Data Protection

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How to protect yourself against online scammers

The ploys of online fraudsters are becoming incredibly difficult to detect, and so are their agendas. It’s no longer simple financial fraud – this new wave of online scamming now encompasses identity theft, voter manipulation, misuse of personal data - and everything in between.

Facebook has announced new security features to protect journalists

New Facebook security features for journalists have been announced. They are aimed at protecting journalists' Facebook and Instagram accounts against harassment and potential hacking threats.

Kenya’s new personal data protection law will have an impact on researchers

Given Kenya's new personal data protection law, researchers are now confined to the collection of specific information only directly from individuals.

Based on this programmer's research TikTok is effectively spyware

TikTok has been labeled as effectively "legitimate spyware" by a software programmer who managed to reverse engineer its source code and leak it on GitHub. TikTok's legal counsel has since had the code taken down through a DMCA takedown request.

6 Ways to keep information safe in the digital age

If you are on the internet daily, your digital security should be a top priority. Hackers are becoming more skilled at cracking your passwords and accessing sensitive information like your address, credit card numbers, social security numbers, business documents, etc. Be sure to take threats to your digital security seriously

The 12th edition of the Cyber Law in Africa conference announced

The aim of the conference is also to engage with the solutions available to various professionals in ensuring that the cyber-related activities and existence of their organizations fall within the ambit of protection of laws and legal instruments.

Understanding the age of data

If data is the new oil, giving out your personal data indiscriminately is like allowing any person who comes your way to set up an oil rig on your private property. Kenyans need to be more vigilant.