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Journalist by proffesion.Have passion in film making and photography.
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What small businesses need to know about cyber security:

By |May 22nd, 2018|

Generally speaking, cybersecurity emphasizes on protecting computer-based devices and data from unauthorized access, theft or modification. In turn, a robust cybersecurity platform bolsters the reputation of the institution practicing it, which, by extension, opens new business channels and opportunities.

Notably many local small businesses have adopted extensive use of the internet to meet their trade needs, […]

TESPOK Lobbies for Deletion of Two Clauses in the Kenya Computer and Cybercrimes Bill 2017.

By |February 28th, 2018|

To begin with, TESPOK proposes an amendment for Clause 8, which highlights the penalty for the offense of illegal devices. It is suggested the word ‘illegal’ be included in the clause’s definition for clarity as it has not been defined.

Secondly, Clause 13, which looks into child pornography cases, should drop transmission of child pornography as […]

Kenyan telcos in dilemma over infrastructure sharing .

By |February 28th, 2018|

The study looked at mobile operators other than telecommunication service providers. There are Tier 2 and Tier 3 players that the consultant left out and that may make one question the recommendations,” she said. The other big question is why Airtel declined to apply for Government subsidy – under the Universal Service Fund – to […]

Opinion:Cyber Security bill will make us responsible for our actions online.

By |February 28th, 2018|

On the whole the Computer and Cyber Crime bill 2017 addresses important concerns that affect everyone but the basis of online security begins with us. It will put many in check, since having passwords for systems you should not access will be outlawed as soon as it is accented and shall carry a fine on […]

Inside plan that could allow spying on citizens.

By |February 19th, 2018|

It has taken Kenya’s ICT sector close to eight years to come up with an appropriate cyber security draft bill. What is a bit saddening is the fact that we have put out the cyber security bill before we could have the data protection required for effective implementation of the Access to information law. Maybe […]

Cyber security bill will make us responsible for our actions while online.

By |February 19th, 2018|

It has taken Kenya’s ICT sector close to eight years to come up with an appropriate cyber security draft bill. What is a bit saddening is the fact that we have put out the cyber security bill before we could have the data protection required for effective implementation of the Access to information law. Maybe […]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR RESEARCH CONSULTANT.

By |January 29th, 2018|

The ICT industry in Kenya has made several attempts to develop a law on cyber security. The ICT Ministry together with the Kenya Law Reform Commission (KLRC) have drafted Computer and Cyber Crimes (CCC), Bill 2016. The Bill was approved by Cabinet on the 6th April, 2017 and forwarded to the Attorney General for publication […]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR LEGAL CONSULTANT

By |January 29th, 2018|

The ICT industry in Kenya has made several attempts to develop a law on cyber security. The ICT Ministry together with the Kenya Law Reform Commission (KLRC) have drafted Computer and Cyber Crimes (CCC), Bill 2016. The Bill was approved by Cabinet on the 6th April, 2017 and forwarded to the Attorney General for publication […]

TESPOK CYBER SECURITY REPORT 2016

By |November 24th, 2017|

This is an annual cyber security report by TESPOK-ICSIRT that gives statistics and case scenarios on cyber threats , both current and emerging , localized to the Kenyan cyberspace , for the year 2016.

The report quantifies observed cyber threat events in a graphical and practical way with trends and statistics from the view point of […]

HOW TO IDENTIFY FAKE NEWS

By |September 26th, 2017|

Have you ever read a news story and tried to establish the authenticity of the information to tell whether it is true or false? How do you distinguish real facts from alternative facts?

In the last couple of months, Kenyans have become victims of fake news where disinformation was employed to influence people to vote during […]