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Could Kenya shut down the internet before the elections?

Could Kenya shut down the internet before the elections?

Authorities affirm they will act against the abuse of platforms in the interests of national security.

Google launches media safeguarding tools for Kenya election

Google and Jigsaw launching safeguarding tools for Kenya election

The free tools aim to secure news agencies, human rights groups and election monitoring sites.

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 Comms Authority warns against paying Petya ransom

Kenya Comms Authority warns against paying Petya ransom

CA says payment does not guarantee restoration of access.

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.

Is Kenya's cyber security Bill good enough?

Is Kenya's cyber security Bill good enough?

ICT experts share their views at the Africa Security Summit held recently in Nairobi.

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.

Kenyan patient records vulnerable to breaches

Kenyan patient records vulnerable to breaches

 

Absence of laws to govern the management of digital medical records encourages service providers to innovate.

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.

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.

Concern grows over KCB hacking claims.

Concern grows over KCB hacking claims

Consumer body weighs in on discussion, urges financial institution to take more decisive action.