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Inaugural Symposium on Enhancing Cyber Security for National Development

KIPPRA participated in the inaugural symposium on enhancing cyber security for national development organized by the National Defence University, Kenya on 27th October 2023. The Institute was represented by Principal Policy Analyst Dr Humphrey Njogu who made a presentation on cybersecurity policy and legal frameworks.

The symposium aimed to provide a platform for engagements on measures taken to secure Kenya’s cyberspace and provide recommendations for new measures to address contemporary and emerging cyber security challenges for the overall benefit of the nation. Discussions centered around evolving cyber security threats, cyber espionage, state-sponsored attacks, ransomware attacks, phishing attacks as well as supply chain attacks.

KIPPRA Principal Policy Analyst Dr Humphrey Njogu (standing 2nd right) poses for a group photo with CS, Eliud Owalo (centre) and CS Aden Duale (right)

The symposium was graced by Cabinet Secretary (CS) in the Ministry of Information Communications and the Digital Economy Hon. Eliud Owalo and CS Ministry of Defence, Hon Aden Duale.

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