Kenya Set to have a Data Protection Commissioner

In 2019, Kenya signed into law its Data Protection Act making the count of countries in Africa to have in place a law that protected citizens against data violations 27 according to UNCTAD. Having being in discussion for a number of years, the data protection act was widely discussed and compared to the General data […]

Zoom Bombing & Trolls: Virtual Conference Meetings

With the Corona virus pandemic (Covid-19) having limited us to work from home and social distancing viewed as the only way of flattening the curve and reducing the virus infections. We had no alternative but to turn to the Zoom remote conferencing platform to host the Top 50 women in cybersecurity Africa conference. But later […]

Let’s Talk Social Media Security for Business

According to a Cyveillance whitepaper, social media is a phenomenon unprecedented; opening new worlds of opportunities for industries globally with great potential and rewards. This notwithstanding, it also presents numerous challenges and risks. Often-times organizations are faced with a hard time establishing and enforcing effective social media strategies. Kenya, like many other countries, has embraced the ideals […]

THE 25 SECOND DATA PRIVACY BREACH

What would a person with your real name and your phone number do with that information that would in one way or another affect your life either positively or negatively? And do you consider disclosure of your name and phone number a violation of your privacy? Well, this is a question that many still grapple […]