InfoSecSherpa’s Africa InfoSec News Roundup for Week Ending January 23, 2022

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“Knowledge is a garden. If it isn’t cultivated, you can’t harvest it.” — African proverb
  1. Remote Working & Cybersecurity in Africa
    (African Business, January 19th)
  2. Interpol and Nigerian police bust cybercrime BEC ring
    (ZDNet, January 19th)
  3. Experts meet in Ghana on addressing cybercrime in Sub-Saharan Africa
    (African Business, January 17th)
  4. Optimistic Protection of Africans Online
    (Africa Outlook, January 16th)
  5. Africa Records Over 1,600 Weekly Cyber Attacks
    (Investors King, January 13th)
  6. Cybersecurity recommended for employees amid study suggesting 32% Nigerian firms favour remote work
    (Punch, January 23rd)
  7. 4th edition of Africa Tech Summit to take place live in Nairobi
    (TechZim, January 12th)
  8. Afcon upsets, SA gaming investment, Africori buyout, January 2022
    (Quartz, January 23rd)
  9. African countries must prioritize tackling cybercrime
    (Modern Ghana, January 21st)
  10. How Facebook took over the internet in Africa — and changed everything
    (The Guardian, January 20th)
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