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National KE-CIRT/CC provides information and assistance to its constituents in implementing proactive measures to reduce the risks of computer security incidents as well as responding to such incidents when they occur.

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The Authority as the ICT regulator is mandated to protect consumers of ICT services including children. Children are a vulnerable group and there have been many cases of children unknowingly getting into dangerous situations that sometimes have detrimental effects to them. Protecting children online is a global problem that requires concerted efforts of parents, guardians, government, organisations that focus on children, among others.

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Information Security Updates

Petya Ransomware v0.3 National KE-CIRT-CC Report

Petya ransomware encrypts the master boot records of infected Windows computers, making affected machines unusable. Open-source reports indicate that the ransomware exploits vulnerabilities in Server Message Block (SMB). The National KE-CIRT/CC encourages users and administrators to review the ...

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ITU-D Global Cybersecurity Index 2017

The Global Cybersecurity Index (CGI) 2017 report was released on 15th June 2017 at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2017 in Geneva. The Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) is a multi-stakeholder initiative to measure the commitment of countries to cybersecurity. Each country’s ...

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WannaCry Ransomware v0.2 National KE-CIRT-CC Report

On May 12, 2017, a cyber offensive, targeting a variety of organizations and institutions worldwide, disseminated WannaCry ransomware. The ransom note, written in different languages, demanded US$300-600 from the victims to decrypt their files. Infection cases were detected in multiple ...

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Enterprise ICT Survey 2016 Report

  The survey conducted jointly by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) and the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), between February and May 2016 sought to assess the availability of ICT infrastructure and their applications in enterprises and public institutions, measure the ...

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Symantec Internet Security Threat Report 2016

The Symantec Internet Security Threat Report 2016 report provides a quantitative and qualitative appreciation of incidents that have taken place in cyberspace during 2015, along with expert analysis on relevant emerging trends. It opens the doors to a better understanding of the constantly ...

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Trend Micro Second Quarter 2016 Security Report

  As part of its agreement with TrendMicro and with a view to accelerate sharing of relevant cybersecurity material to you, ITU presents Trend Micro’s quarterly report which underlines the existing and emerging malicious cyber activities observed during the second quarter of 2016. The ...

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