Ghana is positioned ninth out of 11 nations in Sub Sahara Africa that are powerless against cyber security, as indicated by the World Bank.
South Africa is positioned as the nation in Sub Saharan Africa with the most noteworthy cyber security defenselessness.
It is trailed by Kenya and Nigeria in second and third spot separately.
Botswana, Zimbabwe, Djibouti, Egypt and Tanzania set fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth separately.
Uganda, DR Congo and Ethiopia followed Ghana in tenth, eleventh and twelfth separately.
In an investigation of Covid-19 Pandemic: Upsides for Accelerating Demand For Digital Services In Africa, appraisals office, Fitch said there is expanded innovation for wellbeing of administrations, yet information security stays a hazard
As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads, more governments may hope to gather and store versatile clients’ information to expand the pace of analysis. In any case, the lack of sufficient, secure IT foundation implies that numerous nations will be progressively helpless against information robbery and potential cybercrimes, it said.
“The spread of the pandemic will likewise observe telecare and hence become an expanding need for governments in the locale. Because of constrained and less created foundation in developing markets, telecare administrations are not conveyed through cutting edge portable broadband gauges like 4G and 5G, however influence more seasoned correspondence innovations, for example, versatile informing (SMS), which depend on less intricate systems and have a more extensive reach”, it clarified.
For instance, in South Africa, the controller has trained the entirety of the nation’s versatile system administrators to send their supporters two Covid-19-related educational instant messages every day.
Further on, the appraisals organization said “We expect the take-up of essentially portable administrations in Africa to generally remain moderately protected from the effect of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. Be that as it may, the monetary effects of the infection may burden some of players’ methodologies to send propelled versatile administrations, constraining them to rather concentrate on the arrangement of fundamental system framework and administrations over the coming quarters.”