[ISN] Forensics lab for computer crime opened in Kampala

http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Forensics-lab-for-computer-crime-opened-in-Kampala/-/688334/1716526/-/1590cm1z/-/index.html By Stephen Otage Daily Monitor March 11, 2013 With computer aided theft now becoming rampant in the country, a private hacking forensics consulting company has opened a laboratory to train Ugandans in cyber security. According to Mr Mustapha Mugisa, one of the consultants at Summit Consulting, their forensics laboratory will give Ugandans world class specialised training that otherwise would have required them to go and get it from the US. They have partnered with the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants, the owners and creators of the famous Certified Ethical hacker and Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator. This follows reports that there is still very little knowledge about computer security among computer users in Uganda, a loophole hackers have taken advantage of to hack into government websites, data bases, banks, mobile telecommunication companies as well as individuals to steal vital information that has led to theft of colossal sums of money. […] ______________________________________________ Attend #HITB2013AMS April 8th – 11th in Amsterdam. Featuring over 42 international speakers and keynotes by Bob Lord and Edward Schwartz http://conference.hitb.org