Communication, Technology, and Cyber Crime in Sub-Saharan Africa
Dustin Bessette (National Graduate School of Quality Management, USA), Jane A. LeClair (National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College, USA), Randall E. Sylvertooth (National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College, USA) and Sharon L. Burton (Florida Institute of Technology, USA)
As a region that is rapidly developing its technology base, Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing many of the issues associated with the benefits of cyber technology as well as its many negative sides. This paper discusses mobile and internet technologies currently being utilized in Sub-Saharan Africa as well as some of the major cybersecurity concerns threatening networks in the region that are associated with the new economic growth on the African continent. Such topics will include a viable increased awareness of news, historical events, and recent gatherings of information on this main topic.
Bessette, D., LeClair, J. A., Sylvertooth, R. E., & Burton, S. L. (2015). Communication, Technology, and Cyber Crime in Sub-Saharan Africa. In M. Dawson, & M. Omar (Eds.)New Threats and Countermeasures in Digital Crime and Cyber Terrorism (pp. 286-297). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-8345-7.ch016