Practical Insights on Cybersecurity

Mapping Trends in African Government Internet Freedom Restrictions

Mapping Trends in African Government Internet Freedom Restrictions

Published on: Mar 16 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Mapping Trends in African Government Internet Freedom Restrictions
Internet freedom in Africa has been on the decline over the past years with several countries continually adopting aggressive and sophisticated measures that...
10 Ways Cybersecurity Can Improve Digital Development Outcomes

10 Ways Cybersecurity Can Improve Digital Development Outcomes

Published on: Jan 27 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Ways Cybersecurity Can Improve Digital Development Outcomes
Rapid digital transformation – underpinned by affordable communications and cheap devices – has introduced new risks and vulnerabilities that cannot be ignored....
ICRC Cyber Attack is Our Constituent Data Management Nightmare

ICRC Cyber Attack is Our Constituent Data Management Nightmare

Published on: Jan 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
A sophisticated cyber security attack against International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) servers last week exposed sensitive personally identifiable information...
New USAID Cybersecurity Primer for Digital Development Programs

New USAID Cybersecurity Primer for Digital Development Programs

Published on: Nov 18 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on New USAID Cybersecurity Primer for Digital Development Programs
The USAID Cybersecurity Primer introduces the concept of cybersecurity as a development challenge, presents opportunities to integrate cybersecurity in programming,...
How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

Published on: Nov 17 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights
It is now axiomatic that the mass diffusion of the internet and its ancillary digital technologies have created an alternative space for the widespread and ‘unrestricted’...
New USAID Digital Ecosystem Framework for International Development

New USAID Digital Ecosystem Framework for International Development

Published on: Sep 29 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Digital technologies are becoming more accessible and have brought the promise of enormous benefits from digitalization. These tools and services can advance freedom...
5 Reasons Rural Entrepreneurs Do Not Use Digital Services During COVID-19

5 Reasons Rural Entrepreneurs Do Not Use Digital Services During COVID-19

Published on: Sep 15 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Digital services have the potential to improve rural entrepreneurs’ access to wider markets and increase their competitiveness among other benefits. Moreover,...
Apply Now: $1,150,000 USAID Grant Funding for Digital Economy Solutions

Apply Now: $1,150,000 USAID Grant Funding for Digital Economy Solutions

Published on: Jun 14 2021 by Wayan Vota - 17 Comments
To improve the lives of millions of low income and vulnerable people throughout the world, we need to support the development of open, inclusive, and secure digital...
Cybersecurity is a Development Challenge: USAID Digital Strategy Update

Cybersecurity is a Development Challenge: USAID Digital Strategy Update

Published on: Apr 29 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Cybersecurity is a Development Challenge: USAID Digital Strategy Update
Please RSVP Now to learn more about USAID’s Digital Strategy at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5. Our amazing agenda features multiple sessions...
How to Protect Digital Privacy and Security During COVID-19 Response

How to Protect Digital Privacy and Security During COVID-19 Response

Published on: Oct 14 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Protect Digital Privacy and Security During COVID-19 Response
What do cyber-attacks, virtual learning platforms, and the spread of misinformation online have in common? All have seen substantial spikes over the past four...