Electronic Payment Systems in Africa: Benefits and Cybersecurity Challenges

Electronic payment systems use integrated hardware and software that allow for the payment goods and services by electronic means rather than by the use of cash or paper checks. These systems include payment cards such as credit cards, debit cards, smartcards, and stored value cards; electronic fund transfers; electronic checks; electronic cash systems such as PayPal and Bitcoins; digital wallets such as Google wallet, Yahoo! [...]

By | June 22nd, 2015|Categories: All, Blogs|

Cybersecurity Impact Assessment of Africa’s Broadband Networks

Over the last decade, Africa has made significant investments in increasing its information and communications technology (ICT) network infrastructures.  These investments have played a major role in driving the continent’s economic growth, which has been projected to continue increasing over the next several years. Africa experienced this boom in ICT use and broadband services within the last several years partly as a result of [...]

By | May 10th, 2015|Categories: All, Reports|