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ICANN TO CHANGE INTERNET ADDRESSING SYSTEM

By |August 31st, 2017|

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is planning a rollover of Root Zone Domain Name System security Extensions (DNSSEC) KSK as required in the Root Zone KSK Operator DNSSEC practice statement on 11th October 2017.Rolling the KSK key means generating a new cryptographic public and private key that will keep the Internet […]

TESPOK LAUNCHES 2015 CYBER SECURITY REPORT .

By |December 2nd, 2016|

The Technology Service Providers Association of Kenya (TESPOK) launched its annual Cyber Security report for the year 2015. The report covers major cyber threats that are local to the Kenyan cyberspace, from the point of view of the Internet Exchange Point.

During the official launch, TESPOK C.E.O Ms. Fiona Asonga did a presentation on the report […]

GRX LAUNCH.

By |September 14th, 2016|

The Technology Service Providers Association of Kenya (TESPOK) in partnership with the African Union Commission is launching Africa’s first GSM Global Roaming Exchange (GRX) on Thursday, 8th September 2016 at the EADC center. Her Excellency Dr. Elham M.A. Ibrahim African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy together with Mr. Joe Mucheru the CS Ministry of […]

CYBER ETHICS.

By |July 12th, 2016|

An old adage tells us “Character is what you do when no one is watching.” So it is with the Internet. Online, people can feel invisible and capable of doing things they normally wouldn’t do in person or in public – things that they know might be wrong. Manners, good judgment and being aware and […]

TESPOK Launches Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa: “Keeping intra-regional internet traffic within the region”

By |July 4th, 2016|

Technology Service Providers of Kenya (TESPOK), through the Infrastructure and Energy Department (Africa Union), in collaboration with the Ministry of Information, Communications & Technology of Kenya launched the Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa on 23rd June 2016.

Through the African Internet Exchange System (AXIS) project of the African Union Commission, Member States with […]

AfBCOP Workshop .

By |June 15th, 2016|

The first dedicated AfBCOP workshop was held on 29-30 March 2016 at the PanAfric Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, bringing together leading networking experts from commercial, academic and public sectors in order to discuss best practices. The workshop was organised and sponsorship by TESPOK, the Kenyan association of Technology Service Providers, and involved Jan Žorž, the Internet Society’s Operational Engagement Programme […]

CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS.

By |March 15th, 2016|

Have you ever been a victim of a cyber attack? Most people have experienced it in one way or another If we were to make a list of some of the common attacks; social media has the most attacks , followed by ATM cards and online transactions. Most users don’t know how to stay safe […]

Tespok urges more women to join ICT.

By |February 9th, 2016|

There is a stereotype out there that girls are not good at science. Who is it that came up with this? Many women across the world have dispelled this stereotype. In fact, women are good, if not better in science than men in my opinion. But generally, this does not show in numbers. Why? So […]

TESPOK Re-launch

By |January 25th, 2016|

Technology Service Providers of Kenya (TESPOK) rebranded in the last quarter of 2015 from Telecommunications Service Providers of Kenya. The decision to drop the Telecommunications and take up Technology is driven by the vision of widening its scope so as to advocate for businesses in the entire ICT industry.To read the full story, click […]

IANA STEWARDSHIP TRANSITION .

By |November 11th, 2015|

IANA STEWARDSHIP TRANSITION .

The U.S. government announced in March 2014, its intention to transfer its stewardship of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Functions to the global multistakeholder community and requested a proposal from ICANN on how to achieve the transition.

The U.S. Government recognized that, as the commercial use of the Internet expanded globally, governance […]