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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.

Is Kenya ready to deal with fake news during elections?

Is Kenya ready to deal with fake news during elections?

Government says efforts to ensure a free and fair election on August 8 will not include a shutdown of the internet.

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.

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.

 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.

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.

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.

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.