MOZILLA PARTNERS WITH TESPOK FOR A TWO-DAY TRAINING ON LEAN DATA PRACTICE

By |May 24th, 2019|

The Technology Service Providers Association of Kenya (TESPOK) and Mozilla, partnered to host the Lean data practice (LDP) for the first time in Africa. The two-day workshop took place in Nairobi, Kenya at the Sarova PanAfric Hotel on the 7th and 8th May 2019. The training was aimed at driving a practical conversation around how […]

TESPOK TALKS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF ICT BEING RECOGNIZED AS AN ENABLER OF ECONOMIC GROWTH AT THE TEMS AFRICA EXPO 2019

By |May 23rd, 2019|

Technology Service Providers Association of Kenya (TESPOK) participated in the TEMS Africa ICT Expo 2019 exhibition held at the Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) on the 24th-26th April 2019. Both local and international companies were present at the largest ICT exhibition in East Africa.

With over 70 companies each exhibition had something unique to offer ranging […]

Multichoice Kenya joins Technology Service Providers of Kenya (TESPOK)

By |May 10th, 2019|

Leading video entertainment firm, MultiChoice Kenya today announced its membership into the Technology Service Providers of Kenya (TESPOK) association which aims at influencing Information Communication and Technology (ICT) policy and regulations by engaging government at the relevant levels.

Multichoice is the first broadcaster to directly join TESPOK, with specific interest in cybersecurity services offered by the association. This […]

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:FOR A LEGAL CONSULTANT TO WORK ON THE PROPOSED DATA PROTECTION BILL 2018.

By |April 24th, 2019|

Kenya has made several attempts to develop a law on Data Protection. The Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology (MoICT), together with the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), led a stakeholder process to draft a ‘Kenya Data Protection Bill’. At the same time,the Senate has drafted and tabled a ‘Data Protection Bill,2018’. While the two […]

PCCW Global and TESPOK to launch first African roaming IPX

By |April 17th, 2019|

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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 […]

ONLINE HARASSMENT.

By |June 18th, 2018|

Every age group is vulnerable to cyber bullying, but teenagers and young adults are common victims. Cyber bullying is a growing problem in schools. Cyber bullying has become an issue because the Internet is fairly anonymous, which is appealing to bullies because their intimidation is difficult to trace. Unfortunately, rumors, threats and photos can be […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]