Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Friday, Oct 19th

Lack of security awareness slowing down digitalisation in Africa

Lack of security awareness slowing down digitalisation in Africa

Key findings from research by IT and security firms.

Ghana to train ECOWAS neighbours in cybercrime and e-evidence

Ghana to train ECOWAS neighbours in cybercrime and e-evidence

Training programs designed for judges, magistrates and prosecutors are in place.

Africa must urgently upgrade systems to combat new cyber threats

Africa must urgently upgrade systems to combat new cyber threats

Continent has not managed its transition in terms of being able to counter unknown threats, claims industry expert.

Research slates Zim govt over internet regulation

Research slates Zim govt over internet regulation

Zimbabwe Democracy Institute bemoans control by authorities, urges private ISPs to safeguard interests of users.

South Africa, prepare for more cyber attacks

South Africa, prepare for more cyber attacks

Fortinet's message to the market is that the responsibility to govern security and its portfolio across the company is no longer confined to only a section of the board.

ESET Southern Africa guns for enterprise space

ESET Southern Africa guns for enterprise space

IT security and solutions firm outlines its strategy going forward.

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.

Uber data breach didn't affect Africa

Uber data breach didn't affect Africa

News reports claim the company not only kept the global breach secret from the victims, but also paid hackers to keep quiet.

Recent Netflix scam hits nearly 110m subscribers

Recent Netflix scam hits nearly 110m subscribers

Subscribers were warned of possible personal and credit card information theft.

Algeria Telecoms network attacked

Algeria Telecoms network attacked

Cyber criminal alleged to have attempted to gain access to company's network and hack subscriber data.

Uganda comms regulator wades in on exam leak scandal

Uganda comms regulator wades in on exam leak scandal

UCC says it has been made aware of the use of platforms like WhatsApp to perpetrate examination malpractices in the country.