Upcoming Training: 3rd Certified Cyber Security Associate (CCSA) Training Seminar

Upcoming Training: 3rd Certified Cyber Security Associate (CCSA) Training Seminar Training Date: From 25th to 29th August 2014 Venue: Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. Having recognized the phenomenal challenge posed to organizational systems by emerging cyber security threats, the ICT Association of Kenya (ICTAK) has launched a comprehensive system security program for ICT professionals. The inaugural […]

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High Court nullifies appointment of 6-member ICT Authority board

The High Court yesterday quashed the appointment of the ICT Authority board members following a case filed by the ICT Association of Kenya (ICTAK) through its secretary general in January. High Court Judge George Odunga ruled that the appointment of the board members by ICT CS Fred Matiang’i was illegal, unprocedural and issue of partial […]

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Eight reasons why companies in Kenya need a Social Media Manager

Social Media is transforming the way the world does business. Today the implications are huge and the prizes are enormous for those businesses & individuals who handle it right. However a few organizations in Kenya today can actually show tangible results on their efforts on social media. Why? Most organizations jumped into the social media […]

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Kenya Airways to become a Mobile Network Operator

Kenya Airways enters MVNO scene after agreement with Airtel Kenya (L-to-R): Kenya Airways CEO Titus Naikuni and Airtel Africa CEO Christian de Faria exchange MOU agreement. Bharti Airtel and Kenya Airways have announced that Airtel Kenya will host Kenya Airways as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO). As part of the move, geared towards deepening […]

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Apple launches Swift, a new programming language for writing iOS and OS X apps

Apple has surprised developers by launching a new programming language called Swift during the WWDC Developer Event. This new language seems to be poised to replace Objective-C as the main programming language on Apple’s platforms. According to TechCrunch Blog, Swift will use the same LLVM compiler and runtime as Apple’s Objective-C implementation, so Swift and […]

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Google lowers search ranking of websites that don’t use encryption

Websites that aren’t encrypting connections with their visitors may get a lower ranking on Google’s search engine, a step the company said it is taking to promote better online security practices. The move is designed to spur developers to implement TLS (Transport Layer Security), which uses a digital certificate to encrypt traffic, signified by a […]

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@AnonymousKenya_ hacks two popular Twitter accounts

Two popular Twitter accounts in Kenya – @Xtianndela and @C_Nyakundi – have been hacked by the (in)famous hack-tivist group – @AnonymousKenya_ The group through the hacked account, have claimed having hacked Xtian Ndela’s Facebook account, Gmail account and his website. @XtianNdela is among Kenya’s most followed accounts with over 300,000 followers. The group has also […]

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Former Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph receives PICMET Technology Management Award for M-PESA

Vodafone’s Director of Mobile Money Michael Joseph has received the prestigious Leadership in Technology Management Award from PICMET (Portland International Centre for Management of Engineering and Technology). Joseph’s LTM Award from PICMET recognises his work developing Vodafone M-Pesa, the mobile money transfer and payment service that has transformed the lives of millions of people in […]

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Top 10 Kenyan women in tech For the longest time, the tech world has been a pre-dominantly male industry. But if the situation in Kenya is anything to go by, there is a huge shift taking place. Women are slowly climbing up the tech ladder and taking over. If you look around you, more women […]

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