On the 23rd I will be on a panel alongside Theorose Elikplim Dzineku and Dorcus Kagoya to discuss SafeGuarding Uganda’s Digital Landscape. This 2023 Youth Internet Governance Forum comes in just after the launch of the Uganda Digital Transformation Roadmap.
Encryption is a means to an end which is Data Protection. Because of encryption, we are able to achieve privacy. It ensures that data is not stolen, changed, or compromised. Encryption ensures that our economy will continue to grow by helping to foster innovation, build consumers’ trust and confidence, and protect users’ personal data
Protecting data strengthens the digital economy by mitigating financial and legal risks, fostering trust between businesses and consumers, and promoting reliable and transparent economic ecosystems that uphold democratic values.
Phones and other digital devices can contain a great deal of personal information, including our current and previous locations, home addresses, information about our friends and family, records of our calls and texts, email messages, and web searches. Such information, in the wrong hands, can endanger Youth That’s why it’s important to have a strong passcode on your phone as well as a strong password on any cloud backup service such as an Apple iCloud or a Google account.