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Businesses at risk due to unidentified network traffic according Sophos Global Survey

IT managers from mid-sized businesses cannot identify 45 percent of their organization’s network traffic.  In fact, nearly one-in-four cannot identify 70 percent of this traffic putting their businesses at risk. This is according to findings from a new global survey by Network and endpoint security company Sophos. The survey, titled The Dirty Secrets of Network […] The post Businesses at risk due to unidentified network traffic according Sophos Global Survey appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Cloud computing can improve local realities in Kenya

Corine Mbiaketcha Nana, Managing Director Kenya Hub covering East, Central and West Africa at Oracle Kenya has distinguished itself as a hotbed of technological innovation and creativity. The challenge now is how to consolidate these gains and leap forward as a country– to enhance the quality of life for all.  Cloud computing in layman’s terms […] The post Cloud computing can improve local realities in Kenya appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Facebook is reportedly testing Messenger payments in India

It seems like Facebook is looking for more ways to make money other than just advertising. The social network is reportedly testing Messenger payments services in India, according to a new report published by FactorDaily. The reports says that Facebook has been trialling an option for Messenger users to top up their pre-paid mobile and […] The post Facebook is reportedly testing Messenger payments in India appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Visa opens up the first Visa Everywhere Initiative to young developers at the Nairobi Tech Week

Visa has announced that it will be opening up the first Visa Everywhere Initiative for Sub Saharan Africa to young developers at this year’s Nairobi Tech Week (NTW). Developers who win the Visa-led hackathon during the tech week will automatically gain entry into the Visa Everywhere Initiative where they will have an opportunity to compete for a chance […] The post Visa opens up the first Visa Everywhere Initiative to young developers at the Nairobi Tech Week appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Facebook wants to give you more control over your data, but will it really do so?

We are all aware of the happenings that have been going on around Facebook over the last couple of weeks. The company has been accused of collecting and leaking users data and this came to the limelight after the Cambridge Analytica scandal that saw Facebook suspend the political data analytics company from its platform. Facebook […] The post Facebook wants to give you more control over your data, but will it really do so? appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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M-PESA receives GSMA Mobile Money Certification for Operational Excellence

Safaricom’s M-PESA service has successfully passed the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, a global initiative that defines and promotes excellence in the provision of mobile money services. M-PESA becomes one of the first mobile money services to achieve this level of certification, cementing its position as a global leader in mobile money transfer and payments. M-PESA […] The post M-PESA receives GSMA Mobile Money Certification for Operational Excellence appeared first on TechTrendsKE.