A call to toughen cyber crime laws

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Looking to deter cyber attacks in the country and send a strong message to would-be offenders, the government is working on ways to toughen laws against perpetrators of cyber crime.

General Counsel in the Office of the President, Advocate Abraham Keetshabe said cyber attacks can destroy the economy of any country and halt the provision of basic services.

Speaking at the cyber security and internet summit that was held in Gaborone recently, he said there is need to severely punish offenders and send a strong message to would-be offenders that they will be heavily punished should they dare commit cyber crime.

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