Africa Tech Summit

African innovations are on a rise, there are more investments in its tech industries with the venture capital funding to start-ups increasing to $560million in 2017 from $277million in 2015. CNBC Africa had a conversation with Somet Kipchilat, Partner Development Manager at Microsoft 4Afrika Initiatives for more on this.

The Cyber Security Tech Accord

I recently came across an article in the news on how Government is looking to monitor social media tools like WhatsApp and skype Kenya is considering regulating online services such as WhatsApp and Skype in a radical move that could force the internet-based service providers to share data with the government. The Communications Authority of …

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Azure SQL Database Data Discovery and Classification

In then digital world we are moving to, Data Privacy and Compliance becomes a key part of the way we drive our business.  Microsoft Azure SQL Is making it easier to discover and categorize the data in your database. Data Discovery & Classification (currently in preview) provides advanced capabilities built into Azure SQL Database for discovering, classifying, labeling & protecting the sensitive data …

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Frameworks for Trust in Digital Transformation 

  In the World of Digital Transformation, there is a very key issue that a lot of organizations need to address as we move to understanding and using technologies. There are a couple of ideas that I came across that I think could be interesting in the world of digital transformation. Today I won't write much …

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GDPR: Customers will now have a right to be forgotten

Yes you read right, starting May next year Any organization that provides services to Europeans irrespective of where they are in the world specifically if it requires you to collect personal information will be subject to GDPR Requirements. Your customers will now have the right to require that an organization that collects personal data. ask …

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GDPR: General Data Protection Regulation and what it means for Africa Part 1

You’ve likely heard the buzz around the  European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). That’s because GDPR raises the bar for data privacy protection.  As the May 25, 2018 deadline for GDPR compliance approaches, many people are unsure where to begin. They are looking for the technology, people, and processes that will help them comply …

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