Kenya to set up forensic lab for cyber security

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  • “The lab will proactively monitor impending cyber security attacks, detect reactive cybercrime and link up with the judiciary in the fight,” said Mr Wangusi.
  • CA is also committed to conduct a detailed study on the depth of web hackings in the country. Wangusi said cyber-attacks are on the rise with the banking sector suffering most, followed by government officials.
  • “Criminals are carrying out illegal activities in the web and we must protect the region even us we focus on trade. A secure cyber space will reduce revenue loss," said Mr Dafalla.

Kenya has taken over chairmanship of Association of Regulators of Information and Communications for Eastern and Southern Africa (ARICEA), a body that fights cybercrime within COMESA.


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