Building Trust

Legal and Policy aspects of SafeHouse Africa

During the SafeHouse Stakeholders Consultation on 30th January 2020, the Lawyers Hub was represented by Selina Onyando. The event was held at Huawei Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. They address the policy, legislative and regulatory aspects of Digital Identity and Online security. Stakeholders identified possible areas of collaboration such as the Africa Law Tech Festival at Read more…

IoT in a Nutshell

Internet of Things (IoT) has recently gained popularity in the tech industry and beyond. The basic definition of IoT is an ecosystem of physical devices that are connected and can be accessed from the internet. These physical devices are embedded with sensors which collects data from the environment they are placed in; analytics is applied Read more…

Data Privacy Day

Today, 28th January, is the Data Privacy Day, whose aim is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. SafeHouse Africa is observing this year’s Data Privacy Day by creating awareness on your #SafetyOnline. Is your data safe? Are you being watched? Building Trust Do you know a project or organisation making Read more…

What is SafeHouse?

During an interview with CIO Magazine on Monday, 27th January 2020, ISOC Kenya’s Wainaina Mungai explained the SafeHouse.Africa initiative to media interviewer. He explained the work done in mapping and training as he highlighted IoT, Digital identity and Online Safety concerns that it seeks to address. The SafeHouse project is a capacity building initiative to Read more…

Have you been bullied online

What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying or cyberharassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic means. Cyberbullying and cyberharassment are also known as online bullying. It has become increasingly common. In Kenya, recent news coverage about Buyer Beware Kenya Facebook page alleged that the founders of the website were involved in cyberbullying and extortion. In Read more…

Training at PillarTV in Kerugoya, Kenya

SafeHouse.Africa offered introductory training on #SafetyOnline, #IoTSecurity, #DigitalID issues during a skills training session at PillarTV in Kerugoya County on 17th January 2020. The youth were recruited to join the Internet Society and received ISOC swag such as badges and lapel pins as a first step towards an agreed partnership with the media house. #SafehouseAfrica Read more…