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.
South Africa is encouraging input into its national Cyber Crimes and Cyber Security bill designed to tackle soaring cyber-crime in the country.
East African banks are on high alert as experts bring news of zero day attacks on the continent's banks.