ICT Cabinet Secretary's take on cyber crimes

ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru in his Nairobi office on October 13, 2017. PHOTO | ANTHONY OMUYA| NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The Cabinet has already approved and forwarded to Parliament for debate, the Computer and Cyber Crimes Bill that will see stiffer penalties applied to cybercrime and related corporate espionage offenders.
  • My Ministry has also mandated the Communications Authority of Kenya  to run a child online protection  programme.
  • In alignment with Kenya’s Vision 2030, the government of Kenya is committed in preparing our children for a smart society by designing programs and developing projects aimed at strategically positioning the young generation to compete fairly and equally with their peers globally.

In this interactive series, we invite our readers to send in questions to select public figures. Answers will be published in the next print and online editions. This week, ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru responds to your questions

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