Category: Cyber security

Growth in Cryptocurrency Transactions Calls For Stronger Security

Growth in Cryptocurrency Transactions Calls For Stronger Security

Acknowledging National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, digital wallet provider, Paxful is shining the spotlight on the escalating need for security awareness amongst users when trading in digital currency. With criminals becoming increasingly technically proficient, the benefits of cryptocurrencies are also being exploited. Virtual currency related crime is on the rise in South Africa, with […]
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ACPM IT partners with iLabAfrica, BCK for a Security Operations Center 

ACPM IT partners with iLabAfrica, BCK to tackle cybercrime

ACPM IT Consulting Ltd. an international consulting company today announced the expansion of ACPM IT Consulting to Kenya through partnerships with iLabAfrica Centre -Strathmore University and BCK Kenya. The deal is set to make it safer for Kenyans to access the internet without having their data compromised. The Strathmore ACPM SOC as a Service will provide […]
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KnowBe4 partners with Cyber Security Africa for ease of access to its platform

KnowBe4 partners with Cyber Security Africa for ease of access to its platform

KnowBe4 Africa has announced that they are partnering with Cyber Security Africa as their African distributor. KnowBe4 Africa aims to make access to its cybersecurity awareness training platform easier for African businesses through CS Africa and offer a necessary solution to the threat of cybercrime in growing economies. At the recent World Economic Forum in […]
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Africa's Fintech Cyber attack

Growth in Fintech Drives Growth in Cyberattacks

Africa’s Fintech ecosystem has surged 60% in the last two years and the continent’s Fintech firms have grown to 491 from 301 in 2017, with $132.8 million raised in 2018 Africa’s Fintech sector is booming! According to reports (http://bit.ly/2kqyD6q), Africa’s Fintech ecosystem has surged 60% in the last two years and the continent’s Fintech firms have […]
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Atlancis Technologies to build cloud for Kenyan HR system

Atlancis Technologies to build cloud for Kenyan HR system

Atlancis Technologies of Kenya, the first in Africa to use open-source computers is set to provide cloud services in Kenya. The tech firm offers pay-as-you-go HR system, Kinetic, that runs payroll, leave, appraisals, and clock-in and has been lauded by US-based Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) for its adoption of non-proprietary open-source computing and cloud […]
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10 Tech trends Directors Need to Know as 2020 Approaches

Heading into fall with eyes on 2020, corporate boards should brace for the increasing impact of digital migration, artificial intelligence (AI), and cultural shifts on their companies – and what this means for their role as directors, says WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD). “Trends point to a very different reality for boards today than five or ten years ago,” says Susan […]
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Kaspersky gets patent for tech meant to detect malicious functionality in a virtual machine

Kaspersky has received a patent (US10339301) from the US Patent and Trademark Office for a technology designed to simplify the detection of malicious functionality in a virtual machine. By creating the exact conditions that trigger malware execution, this patented know-how allows researchers to analyse a suspicious file in a single attempt instead of trying it […]
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AWIT’s “Awaken the TechAZON Within” seeks to empower African Women

African Women in Technology Conference (AWIT 2019) seeking to connect start-ups to mentors has kicked off in Nairobi, Kenya. Hosted yearly by ​IBOM LLC​, the 3-day conference is themed “Awaken The Techazon Within” focuses on empowering, educating and connecting African women in business and technology. AWIT seeks to provide a platform for advancing the careers […]
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