Cyber-criminal can also use the WhatsApp platform to carry out their operations. WhatsApp users will be receiving messages offering “surprised” gift cards that appear to be sent from your phone contacts. Following the link will take you through to another site that looks genuine and would be requesting your personal details.
In identifying and developing the right use cases, analytics or the ‘right’ analytics plays a crucial role in giving insights that decision makers will need to embark on a digital transformation journey. Data is everywhere and a lot of companies have stacks and pools, even seas of data that do not provide any meaningful insights.
Internet companies must assist women to use the internet safely by providing training that helps in identifying online threats and providing tools for controlling privacy and security settings. Additionally, applications must allow victims of online abuse to report perpetrators.
According to GSMA, closing the mobile ownership and usage gender gap by 2023 will deliver an estimated 140 billion dollars for the mobile industry over five years.
Though affordability is a barrier, lack of literacy and digital skills is probably the greatest challenge to reducing this digital gender gap. Reading and writing skills are needed in order to participate online. Free Senior High School education will partially resolve this by getting more girls to develop literacy skills. However, we need to look at literacy training for adult females and a special focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for girls.
There are many benefits to e-learning for both the learners and the organizations that encourage their staff to do so. For companies looking to train employees, online courses are an affordable, time-effective way to increase knowledge.
If you connect, you must protect. Whether it is your computer, smartphone, or other network devices, the best defense against threats and attacks is to update to the latest security software, web browser, and operating systems.
To begin with, we need a National Digital Skills Development Strategy that will harness the strengths of relevant public, private and civil society organizations to tackle the issue of the digital skills gap.
According to the 2019 International Finance Corporation (IFC) report entitled “Digital Skills in Sub-Saharan Africa: Spotlight on Ghana”, this revolution is expected to create over 9 million digital jobs by 2030.
Business Email Compromise / Email Account Compromise (BEC/EAC) is a rapidly evolving internet fraud that targets both businesses and the general public. BEC is targeted at businesses, whilst EAC is targeted at the general public.