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Cairo ICT 2021, Microsoft showcases innovations in Cloud, AI, Security, and modern work

Cairo ICT 2021 is underway in Egypt and Microsoft is taking the opportunity to showcase its latest technological innovations in the areas of the Cloud, AI, Security and modern work. It is also showing off the latest Surface products, the Surface Pro 7+, Surface Laptop Go and Surface Go 2.

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Illusive introduces Identity Risk Management solution for Microsoft Azure Active Directory

Illusive, winner of the Identity Trailblazer award category at the second annual Microsoft Security 20/20 award event is announcing the Illusive Identity Risk Management for Microsoft Active Directory. The integrated solution combines the discovery, automated mitigation and protection of exploitable privileged identities. Research from the Identity Defined Security Alliance shows

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strengthen your cybersecurity position

4 ways to get proactive and strengthen your cybersecurity position

Lucy Kerner, Senior Principal Global Cybersecurity Evangelist and Strategist at Red Hat talks about the cybersecurity problem and shares four ways to strengthen your cybersecurity position as an organization. Lucy notes in this insight that when it comes to cybersecurity, a lack of resources can be a bigger threat than the criminals. Read

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cloud security

Here are five best practices for cloud security

Cloud security is a fundamentally new landscape for many companies. While many of the security principles remain the same as on-premises, the implementation is often very different. This overview provides a snapshot of five best practices for cloud security: identity and access control, security posture management, apps and data security,

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shehacks

SheHacks, Microsoft collaborate to empower women in Kenya with Cybersecurity Engineering skills

Microsoft at Shehacks HackFest 2019 Microsoft is partnering with SheHacks Kenya to co-host this years HackFest event. A move that showcases Microsoft's commitment to supporting and advocating for Kenyan women and minorities with interest in cybersecurity engineering. The two day festival is taking place at the Strathmore University Business school in

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small businesses

Simple cybersecurity measures small businesses should prioritize to ensure they remain secure

David Weston, Microsoft Partner Director of Enterprise and Operating System Security shares cybersecurity tips for small businesses. He shares three security fundamentals and best practice business should follow to stay safe. We note down the points. Watch video below for full details. Multi-Factor authentication Regular Update of your Operating System Opt for

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cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a central challenge of our digital age; Microsoft Hosts Cybersecurity event in Nairobi

Several Kenyan government and public service websites were hacked early this year rendering services unavailable. According to the Communications Authority of Kenya, cyber-attacks in Kenya increased by 167% from October to December 2018. This cybersecurity firm Serianu Ltd says cost the Kenyan economy about 29.5B KSH [286M USD]. The firm

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ransomware

Ethiopia, Cameroon, Tanzania, Zambia ranked among top five countries mostly impacted by ransomware and cryptocurrency mining

Microsoft has released its 2018 Security Intelligence Report (SIR), the 24th in its volume. Analysis of over 6.5 trillion daily threat signals highlight a 73 percent global decline in malware encounters. It however noticed a rise in crypto mining malware. From the report, Ethiopia and Cameroon ranked among

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Ghana

Ghana to sign Paris Call for Trust & Security in Cyberspace

Ghana to sign Paris Call for Trust & Security in Cyberspace Declaration towards achieving Microsoft's Digital Peace Call Ghana's president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced Ghana will sign the Paris Call for Trust & Security in Cyberspace declaration. Ghana joins 56 other countries and 420 organizations and companies on developing common

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