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Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and South Sudan -among others- signed cyber security deal.

Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and South Sudan -among others- signed cyber security deal.

Short news by Victor Bjorgan Barrios.- Uganda, Kenya , Rwanda and South Sudan are among several African states to have signed a new deal on cyber security to protect multi-million-dollar oil…

World Cup 2014: devices are very likely going to get hacked. How to stop it.

World Cup 2014: devices are very likely going to get hacked. How to stop it.

When the 2014 World Cup kicks of in Brazil this week, the event is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of diehard soccer fans from around the world. Since those fans are…

2014 could open market for cybersecurity experts in Africa.

2014 could open market for cybersecurity experts in Africa.

  Next January 2014 (24-31) , African Union (AU) Heads of State will meet in Ethiopia, and most likely vote to suscribe a cybersecurity convention draft, with the objetive to…

Der Spiegel: Broad analysis on Africa & China, Internet, smartphones and the role of Women.

Der Spiegel: Broad analysis on Africa & China, Internet, smartphones and the role of Women.

China, Asia’s economic superpower, is hungry for natural resources, energy, food and markets for its products. Africa can offer all of these things: about 40 percent of global reserves of…

Society: History of the Internet in Africa

Society: History of the Internet in Africa

Although still a “young” technology, the Internet has had a profound impact on the world in the few decades that it has been around. One of the most interesting chapters…

Africa’s Information Revolution: Implications for Crime, Policing, and Citizen Security

Africa’s Information Revolution: Implications for Crime, Policing, and Citizen Security

    Steven Livingston, associate researcher of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, wrote in its November 2013 edition about “Africa’s Information Revolution: Implications for Crime, Policing, and Citizen Security”.…

Public/private partnership opens innovation in areas like Security and Public Safety.

Public/private partnership opens innovation in areas like Security and Public Safety.

In his article for FORBES, the VP of Xerox Charles “Chuck” Brooks tell us how to advance to a new era of social and technological change thorugh public/private interaction. He…

Nigeria center of cybercrime in Africa.

Nigeria center of cybercrime in Africa.

The absence of an enabling legislation on Nigeria’s cyberspace has continued to increase concerns over online safety, dwindling consumer confidence in e-commerce and other online financial transactions. Cases of cybercrime…

U.K.´s MPS [Metropolitan Police] communication systems have not been breached and remain secure. Two teens arrested.

U.K.´s MPS [Metropolitan Police] communication systems have not been breached and remain secure. Two teens arrested.

London – British police on Thursday arrested two teenage boys in connection with the release of recorded conversations between staff on the country’s anti-terrorist hotline. Hacking group TeamPoison uploaded a…

Yesterday Home Office´s website, today hackers allegedly hijacked Scotland Yard´s anti terror hotline.

Yesterday Home Office´s website, today hackers allegedly hijacked Scotland Yard´s anti terror hotline.

London.- In a major security breach of British antiterrorism efforts, hackers bypass Scotland Yard´s technology to record anti terrorist conversations. The hacker group likes to be named as “Teampoison” and…

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