Category archives for: IT Security

Togo Strengthened its Legal Arsenal on Cyber Security

Lomé, Togo, October 11, 2019// – The Council of Ministers and the Togolese government adopted a draft law authorizing the ratification of the Convention of the African Union on cyber security and the protection of personal data adopted in Malabo in Equatorial Guinea.

Ghana Security on Manhunt for Suspects Over Missing Hard Drives

Accra, Ghana, October 7, 2019//-Hard drives in about five High Courts located in the Law Court Complex building in Accra which houses about 42 High Courts have been stolen from the system’s units of computers used for recording and storing Court records and proceedings.

INTERPOL, CID Chase Wanted Ghanaian Visa Fraudster

Accra, Ghana, October 3, 2019//-The International Police (INTERPOL) and the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police have declared a Ghanaian visa fraudster and fake banker,  George Asare, wanted for duping a number of unsuspecting Ghanaians several thousands of dollars.

Digital Privacy Expert: Online Hackers Are Selling Stolen Passport Credentials

October 3, 2019//-Identity theft is becoming a popular crime. In 2018, the Identity Theft Resource Center saw a 126 percent increase in the number of data breaches, most of which affected sensitive personal information.

Nigeria: Tech Leaders Consider Legal Action Against Illegal Arrests of Software Engineers

Lagos, Nigeria, September 30, 2019//- Nigeria’s technology leaders have launched #StopRobbingUs, a campaign to put an end to the common practice where Nigerian police stop young people with laptops and unlawfully arrest, attack or, in extreme circumstances, kidnap them, forcing them to withdraw funds from their bank accounts in order to regain their freedom.

ThreatQuotient Makes its Debut at GITEX

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – September 29, 2019– ThreatQuotient™, a leading security operations platform innovator, today announced they will be making its first appearance at GITEX Technology Week this year.

Luno Explains Why the Price of Bitcoin Dropped by 18 Percent in a Day

26 September 2019//-On Tuesday, 24 September, the price of Bitcoin dropped by 18 percent – the largest intra-day drop in the cryptocurrency’s price since January 2018.

Thales to Support Ghana’s Financial Inclusion Drive

Paris, France, September 24, 2019/ –Thales  in partnership with Paycode, supports Ghana in this drive via a single card with two applications (EMV & Biometric).

Cybersecurity Firm: Growth in Fintech Drives Growth in Cyberattacks

Lagos, Nigeria, September 23, 2019/ — Africa’s Fintech sector is booming. But it comes with cybersecurity challenges in the region.

5G Tech Raises Global Intellectual Property Concerns

September 14, 2019//-New fifth-­generation (5G) telecoms are increasing concerns about keeping trade secrets safe.

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