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Cyber Defence East Africa Summit 2015 conference report

Cyber Defence East Africa Summit 2015 was the 3rd annual business focused multi-stakeholder knowledge sharing and networking platform, organised on 11 - 13 August,  2015 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania by Norway Registers Development East Africa (NRD EA) Ltd in collaboration with Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA). The conference, themed "Cyber Security Strategy to Protect an Interconnected World", brought together the Government, the ICT Industry and Academia in efforts to create a better and more secure digital environment for the states, governments, businesses and citizens.

During the Summit, international cybersecurity experts, thought-leaders, policy-makers, and technology vendors shared their views on current cyber security landscape and trends. Some of their observations and suggestions are highlighted in the conference report. We hope that you find it relevant to you and to your organisation and that you enjoy reading it.


Any feedback or questions that you may have for us are welcome - we are always looking for ways to improve the Cyber Defence conference experience, make it more valuable and engaging. Please feel free to engage in a discussion with us by sending an email to or follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to get updates on our future initiatives.


Cyber Defence East Africa Summit 2015 conference organisers are grateful to the Government of United Republic of Tanzania, esteemed Sponsors, Partners, Distinguished guests and all participants for making this event possible and for contributing to cyber security awareness in Tanzania.

Let us work on securing digital environment together!

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