InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Sunday, June 26, 2022

Africa Edition, news items from May 29, 2022 through June 26th, 2022

Cherchell, Algeria. Image by Djamel RAMDANI from Pixabay.
Cherchell, Algeria
  1. How tech can support transformational growth in Africa
    (Google in Africa, June 24th)
    Thank you to Brad Snyder for the tip about this article!
  2. Rivers (Nigeria) born cyber-security tech expert, Tombari Sibe, joins Forbes tech council
    (Business Day Nigeria, June 26th)
  3. R110,000 Cybersecurity Scholarship Launched for Women of Colour in South Africa
    (IT News Africa, June 1st)
  4. More African Central Banks Are Exploring Digital Currencies
    (International Monetary Fund Blog, June 23rd)
  5. Sophos Webinar: Navigating the Cybersecurity Triple Threat
    (IT News Africa, June 26th)
  6. How Ivorian Cyber-Scammers Help Us to Understand the Magic of the Internet
    (All Africa, June 10th)
  7. The SOC — at the front line of Africa’s cyber security war
    (IT Web, June 6th)
  8. College hackers in Kenya are converting stolen money to bitcoin
    (Quartz Africa, June 16th)
  9. Cyber security threats “a major concern among East African CEOs”
    (The Citizen Tanzania, June 24th)
  10. Kenya to host Cyber Security Congress
    (KBC, June 21st)
CyberGirls Fellowship is a 1-year program of CyberSafe Foundation that equips girls and women aged 18–28 years old with globally sought-after cybersecurity skills, positioning them to start a career in cybersecurity and helping them to seize work opportunities within Africa and across the world.
CyberGirls Fellowship is a 1-year program of CyberSafe Foundation that equips girls and women aged 18–28 years old with globally sought-after cybersecurity skills, positioning them to start a career in cybersecurity and helping them to seize work opportunities within Africa and across the world.

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