The role of insurance in cybersecurity risk management: trends and best practices in an African context. 

July 04, 2023

Africa is the world’s second-largest continent in terms of geographic area and population and has in recent years emerged as a fast-growing digital giant thanks to a young population.

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns imposed across the continent resulted in a surge in remote connectivity services as organizations in Africa rapidly built and continue building infrastructure and services to ensure business continuity. At the same time, internet penetration and smartphone access accelerated the adoption of digital technologies. This increase in the level of digital growth however comes with a potent increase in the level of cybercrime necessitating cybersecurity.