We are living in the internet age where kids don’t visit the library to get their questions answered but, they go online to search via Google. They often use their internet connections to communicate with their teachers and class fellows via emails and other social media apps. However, there...
The World Bank Group (WBG), the National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U), the East African Community (EAC) and the Government of Israel are pleased to announce the launching of the “East Africa Cybersecurity Clinic,” a regional event scheduled to take place at the Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort &...
A lot of information is shared over the Internet, making it difficult to maintain online privacy. This, coupled with the fact that corporations, cyber-criminals, and governments are always attempting to get access information about Internet users, has heralded various myths about Internet privacy. Here are the most common Internet...
The European Commission on Thursday called on Facebook to "cooperate fully" with investigators into the scandal over the harvesting of personal data of millions of users which were then shared with the British political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica. Facebook has admitted up to 2.7 million people in the EU may have...
Alibaba's Founder; Jack Ma on Monday urged Facebook to resolve its data privacy problems, a day before the social media giant's Founder and CEO; Mark Zuckerberg, was due to appear at US congressional hearings. Ma, speaking at the Boao Forum for Asia in China's southern Hainan province, was asked about privacy issues that...
First lady Melania Trump plans to convene tech giants including Amazon, Facebook, Google, Twitter and Snap March 20th at the White House to discuss ways to combat online harassment and promote internet safety, according to four people familiar with her efforts. The meeting marks the first major policy push in the first...
Despite online gaming being called, well, gaming, it isn’t all just for fun. Whether players are gaming in their downtime, competing as part of a team, hoping to catch corporate attention and earn sponsorships, or actually making a living with their abilities, online games have become pretty serious stuff. Precisely...
The World Economic Forum has led the creation of an industry consortium focused on improving the cybersecurity of financial technology companies, as collaboration between fintechs and financial institutions grows. The consortium's founding members include Citigroup Inc, online lender Kabbage, the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Zurich Insurance Group and Hewlett Packard Enterprise,...
Using online banking services on laptops/desktops and mobile devices is a common phenomenon in these days. However, it cannot be denied that such internet-based transactions are vulnerable to various risks, sometimes leading to compromising of login details, and resultantly stealing of hard-earned money. Using an effective VPN (Virtual Private Network)...
We’ve all experienced this at some point of time – you desperately need to log into an important website, but just can’t remember the new password you were forced to create a fortnight ago. You even saved it in a notepad file but can’t locate it now. You try...