SECURITY

CBN issues directive on two factor authentication for internal banking processes

CBN issues directive on two factor authentication for internal banking processes

The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued a directive requiring all deposit money banks (DMBs) to implement two factor authentication for internal processes this year. Read More

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SA: 57% could not recover money stolen in online fraudSA: 57% could not recover money stolen in online fraud A recent survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International found that more than half of ...
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Addressing the mobility gap in corporate security Addressing the mobility gap in corporate security Mobile devices have the potential to open up corporate networks to a wide variety of threats ...
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Keeping yourself safe in 2015 – Kaspersky Lab Examines IT security trends globally and in KenyaKeeping yourself safe in 2015 – Kaspersky Lab Examines IT security trends globally and in Kenya Cyber security is something that nobody can take for granted. With attacks escalating as a result ...
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Monday 12 Jan

ESET: Internet Explorer most vulnerable Microsoft Windows component

Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s ubiquitous web browser, has topped an ESET list of the most frequently targeted Windows components.»
Monday 12 Jan

What Egypt’s telcos can learn from the Etisalat website hack

EGYPT
Infoblox says Etisalat’s Doman Name System (DNS) compromise could easily happen to others.»
Thursday 8 Jan

Gabon’s social security agency launches smart card to combat fraud

GABON
Gabon’s Caisse Nationale de Securité Sociale (CNSS) has introduced a smart card to combat fraud, which it said has cost the organisation over US$2.4 million in the past five years.»
Wednesday 7 Jan

How to eschew fraudsters, by E-PPAN

NIGERIA
A group focusing on electronic payment security, the E-Payment Providers Association of Nigeria (E-PPAN), has released tips that will enable Nigerians to avoid the menace of fraudsters.»
Tuesday 6 Jan

Kaspersky Lab launches Online Radar for most dangerous cyberthreats

Kaspersky Lab is launching an online service that brings together all the information it holds on the most sophisticated cyber campaigns. »
Monday 5 Jan

Burkina Faso urges greater protection of children online

BURKINA FASO
Protecting children against all forms of online harm will from this year take centre stage in the West African nation of Burkina Faso.»
Sunday 4 Jan

Ivory Coast regulator warns about cybercrime

IVORY COAST
Ivory Coast officials are stepping up their action against rampant cyber crime.»
Saturday 13 Dec

Kaspersky Lab: Emerging Threats in the APT World - Predictions for 2015

Kaspersky Lab experts have released a list of the top emerging threats in the APT world.»
Friday 5 Dec

“Visibility Void” represents potential threat to enterprises

Companies must stay on top of a growing pool of cyber-threats says Andrew Potgieter, security solutions director at Westcon.  »
Wednesday 3 Dec

NITA-U calls for comments on Draft Data Protection and Privacy Bill

UGANDA
The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) has called for comments on the Draft Data Protection and Privacy Bill before 12 December.»
Monday 1 Dec

The hackers’ bounty - how much do cybercriminals make from innocent users?

Cybercriminals could be raking in profits 20 times greater than the cost of their attacks, according to figures compiled by Kaspersky Lab experts. »
Thursday 27 Nov

Don’t get hacked this holiday

Public Wi-Fi isn’t as safe as you might think, warns Eset.»
Tuesday 25 Nov

Regin: a malicious platform capable of spying on GSM networks

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published its research on Regin – the first cyber-attack platform known to penetrate and monitor GSM networks in addition to other “standard” spying tasks. »
Wednesday 12 Nov

Security a top priority as Africa moves to LTE

Securing the network is a top priority for telcos and carriers as LTE becomes increasingly mainstream across Africa, says Fortinet.»
Tuesday 11 Nov

Barclays ropes in ICT taskforce in anti-fraud war

BOTSWANA
Barclays Bank of Botswana (BBB) has roped in experts in the field of Information Technology and cybercrime to give weight to its annual fraud awareness month.»
Monday 10 Nov

Botswana streets to come under surveillance

BOTSWANA
Selected streets in both big and small cities as well as villages will be under the permanent glare of video surveillance according to recent reports. »

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Kenya’s digital TV battle hots up Kenya’s digital TV battle hots up

Kenya’s journey to Digital TV broadcasting took a new turn this week, when the Communication Authority of Kenya (CAK) accused three local media firms of intent to disrupt the process.