Kenya Steps Up Battle on Cyber Crime



Author:
Kenya Citizen TV
Publisher:
Kenya Citizen TV
Publication Date:
19 November 2012
Tags:
Kenya, ICT and Telecom, Legal and Judicial Affairs

A master plan geared toward streamlining internet security in the country through the establishment of key infrastructure to enforce cyber security is being developed.

Under the new system, all internet users will be allocated virtual identities to enable security agents to track online activity in the event of cyber crime.

Rampant cases of cyber crime have seen fraudsters target banks, mobile money transfer services and even government websites raising concern at a time when the government was looking to digitize records, including those touching on land and other public assets.



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