Cyber Security Africa Summit 2022

May 18, 2022 | South Africa

Cyber Security Africa Summit 2022
Africa is one of the fastest growing regions globally when it comes to Internet penetration. It is estimated that over 500 million people use internet across Africa. The continent will have 1 billion Internet users by the end of 2022 (IT News Africa). The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digitalization around the world, but as life has shifted increasingly online, cybercriminals have exploited the opportunity to attack vital digital infrastructure. Furthermore, in financial institutions, governments, e-commerce companies, mobile-based transactions, telecommunication industry and other industries, the impact of cybercrime is severe. Cybercrime is one of the most pressing challenges plaguing economic activity in Africa.

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The Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC), along with EDUCAUSE and Internet2, held its annual Information Security Awareness Video & Poster Contest, an event that allows college students to win prizes, gain experience, and earn recognition by creating a PSA about information security.
HEISC works to improve information security & privacy programs across the higher education sector


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