privacy Law
  • LLB Principles and Methods of Payment
  • LLB Law of Negotiable Instruments

Publications

Book Chapters

  •     2007 Etsebeth, Verine Chapter 4 ‘Insolvency Law’ in Commercial Law 2, Kate Beaumont and Helena Janisch (ed), Prentice Hall Publishers (2007) 67-94.
  •     2007  Etsebeth, Verine Chapter 8 ‘Business Law’ in Commercial Law 2, Kate Beaumont and Helena Janisch (ed), Prentice Hall Publishers (2007) 205-236.
  •     2007  Etsebeth, Verine Chapter 10 ‘E-commerce’ in Commercial Law 2, Kate Beaumont and Helena Janisch (ed), Prentice Hall Publishers (2007) 261-270.
  •     2012 Etsebeth, Verine ‘Internet Service Provider Liability & Take-Down Notifications’ in Cyberlaw @ SA III (3 ed) Van Schaik Publishers (2012) 239-248.


Articles and Scholarly Book Reviews in Refereed Journals

  •     2005  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Governance in the information age – Implications for law’ (2005) 2 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 274-291.
  •     2005  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Risky business – Risk management in the light of King II: Is your company up for the challenge?’ (2005) 4 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 784-804.
  •     2006  Etsebeth, Verine Book Review of ‘Capital Gains Tax: A Practitioner’s Manual’ by RC Williams (2006) 2 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 430.
  •     2006  Etsebeth, Verine ‘The growing expansion of vicarious liability in the information age (Part 1)’ (2006) 3 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 564-580.
  •     2006 Etsebeth, Verine ‘The growing expansion of vicarious liability in the information age (Part 2)’ (2006) 4 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 752-765.
  •     2007  Etsebeth, Verine ‘The evolution of the test for “in the production of income”’ (2007) 1 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 214-221.
  •     2007  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Corporate liability for online privacy infringement: A legal comparative analysis’ (2007) 4 Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins Hollandse Reg 571-594.
  •     2008  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Mobile and wireless devices: Legal consequences for employers who do not meet the security promise’ (2008) 1 Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins Hollandse Reg 100-113.
  •     2010  Etsebeth, Verine ‘The international exchange of tax information: realizing the promise, managing the threat’ (2010) Vol 21 issue 1 Stellenbosch Law Review 45-66.
  •     2010  Etsebeth, Verine ‘King III on IT Governance: Making good, making promises or making trouble?’ (2010) 2 De Jure 245-270.


Published Conference Papers

  •     2004  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Corporate Responsibility for Information Security Governance’Published in the Proceeds of the 6th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications (2004) 1-16.
  •     2005  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Malware: The new legal Risk for Companies’ Published in the Proceeds of the 7th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications (2005) ISBN 0-620-35079-2 1-9.
  •     2006  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Information security Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines: The Legal Risk of Uninformed Personnel’ Published in the Proceeds of the Information Security South Africa Conference (2006) ISBN 1-86854-636-5 1-10.
  •     2006  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Companies Beware: Inappropriate Use of Corporate Computer Resources and Systems’ Published in the Proceeds of the 8th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications (2006) ISBN 0-620-37309-1 1-9.
  •     2007  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Monitoring & Surveillance in the Workplace: Lessons Learnt? – Investigating the International Legal Position’ The Journal of Digital Forensics, Security and Law (JDFSL) 1-10.
  •     2009  Etsebeth, Verine ‘The Future of Information Security in the Light of the Protection of Personal Information Bill’ Published in the Proceeds of the 11th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications (2009) 4-13.
  •     2011  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Defining the current corporate IT risk landscape’, Journal of Internantional Commercial Law & Technology, published by the International Association of IT Lawyers (IAITL), Vol 6 No 2 (2011) 62-74. ISBN 1901-8401
  •     2011  Etsebeth, Verine ‘Online Privacy – ‘Gone with the wind?’’ Published in Law Across Nations (2011), published by the International Association of IT Lawyers 187-200 ISBN 978-87-991385-9-3.

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