Zambia hints at fifth telco operator

A fifth telco
for Zambia?

Enough room says
industry regulator.

Wednesday, Feb 26th

MTN network failure not linked to banking fraud.

MTN network failure not linked to banking fraud

The mobile operator says security systems show that the two incidents are unrelated.

South Africa more vulnerable to cybercriminals.

South Africa more vulnerable to cybercriminals

The country ranked 22nd on Check Point's list of countries most targeted by cybercriminals in January 2016, from 67th in December.

Internet Society pledges to fight cybercrime, up Africa's profile.

Internet Society pledges to fight cybercrime, up Africa's profile

Cybercrime, increased technical inputs top ISOC's plan for Africa in 2016.

Controversy surrounds Nigeria's new cybercrime law.

Controversy surrounds Nigeria's new cybercrime law

Regulator digs in heels despite mounting criticism from stakeholders.

No sign of malware storm abating.

No sign of malware storm abating

Aside from Trojans, Ransomware was the most common form of cyberattack throughout the year, claims Panda Security report.

Africa must unite to protect its cybersphere.

Africa must unite to protect its cybersphere

AU, ICT4Peace host high level cybersecurity workshop to encourage international cooperation.

Social network sharing making users vulnerable.

Social network sharing making users vulnerable

Survey by IT security firm finds lack of awareness among social media users.

Fortinet to push 'security without compromise' at IDC Summit.

Fortinet to push 'security without compromise' at IDC Summit

Company's regional enterprise director to discuss evolution of networks and increase in threats, along with strategies.

Businesses warned over cloud, BYOD security in 2016.

Businesses warned over cloud, BYOD security in 2016

Fortinet's regional director for Africa predicts a busy year ahead for companies in terms of IT security strategy development and application.

Zimbabwe reviews cyber security to protect youth.

Zimbabwe reviews cyber security to protect youth

Guidelines introduced to identify and eliminate cyber risks as country's telecommunications industry experiences growth.

Media bodies urge rethink on SA cyber security bill.

Media bodies urge rethink on SA cyber security bill

Proposed legislation will 'create a chilling environment' for freedom of expression, access to information claims Association for Progressive Communications.