Category archives for: IT Security

Are Businesses Prepared for the ‘Return to Work’ Security Risks?

July 1, 2020//-As lockdown eases, many businesses are preparing for employees to return to work. But are their corporate networks ready, with adequate security measures in place, to ensure their systems are protected from the increased risk of a cyber attack owing to staff and their equipment working from home.

Africa Data Centres Acquires World-class Data centre in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa, June 25, 2020 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Africa Data Centres, part of the Liquid Telecom Group, has completed the acquisition of a state-of-the-art Tier IV data centre in Johannesburg from Standard Bank, Africa’s largest bank.

Biometric Identification: A Coveted African Market

June 23, 2020//-In a booming sector, international giants are winning most of the contracts related to digital and facial recognition. Pending the emergence of an African challenger.

ITU 2020 Guidelines on Child Online Protection Respond to New Challenges in Digital Landscape

Geneva, Switzerland, June 23, 2020//-The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) today launched its new 2020 Guidelines on Child Online Protection (COP), a comprehensive set of recommendations for children, parents and educators, industry and policymakers on how to contribute to the development of a safe and empowering online environment for children and young people.

No End In Sight to IT Vendor Layoffs, Pay Cuts and Furloughs

June 21, 2020//-There has been widespread evidence of layoffs, pay cuts and furloughs at IT vendors, and there is more economic pain on the horizon, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Financial Fraud Reports in the US Jumped by 104% in 2020 Q1

June 15, 2020//-According to data extracted and analyzed by Atlas VPN, financial fraud complaints in the US jumped by over 104% in 2020 Q1 compared to 2019 Q1.

Ghana Gets Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism Appointment

Accra, Ghana, June 14, 2020//-Ghana has been appointed as a member of the Independent Advisory Committee (IAC) of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFTC).

How to Fight a Virus: Lessons from Cybersecurity

May 28, 2020//-There has been a great deal of conversation around the similarities between the spread of the Covid-19 virus and that of computer viruses.

Cybersecurity Dynamics: Securing Information Infrastructure in African Economies

May 26, 2020//-The augmentation of the global digital economy has created new economic opportunities, making data an indispensable component in the provision of an efficacious panacea to the challenges associated with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

PAP: #FakeHunter Software Ready for Sharing Under Open License

May 15, 2020//-Polish Press Agency and GovTech Polska have shared an open source code of the #FakeHunter software to fight the disinformation.

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