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Cybercrime Specialist

Cape Town
6 days ago
Application ends: July 13, 2024
Deadline date:
July 13, 2024

Job Description

Cybercrime Specialist

Remuneration:R500 per hour 
Location:Cape Town
Remote work:Some remote work allowed
Education level:Masters
Job level:Mid

Working scenario: Open to remote or hybrid scenarios 

About the role:

A foundation is searching for a cybercrime fighting specialist to advise their research team on contemporary issues and review proposed fieldwork and academic outputs related to ‘fake celebrity endorsements.’ The specialist will work a minimum of five hours each month, and a maximum of ten, for six months. The role is expected to start in August and run until February next year.

The specialist will contribute advice on the realities of cybercrime in South Africa and ensure that the outputs reflect current digital forensic realities. If the specialist is an academic, they can also contribute as a co-author to our academic outputs.

About the company:

The Institution raises to raise public awareness of phishing scams involving fake celebrity endorsements. They have shifted from responding to complaints to raising awareness and encouraging reporting of scams to the appropriate authorities.

Minimum requirements:

  • Professional experience in fighting cybercrime for a digital forensics company (or academic experience in researching and publishing on cybercrime).
  • Masters degree in the IT field, or evidence of progress towards one


  • Advisory Skills
  • Research Support
  • Digital Forensics
  • Media Tracking
  • Communication
  • Optional Scholarly Contributions

Company Description

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Posted on 04 Jun 14:21, Closing date 3 Aug

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