Zambia reacts to poor network services.

Zambia takes on poor networks

Govt wants unity against poor digital services.

Thursday, Mar 23rd

Security

Kenya: US$171m lost to cybercrime in 2016

Kenya: US$171m lost to cybercrime in 2016

Deloitte report ranks East African country as one of the most vulnerable when it comes to cyber security.

Kenyan publishers launch new system to fight piracy

Kenyan publishers launch new system to fight piracy

Kenyan Publishers Association reveals CHKTAG system to facilitate collaboration between law enforcement agencies and content providers.

Kenya: the jitters of tech in elections

Kenya: the jitters of tech in elections

Lawmakers initiate changes to legislation governing tech application during elections in a bid to cover all bases ahead of key political development.

Communications Authority of Kenya denies phone spying claims

Communications Authority of Kenya denies phone spying claims

Regulator dismisses concerns authorities may use Device Management System to eavesdrop on mobile subscribers.

Cyber security: businesses at 'critical tipping point' say experts

Cyber security: businesses at 'critical tipping point' say experts

New ransomware samples increased 80% since the beginning of 2016, among other statistics highlighted in research released by IT security specialist.

South Africa: State Security Agency has no power to control the internet

South Africa: State Security Agency has no power to control the internet

In an introduction of proposed new draft of the cybercrimes and cybersecurity Bill, govt addresses concerns around the role of the State Security Agency, interception of data and malicious communications, among others.

SA ISP lobby group warns consumers against assuming online safety

SA ISP lobby group warns consumers against assuming online safety

Internet Service Providers' Association says there is not enough information on hacking for consumers to assume they are safe this festive season.

Kenya: official moves to control digital media has watchdogs worried

Kenya: official moves to control digital media has watchdogs worried

Communication Authority takes steps to monitor social media, regulate broadcasting ahead of August general elections.

Malware - a growing threat to business.

Malware - a growing threat to business in Africa

Surveys, expert insight confirm route of infection and sophistication of attacks continues to increase.

Uganda partners with Gemalto to beef up security

Uganda partners with Gemalto to beef up security

East African country leverages Gemalto solution to bolster border security, administration.

More relevant legislation needed for data protection

Africa needs more relevant legislation for data protection

Calls for more collaboration to ensure a common approach to cybersecurity.