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National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2021 Introduction The Sherrif Security Indicator (TSSI) is an annual online survey that is organized to commemorate Cyber Security Awareness Month. TSSI researches the most critical security issues that confront residents of Ghana. It achieves this objective by asking respondents to indicate their greatest andContinue Reading

Background Ghana’s Cybersecurity Act, 2020 (Act 1038) was passed by the Parliament of Ghana on 6th November 2020 and assented by President Akufo-Addo into law on 29th December 2020. It is a 68-page document made up of 100 sections and 3 schedules. The sections are grouped into 18 different subjectContinue Reading

Introduction The rapid need for Information Security (IS) in the operations of organizations has led to the formation of Information Security Departments or units (ISDs). ISDs are gradually becoming ubiquitous in organizations due to business requirements, regulations, and legislation. Information Technology (IT) has been an integral part of most organizationsContinue Reading

As an Information Security Professional, I have taken a keen interest and followed closely the global reports of the Unisys Security Index (USI), for the past 4 years. Findings from the past few years have been very intriguing and insightful. The USI researches into the most critical security issues facedContinue Reading

Information Security Governance (ISG) refers to the system through which an organization directs and controls its Information Security (InfoSec) activities. Just like corporate governance, ISG seeks to protect the interest of all stakeholders (shareholders, customers, service providers, government, employees, etc.) of an organization. It ensures the alignment of InfoSec strategiesContinue Reading