The more we use the Internet and the ever evolving digital technologies, the more risks and threats we expose ourselves to. There are a number of (potential) adversaries who have everything to gain from getting their hands on our personal data: companies, governments, criminals and opportunistic people. This guide is intended to help the ordinary everyday technology user to safely navigate the digital space and protect themselves from common digital threats both online.
The reality is, there have so far been no measures that have successfully prevented errant governments from executing mass web blockades. After close to three months without Internet access, last week the Anglophone regions of Cameroon finally saw the lifting of an Internet ban that was imposed in January in response to anti-government protests in that country. It is estimated that Cameroon realised close to US $5 million in economic loses attributable to.