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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.

Mauritius, Rwanda and Kenya – Africa's top cybercrime fighters

Mauritius, Rwanda and Kenya – Africa's top cybercrime fighters

On average, continent rates poorly globally in efforts to combat cybercrime according to Global Cybersecurity Index.

Mauritius, Rwanda and Kenya excel on global cybersecurity ranking

Mauritius, Rwanda and Kenya excel on global cybersecurity ranking

Three countries have shown the biggest commitment to cybersecurity among African countries, according to ITU report.

Amazon CTO advocates cloud migration for enhanced security

Amazon CTO advocates cloud migration for enhanced security

Dr Werner Vogels says the ability to protect a company and its customers in the cloud is a 'super power' of cloud computing.

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 Comms Authority warns against paying Petya ransom

Kenya Comms Authority warns against paying Petya ransom

CA says payment does not guarantee restoration of access.

First WannaCry, now Fireball

First WannaCry, now Fireball

Latest digital threat picked up by cyber security firm Check Point has infected over 250 million computers globally – with infections also detected in Africa.

 Global attack likely cover for Ukraine malware installation

Global attack likely cover for Ukraine malware installation

The target of the virus that spread from Ukraine across the world is likely to have been that country's computer infrastructure, say police.

Cyber criminals targeting mobile phones 'a major issue for Africa'

Cyber criminals targeting mobile phones 'a major issue for Africa'

Cyber security expert says mobile phones will account for almost one-tenth of African GDP by the end of the decade – which makes cybercrime a major issue.

Petya ransomware unleashes havoc, raises alarm worldwide

Petya ransomware unleashes havoc, raises alarm worldwide

Businesses urged to ensure software is up-to-date and all files are backed up.

Is Africa heeding the WannaCry wakeup call?

Is Africa heeding the WannaCry wake-up call?

In the wake of increasing ransomware threat levels, the Internet Society and the African Union Commission have introduced new internet security guidelines.