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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Cambridge Analytica fiasco exposes Africa's vulnerabilities on data protection

Cambridge Analytica fiasco exposes Africa's vulnerabilities on data protection

Nairobi-based telecommunications analyst outlines renewed focus on Kenya's Data protection bill.

Comms Authority warns Kenyans on emerging cybercrime

Comms Authority warns Kenyans on emerging cyber crime

An advisory on supply chain risks in third-party software has been issued.

Kenya cabinet secretary warns against fake news on social media

Kenya cabinet secretary warns against fake news on social media

Matiang'i has lauded the media for being objective in the reporting during the elections.

Central Bank of Kenya issues cyber security ultimatum

Central Bank of Kenya issues cyber security ultimatum

Local financial institutions have until 30 November to submit relevant strategies, policies and framework.

Hacking claims cloud Kenya’s elections

Hacking claims cloud Kenya’s elections

IEBC says no evidence of system manipulation.

OT-Morpho dismisses hacking claims in Kenya's electoral system

OT-Morpho dismisses hacking claims in Kenya's electoral system

In correspondence to the French government, Raila Odinga and the NASA coalition have accused OT-Morpho of allowing unauthorised access to its servers.

Complimentary voting mechanism for Kenyans with poor biometrics: IEBC

Complimentary voting mechanism for Kenyans with poor biometrics: IEBC

There are 5227 Kenyans with poor biometrics and this information has been provided to respective officers.

Kenya: technology failed during general election

Kenya: technology failed during general election

Internal memo from IEBC raises questions over several tech-related issues.

Kenyans offline due to prohibitive costs, security fears

Kenyans offline due to prohibitive costs, security fears

Research affirms ongoing challenges to more widespread internet connectivity in East African country.

Kenya's election results nullified – inconsistency in tech systems

Kenya's election results nullified – inconsistency in tech systems

Decision based on results of audit into IEBC's Kenya Integrated Election Management System.

Kenyan military to man telco masts during election

Kenya's military to man telco masts during election

Infrastructure has reportedly been targeted by Al-Shabab terrorists in the past.