Despite being on the cutting edge of digital financial products, young fintech companies are at a disadvantage in a wildly important arena: data security.
Popular photo sharing app Instagram has announced that it is expanding its fact checking to outside the USA. The company will now verify posts from across the globe after enlisting the help of over 45 third party organisations in its bid to tackle fake news and misinformation. Flagged posts will be obscured and labelled
Most of Nigeria’s banks are larger than their Kenyan counterparts, but apparently the East African companies are making more money than their West African counterparts all thanks to efficient technology use. Ratings agency Moody’s says in a report that Kenyan banks are making more money from their customers because they have deployed
Two weeks ago a Kenyan fintech provider PULA was among 20 finalists pitching at the Singapore Fintech Festival. The presentation by the CTO Sitati Kituyi was selected among the winners, enabling the company to walk away with a cash prize of USD 50,000, getting an exclusive opportunity for networking with investors and a fast-tracked
When Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989, he probably never foresaw all the challenges that the internet would bring along. Now the British engineer has unveiled a set of nine principles dubbed the Contract for the Web which aims to promote better online governance by addressing problems
When evaluating the security of an application and data model ask the questions: What is the sensitivity of the data?What are the regulatory, compliance, or privacy requirements for the data?What is the attack vector that a data owner is hoping to mitigate?What is the overall security posture of the environment, is it