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East Africa: EA Firms Brace for Cyber Crime

REGIONAL financial institutions are facing tough times with higher risk of money-laundering and terrorism financing that has compelled them to spend more on systems to curb these crimes. Sammy Kioko, the African Alliance Manager for Cyber Security Africa said it has become important for these institutions to ensure procedures and processes are implemented throughout the […]

Olympic experts sure they can repel cyber threats

Vital computer systems for London’s 2012 Olympic Games have come under repeated cyber-attacks – but only from hackers who were invited to join in thousands of hours of security tests. Atos, the lead technology company for the Summer and Winter Games since 2002, said Tuesday it had carried out more than 200,000 hours of testing, […]

Region Cracks Down on Cyber Crime

Southern Africa is taking steps to respond to rising cyber crime, which is now among the world’s fastest growing crimes. Cyber evildoing involves use of the computer networks to harm the reputation of individuals or organisations and includes copyright infringement, fraud, hacking, account thefts, identify thefts, computer viruses and unsolicited mail, commonly referred to as […]

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