The 5 types of cyber-attack you’re most likely to face in 2018

One of the biggest security problems is perception: The threats companies think they face are often vastly different than the threats that pose the greatest risk. For example, they hire consultants to deploy state-of-the-art public key infrastructure (PKI) or an enterprise-wide intrusion detection system when really what they need is better patching. The fact is most companies face the same threats — and should be doing their utmost to counteract those risks. Here are the five most common (and successful) types of cyber attack. Socially engineered malware Socially engineered malware,…

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Vodafone Jump Academy launched

By James Otai Victoria University recently launched a Vodafone Jump Academy; an event that was officiated at the University Premises. John Ndego, the Vodafone Chief Executive Officer says that digital learning is the way to go in today’s digitized world. Moses Kilama, an ICT student at Victoria University also said the initiative will go a long way in helping students understand concepts better. He further emphasized that the tutorials are entirely free to all Vodafone subscribers. Nthia Ayeza, the JUMP editor for Education category expressed optimism towards the Academy saying:…

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UCC Intensifies Fight on Fake Phones

By ABCafrica At last there is hope that we may be able to get rid of those pseudo-multipurpose noisy fake phones that several Ugandans move around with.  This comes after Ibrahim K. Bbossa, the manager Consumer Affairs at UCC in an interview with media last week; said that before this year ends, the Uganda Communications Centralized Identity Equipment Regulation that looks to block all fake, unauthentic phones will be approved by parliament and all fake phones on the market and those already in use will all be blocked. “Like it…

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MTN Donates Beds to Kampala Health Centers

By ABCafrica reporter MTN Uganda last Monday donated 100 beds, 100 mattresses, 100 bed sheets, 100 blankets and 100 mosquito nets to various Kampala health facilities The items were handed over to Jennifer Musisi, the Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority by Anthony Katamba, the General Manager, corporate service MTN Uganda at Kawaala Health Center. Katamba said this was part of the broader MTN Foundation’s support to the health sector through its campaign dubbed Access to Healthcare Initiative. “Access to beds is essential in ensuring quality healthcare for Ugandans. Low…

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