This episode of the Tech Legal Matters podcast is a recording from the World Cyber Security Summit - Africa Edition 2020. The event was successful in bringing in fresh narratives, innovative ideas, and awareness on key areas such as cyber threat intelligence, data governance, data privacy, and cyber regulations across Africa.
Every year that passes African countries experience a growing number of cyberattacks. These cyber-attacks occur both in the private and public sectors and depending on the type of incident, can threaten national security. This makes it imperative for African governments to have a holistic view and strategy around cybersecurity.
In this episode of the Tech Legal Matters podcast, you will hear insights from various stakeholders across Africa and the Middle East as they discuss how their countries' governments handle cybersecurity and how they attempt to have a coordinated plan.
The panel discussion features:
- Tefo Mohapi, iAfrikan Media (Moderator)
- Peter Kahigi, Director e-Government Services, National Information Technology Authority -Uganda (NITA-U)
- Rebecca Keli, Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs, Kenya
- Muyowa Mutemwa, Cyber Security Operations Manager and Senior Cyber Security Specialist, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
- Ashish Khanna, ISO, Dubai Health Authority, United Arab Emirates
- Themba Mnguni, Deputy Director, IT Audit, Department of Rural development and Land Reform, South Africa
An African approach to cybersecurity podcast notes
Article: World Cyber Security Summit - Africa Edition 2020 by iAfrikan.com
Article: During the second quarter of 2020, there were 2 million phishing attacks across Africa by iAfrikan.com
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