Tech industry players push for changes in data rules .

By |September 19th, 2019|

Technology service providers and a human rights group have proposed changes to the Data Protection Bill 2019.

Google, Amnesty International and Technology Service Providers of Kenya (Tespok) made their submissions yesterday to the National Assembly ICT committee. The bill, which has been sponsored by Baringo Senator Gideon Moi, seeks to protect personal data from misuse by […]

THE DATA PROTECTION BILL, 2019

By |May 8th, 2019|

Here is a link to the Data Protection Bill 2019:

The Data Protection Bill 2019

PCCW Global and TESPOK to launch first African roaming IPX

By |April 17th, 2019|

HKT (SEHK:6823) – Hong Kong, April 11, 2019

PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and Kenyan technology service provider TESPOK have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide Africa’s first mobile data roaming exchange point, an IPX based networking infrastructure that will keep roaming data on the continent […]

SECURE ONLINE SHOPPING.

By |October 11th, 2018|

Online shopping is big business these days, with more and more consumers across the world turning to the world wide web to purchase goods. This is especially the case in countries where eCommerce is really taking hold over the way people shop.

Staying safe while you’re shopping online is paramount, and knowledgeable shoppers know what approaches […]

Ways to Bridge the Gender Gap in STEM:

By |July 6th, 2018|

Here are 5 ways you can help bridge the gap—by piquing the interest of your female students in male-dominated STEM fields and helping to change perceptions of these professions as “masculine”.

Assume interest, and Be Inclusive

Both men and women enforce gender stereotypes about math and science in children from a young age, though most people […]

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 […]

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 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 […]