InfoSecSherpa’s Weekly Africa InfoSec News Round Up for September 19, 2021

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  1. Ransomware encrypts South Africa’s entire Dept of Justice network
    (Bleeping Computer, September 15th)
  2. How to join the 10th Annual East Africa Information Security Conference
    (TechJaja, September 15th)
  3. Africa’s Maritime Cyber Security Progress After the Transnet Attack
    (Maritime Executive, September 16th)
  4. Morocco’s Mohamed Benhammou Named President of the African Cyber Security Federation
    (Morocco World News, September 18th)
  5. Hushpuppi — the Instagram influencer and international fraudster
    (BBC News Africa, September 14th)
  6. UN wants Nigeria, others to deepen Internet safety
    (The Guardian Nigeria, September 15th)
  7. Kaspersky records over 2 million phishing attacks in Kenya, S Africa and Nigeria
    (KBC, September 15th)
  8. Don’t Blame China for the Rise of Digital Authoritarianism in Africa
    (Foreign Policy Research Institute, September 13th)
  9. Citizens spyware struck off Cyber Bill
    (Zimbabwe Independent, September 16th)
  10. Institutions need roadmap to tackle growing cybersecurity challenges
    (Ghana Web, September 17th)
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