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Putin, Biden discuss cyber-security, Syria over phone

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua |  Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday, during which the leaders discussed cybersecurity issues and the situation in Syria. Putin and Biden agreed to continue their constructive cooperation in the field of cybersecurity, the Kremlin said in …

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Why Stella Nyanzi did not show up in court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi and her lawyer have failed to show up at Buganda Road Magistrates’ Court where she was expected to appear on Thursday. Nyanzi was expected in court presided over by Grade one Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu over charges of cyber harassment and offensive …

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Over 90% of Ugandans are cyber insecure – Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cybersecurity experts say over 90 percent of Ugandans, firms, organisations and government agencies are operating below the cybersecurity poverty level. Cybersecurity poverty is a term used to describe an organization’s ability to protect itself from cyber-attacks or crimes at the most basic level. It looks …

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Kremlin’s new cyber weapons spark fears and fantasies

Moscow, Russia | AFP | From Donald Trump’s election to Brexit and the Catalan crisis, accusations that the Kremlin is meddling in Western domestic affairs have heightened fears over Russian hackers, trolls and state-controlled media. While the first accusations against Moscow came following a 2016 hack attack on the US Democratic …

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US military to create separate unified cyber warfare command

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump ordered the US military on Friday to elevate its cyber warfare operations to a separate command, signaling a new strategic emphasis on electronic and online offensive and defensive operations. The move means the US Cyber Command, or Cybercom, will eventually become its …

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VIDEO: Companies in Trouble over Increasing Cyber Threat

VIDEO: Companies in Trouble over Increasing Cyber Threat Kampala, Uganda | NBS TV | Financial institutions, public institutions and security organs are being advised to carryout daily audit of their systems in the wake of cyber threats. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of ICT, Vicente Bagire says the increasing technological …

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State wants court to cancel Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s bail

Hearing of the application in which Makerere University Researcher Dr.Stella Nyanzi is seeking a stay of the state’s request to have her head checked and compulsorily treated, has kicked off at Buganda Road Court. However before it could proceed, Resident State Attorney Jonathan Muwaganya implored the court presided over by …

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