EU Supports Cybersmart Challenge

Kedi Molosiwa
Kedi Molosiwa

The use of the internet has grown exponentially in Botswana since the introduction of social media and the overall improved connectivity enabled by the use of smart phones.

But the use of the internet exposes consumers to possible leaks of their personal information. With more and more online accounts being hacked, sometimes with devastating consequences, there is need to sensitise people on cyber security.

The European Union (EU)-funded Cyber Resilience for Development (Cyber4Dev) Project came together with local partners, the eBotho Cyber Awareness Campaign, Change Africa, the National Youth Council and Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) to launch a campaign in Botswana called ‘The Cybersmart Challenge’.

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