What will it take for Africa to drive US$5-trillion digital economy?

Africa's digital
opportunity

Continent's progress
under the spotlight.


Tuesday, Nov 19th

Eran Brown, CTO, EMEA at INFINIDAT.

Gen VI – the stakes just got higher in cyber security

CheckPoint outlines the risks to business and its prevent-focused strategy at CPX360 2019.

Millennials experience the most risk online - Microsoft study

Millennials experience the most risk online - Microsoft study

Tech firm has created a council of young ambassadors for digital civility in the Middle East and Africa.

Cloud growth a factor in data breaches

Cloud growth a factor in data breaches

Increased use of cloud platforms and influence of application logic bugs must be kept in mind, according to Check Point executive.

Crypto-miners lead the malware charge

Crypto-miners lead the malware charge

Crypto-miners dominate the threat landscape, impacting 37% of organisations around the world, says Check Point.

Africa in IOT legislation balancing act

Africa in IOT legislation balancing act

While new technology excites, experts warn of the need to safeguard connected data touchpoints and protect users.

Orange acquires SecureData to beef up security service in Africa

Orange acquires SecureData to beef up security service in Africa

French telco says company is well-positioned on the strategically-key British and Anglophone cybersecurity market.

Facebook wants Africa to help fight fake news

Facebook wants Africa to help fight fake news

Social network looks to extend third-party fact check tool to additional countries on the continent.

Internet shutdown in Gabon, DR Congo condemned

Internet shutdown in Gabon, DR Congo condemned

Internet Without Borders, Paradigm Initiative slam governments for disruption to connectivity.

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.

Facebook says preferential data access was with user permission

Facebook says preferential data access was with user permission

The New York Times says Facebook allowed Netflix and Spotify the ability to read users' private messages.

'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.