MACRA develops cyber security rules as growing use of mobile phones poses risk of rising fraud

Tuesday 10 August 2021 | 11:34 CET | News
The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) says its developing the cyber security regulations with technical support from Knowledge and the Lisa Thornton consultancy after a legal review of the Electronic and Cyber Security Act of 2016.  The country has seen a surge of the use of ICT, with over 36.5 percent of Malawian households and 43 percent of individuals owning a mobile phone. About 32 percent of individuals have access to digital financial services and 29.5 percent have a mobile money account.

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