For this month’s country focus, Intelligent CIO talks to security industry experts about what makes Kenya vulnerable to cyberattacks and the preventative steps organisations can take to protect themselves.
He recent global ransomware cyberattack. WannaCry, has brought security to the forefront of discussions and although Africa was largely spared, the Communication Authority of Kenya ha confirmed that 19 Kenyan firms were hit by the virus.
Florian Malecki, International Product Marketing Director at SonicWall, describes this method as the ‘human firewall’: “The employees and individuals associated with enterprises need to be constantly educated and updated on the latest threats and how they themselves can be a vulnerability. They need to ensure that devices brought to work and connected to the network are secure.”
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