InfoSecSherpa’s Africa InfoSec News Roundup for Saturday, February 19, 2022

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Capturing Information Security and Data Privacy News in Africa from January 24, 2022 — February 19, 2022.
  1. The African Challenge: Cybersecurity Awareness on the Continent
    (African Business, February 15th)
  2. $3.5bn and growing: The huge cost of cybercrime in Africa
    (Financial Mail, February 18th)
  3. Recent developments in African data protection laws — Outlook for 2022
    (JD Supra / Hogan Lovells, February 1st)
  4. Growing digital threat to Africa’s humanitarian sector requires rapid solutions to keep cybercriminals at bay
    (Daily Maverick, February 1st)
  5. XDR simplified: why South African organisations need to adopt a ‘living’ approach to cyber security
    (IT Web South Africa, February 1st)
  6. China’s Digital Silk Road and Africa’s Technological Future
    (Council on Foreign Relations, February 1st)
  7. Acronis launches first cloud data centre in South Africa
    (Gulf Business, January 31st)
  8. Artificial intelligence creeps on to the African battlefield
    (The Brookings Institution, February 8th)
  9. Africa embraces Huawei technology despite security concerns
    (DW, February 8th)
  10. Cyber, political risks top concerns in Nigeria — Report
    (Vanguard, January 25th)
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