Kenya cyber attacks rise to 11.2 million in first quarter

Cyber security threats are estimated to have cost Kenya’s economy about Sh29.5 billion. FILE PHOTO | NMG

What you need to know:

  • Kenyan firms were hit by about 11.2 million cyber threats.
  • CA’s cyber intelligence team consequently issued 14,078 cyber threat advisories to the affected organisations, an increase from the 12,138 alerts during the previous period.
  • The rise in cyber threats has forced firms, especially in the financial sector, to be vigilant and created businesses opportunities for others.

Kenyan organisations were hit by about 11.2 million cyber threats, being a 10.1 percent increase in the number of incidences, in the first three months of 2019 when compared to the previous quarter.


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