Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Thursday, Oct 18th

International espionage incident should ring Africa's alarm bells

International espionage incident should ring Africa's alarm bells

IT security experts say advent of cloud and digitalisation has expanded continent's cyber security threat landscape.

Legal wrangling over Kenya's cybercrime law

Bloggers gain upper hand in dispute over Kenya's cybercrime law

Sections of the law will remain suspended until early November 2018 when the matter will be reheard in court.

IT security skills increasingly sought-after

IT security skills increasingly sought-after

ESET Senior Malware Researcher spoke with ITWeb Africa ahead of the company's Security Day.

'Security the largest hurdle for implementing DX'

'Security the largest hurdle for implementing DX'

Fortinet survey outlines the challenges before CISOs and CSOs as trends like 'Hacking Tools as a Service' gain traction.

ESET readies to engage SA's enterprise market

ESET readies to engage SA's enterprise market

Traditionally SME-focused, the company has confirmed it will officially service the enterprise market segment in 2019.

IOT Bot attacks – a growing cause for concern

IOT Bot attacks – a growing cause for concern

The cyber threat landscape as a whole is a 'hot button' throughout Sub-Saharan Africa says Westcon exec.

Africa urged to look closer at analytics and IT security

Africa urged to look closer at analytics in IT security

Leadership at South Africa's J2 Software sends out strong message as it readies to expand.

Central African Republic, SA and Nigeria are top cyberattack targets

Central African Republic, SA and Nigeria are top cyberattack targets

NEC XON executive discusses Francophone Africa's first Cyber Defense Operations Centre in Senegal.

IT security spend to increase ... but is it enough?

IT security spend to increase ... but is it enough?

Gartner research suggests top three drivers for spending is security risks, business needs and industry changes.

Zimbabwe electoral body looks to block social media

Zimbabwe electoral body looks to block social media

Officials believe online channels were used to spread propaganda during the country's most recent election.

African businesses are lax over cloud security

African businesses are lax over cloud security

Kaspersky Lab Africa warns more needs to be done to administer security protocols and implement stricter control measures.