Saturday, May 27, 2017
Internet security company ESET East Africa has announced intentions to set up a research and cyber-security operations centre (SOC) in Kenya. Teddy Njoroge, Country Manager ESET East Africa, said the company will explore joint opportunities with like-minded partners and contribute...
BY PETER WANYONYI Watching TV will never quite feel the same again. On March 7th, the activist website WikiLeaks released a massive tranche of secret documents from a source ostensibly deep within America’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The documents detailed...
BY THABO NDLELA Most organisations are coming under growing pressure to improve efficiencies, reduce costs, deliver more value to customers and other stakeholders, and respond quickly to a fast-changing business environment. The key to meeting these business goals lies in...
Consumers planning to make a change to their mobile plan have sited higher data speeds as the main factor. This is according to the annual series of Connected Consumer surveys by specialist adviser, Analysys Mason that analyse mobile customer...
BY PETER WANYONYI All across Nairobi and other large Kenyan – and other African – cities, ugliness abounds. It’s not the cities that are ugly, though: it’s the ubiquitous trenching. The African internet economy is booming: our broadband adoption growth...
A few months ago, it wasn’t very clear whether Sammy Shollei would last as Standard Group CEO. The tide appeared set against the man brought in four years ago to stop the media house from sliding and set it...
By Luke Mulunda Some big news is streaming into Kenya’s digital space: online content is beginning to attract the attention of big dollars. As the world becomes ever more digital, a lot of young Kenyan investors are pouring their little...
The country currently records an estimated 3, 000 successful or failed attacks every month as per ICT governance organization ISACA, formerly known as (Information Systems Audit and Control Association). Social engineering, which is the psychological manipulation of someone to inadvertently...
BY PETER WANYONYI Cloud services and similar virtualised offerings have taken over the world of information and communications technology in much of the developed world. Few, if any, corporation in the West and Asia still maintain server rooms and vast...
Managing your finances; checking account balance, paying bills, cash transfer… is nowadays pretty normal to do all that and many more, online. But are you sure you are doing it in the most secure way? Cyber security or (insecurity) in...