Africa Business Technology World 

Malware attacks in Africa surge, reach 85 million in just 6 months

– – Kaspersky research highlights that malware is rife across Africa with various countries exhibiting strong growth in all malware types in the first half of 2021, when compared to the same period last year. This is a 5% increase in the region, as cybercriminals and hackers continue to focus on African countries considering digital transformation advancements and the increase in remote working resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Overall, 4 countries account for 85 million attacks, with South Africa being the most targeted (32 million attacks), followed by Kenya (28.3…

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Africa Technology World 

How you can use tech throughout your career

– – If you are struggling to further your career in 2021, you should make sure that you are using technology. Technology has now started to become integral to both advancing your career and succeeding at your job, not least because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is likely to become more important in the coming years. Then, if you are looking to introduce tech to your career, here are some of the best ways to do this. 1. Take an Online Degree Technology can help you to further your…

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Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Meet Ghana’s Anna Addei, a software engineer at Microsoft

– – Young Ghanaian female software engineer Anna Addei has become an integral part of Microsoft’s PowerPoint team. Her journey to Microsoft though started with a recruitment program that aimed at tapping into African tech talent, straight from African universities. The former student of Ashesi University heard the news of a recruiting initiative by Microsoft from the career services department at her university and she jumped at the opportunity. Anna said “It was quite a long recruitment program,” adding that “It had one hackathon, a round of Skype interviews, and…

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