Source: Kaspersky |

Kaspersky Lab’s latest Parental Control report reveals what Nigerian kids are searching for online

The report shows anonymised statistics from Kaspersky Lab’s flagship consumer solutions for Windows PCs and Macs that have the Parental Control module switched on and from Kaspersky Safe Kids

Kaspersky Lab’s  (www.Kaspersky.co.za) latest report (https://goo.gl/zZ4xdJ) on the online activities of children – based on statistics received from its solutions and modules with child protection features – highlights children’s online activities and the importance of protecting them when online. For example, video content globally, comprised 17% of searches over the last…

Source: Smart Cities Global Investment & Technology Summit |

The African Tech Hubs pioneering innovation: How digital transformation can drive growth and job creation across emerging economies

Innovation and entrepreneurship play an ever-increasing role in growing Africa’s emerging technology ecosystem. According to research by the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator (https://goo.gl/qMBbty), over the past two years alone, Africa has seen the number of innovation hubs double. Whilst the big 3 cities – Nairobi, Lagos, Cape Town – have been dominating…

Fortinet
Source: Fortinet |

Fortinet Signs Threat Information Sharing Agreement with INTERPOL

Formal Relationship Showcases Public and Private Collaboration in Combating Cybercrime & Privacy Protection, Globally

Silvino Schlickmann Jr., acting executive director, INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation “Tackling cybercrime cannot be resolved unilaterally by law enforcement alone, but is a joint responsibility which requires trusted relationships with the private sector. This new agreement with Fortinet (www.Fortinet.com) will ensure that law enforcement have access to the most…

Source: Freshworks |

Freshworks Accelerates International Growth with Market Expansion in South Africa

Freshworks serves select customers such as Berkshire Hathaway, DHL, Naspers, Hi-Sense, Web Africa and partners such as Teleforge, Freshtech Africa and Stridesmart in South Africa

Freshworks Inc (www.Freshworks.com)., a leading provider of cloud-based business software, today announced an aggressive growth strategy to propel the ambitious expansion of its evolving South African footprint. “Our growth plan for South Africa completely leverages the company’s product strengths, financial capabilities, and technology innovation to drive industry-leading returns,” said Arihant…

Source: Freshworks |

Freshworks Announces Expansion Plans in Africa with Strategic Focus and Committed Investments in Nigeria

Freshworks is paving way for the future of IT service management in Africa to keep pace with growing customer and market demands

Freshworks Inc (www.Freshworks.com)., a leading provider of cloud-based business software, recently announced its expansion into the African market. Freshworks plans to substantially increase its commitment with specific investments in marketing, sales and partner resources to better serve its customers in the region. “Africa is a very strategic market for Freshworks,…

Source: Freshworks |

Freshworks Announces Expansion Plans in Africa with Strategic Focus and Committed Investments in Kenya

Freshworks is paving way for the future of IT service management in Africa to keep pace with growing customer and market demands

Freshworks (www.Freshworks.com), a leading provider of cloud-based business software, recently announced its expansion into the African market. Freshworks plans to substantially increase its commitment with specific investments in marketing, sales and partner resources to better serve its customers in the region. “Africa is a very strategic market for Freshworks, said…

Source: Freedom House |

Kenya: Cybercrimes Law Restricts Media Freedom

In response to Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta signing the Computer and Cybercrimes Law, new legislation that allows criminal charges to be brought against persons deemed to have “intentionally published false, misleading or fictitious data,” Freedom House issued the following statement: “The cybercrimes law is another step backward for media freedom…

Kaspersky
Source: Kaspersky |

Kaspersky Lab moving core infrastructure from Russia to Switzerland; opening first Transparency Center

By the end of 2019, data from customers in Europe will be stored and processed in Zurich

As part of its Global Transparency Initiative, Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za)  is adapting its infrastructure to move a number of core processes from Russia to Switzerland. This includes customer data storage and processing for most regions, as well as software assembly, including threat detection updates. To ensure full transparency and integrity,…

Source: Internet Society (ISOC) |

Protecting Privacy and Personal Data Key to Digital Economy in Africa, says Internet Society

Internet Society and African Union Commission launch guidelines on Personal Data Protection

Today at the Africa Internet Summit (www.InternetSummit.africa) in Dakar, Senegal, the Internet Society and the African Union Commission unveiled a new set of Guidelines that highlight how privacy protection and the responsible use of personal data are critical factors in building greater trust online and in advancing the digital economy…

Source: Ministry of Posts, Telecom and Technology of Somalia |

Girls in ICT Day celebrated in Somalia with the launch of an ICT initiative

The event was aimed at drawing the attention of policy makers, academia and the business sector on the challenges faced by girls in ICT

International Girls in ICT Day has been celebrated in Mogadishu with the launch on an initiative to create gender parity in Somalia’s ICT industry. Organized by Fursad .so in partnership with Somalia’s Research and Education Network (SomaliREN) and Ministry of Post, Telecom and Technology, the event was aimed at drawing…