Today 8th March 2021 Silensec celebrates International Women’s Day by acknowledging and praising the invaluable contribution that women bring to cybersecurity industry.

International Women’s Day, though in existence for more than 100 years and annually celebrated with public holidays in many places, has only just begun to gather momentum worldwide. However, with women’s rights issues at the forefront of the media and public attention at the moment, we fully expect the day to become as culturally significant as any local public holiday.

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has moved to tackle the growing cyber threat by launching the first-ever cybersecurity competition targeting university students.

More than 500 university students aged 18-24 participated in an inaugural workshop on cybersecurity techniques at the Commission head office in Bugolobi on Friday, February 21, 2020.

It’s with great pleasure we can announce our successful participation at the Safe Internet Day organised by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) held at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.

Following the great success of the National Finals held at the University of Dodoma on 20/12/2019, we were happy to see the growing interest carry on to this event.

Rwanda has opened the second cyber security competition that will introduce a new batch of young Rwandans in the battle against cyber attackers who have become very much creative.

The competition involving 150 students from 16 universities and institutions of high learning students was officially launched on Tuesday with a workshop on cyber security technics conducted by Kenyan cyber security specialist, Kapere Ndege.

During the 8th Arab Region Cyber Security Summit held in Oman, the results of the second edition of Regional Cyber Stars competition was revealed and the following were awarded;