At a time when people are working from home as a measure to restrain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, studies have shown that the disruption caused by the outbreak has seen a rise in hacker activity. Dr. Bright Mawudor, Head of Cyber Security Services at Internet Solutions Kenya LTD joined CNBC Africa to share insights into how to protect yourself.
South Africa awaits to take advantage of Black Friday discounts this in two days’ time there are number of things to look out for especially when it comes to online purchases. According to a cybersecurity company, Lawtrust majority of cybercrimes happen on this day. Maeson Maherry, Chief Solutions Director at Lawtrust joins CNBC Africa for more.
Jordan Rae Kelly, Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting joins CNBC Africa for her the insights into the global cyber security landscape.
The United States Department of Justice (USDJ) has accused 80 individuals, including 78 Nigerians, of involvement in a business email scam and money laundering scheme to the tune of 3 billion dollars since 2015. To discuss the growing concerns around cybercrime and the implication for Nigeria’s image on the global scene, Ifure Udofa, Associate Counsel of Corporate and Commercial Practice Group at A02 Law joins CNBC Africa for more.
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The same technology that enables cybercrime in Nigeria is also the very tool that can transform the lives of millions of young people in the country.