InfoSecSherpa’s Africa Tech & Cybersecurity News Roundup

News items from August 7, 2022 — September 7, 2022

See #10 for a news item about the new cybersecurity hub of Africa. Photo by Clément GADO: https://www.pexels.com/photo/photo-of-togo-flag-6029530/
See #10 for a news item about the new cybersecurity hub of Africa.
  1. Africa must act now to address cybersecurity threats. Here’s why.
    (World Economic Forum, August 17th)
  2. Central Bank Identifies Cybercrime’s Growing Threats to South Africa’s Banking Sector
    (All Africa, August 9th)
  3. Centraleyes Launches “Secure Africa Program” to Bring Free Cyber Security to Those Who Need it Most
    (Newswires, August 8th)
  4. Cybersecurity: Africa’s SEACOM Joins Forces with British Telecommunications
    (IT News Africa, August 10th)
  5. ‘DangerousSavanna’ Hackers Targeted Financial Institutions in Africa For Two Years
    (InfoSecurity Magazine, September 7th)
  6. Liquid Networks Launches DDoS Security for African Businesses
    (IT News Africa, September 6th)
  7. Morocco court in favour of extraditing French cybercrime suspect to US
    (France 24, August 8th)
  8. Arrests of journalists begin in Zimbabwe under cybersecurity law
    (Pressenza, September 14th)
  9. Cybersafe Founder Confidence Staveley Inducted into Forbes Technology Council
    (Tech Economy Nigeria, September 5th)
  10. Togo’s new cybersecurity center will serve the whole of Africa
    (Quartz Africa, August 22nd)
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio: https://www.pexels.com/photo/happy-ethnic-woman-sitting-at-table-with-laptop-3769021/

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