The MotoSecure Hackathon Day, organised by Motorola Solutions and Impact Hub Bamako in Mali's capital city has helped develop several innovative civil protection initiatives.
Amid calls for regional harmonisation of cyber-crime laws, the government of Kenya is proceeding with the passage of a bill to address the growing problem of cyber-crime.
Offence-in-depth approach likely to fight cyber-criminals exploiting the BEC/BES amid increasing attacks from west Africa, says research.
According to Trend Micro, incidents of cyber-crime have more than doubled on the continent, and investigators often experience 'road blocks' when bringing criminals to justice.
Uganda signed a memorandum of Understanding with the government of Malawi aimed at increasing collaboration to fight cybercrime.
The cyber-security threat landscape in Africa is littered with the same vulnerabilities and threats as faced in Europe, but the regulatory and services infrastructure is lagging behind.
A complex regulatory and cyber-crime environment is driving African organisations to ramp up their spending on cyber-security, according to a report.
East African banks are on high alert as experts bring news of zero day attacks on the continent's banks.
East Africa Governments to construct a Joint Police Cyber Security lab to combat cyber-crime in the region.
The African continent has seen an upsurge in cyber-attacks, particularly on telecommunications infrastructure and especially via DDoS, leading Kenya to set up a new Cyber Coordination Centre.