AfricaHackon – Ghana Chapter Launched at MOBEX ‘17

The 3rd edition of the Africa Mobile Expo (MOBEX ‘17) which happened at Kempinski Hotel on the 16th and 17th October 2017 came with lots of amazing exhibitions from parts of Ghana and Africa as a whole.

In this number of exhibitors came AfricaHackon partnering with ISA and Netwatch Ghana, of which these 3 groups are Information Security training and awareness groups.

AfricaHackon which has been in existence in Kenya since 2013 is a yearly conference organized by Dr Bright Gameli Mawudor, PhD. Cybersecurity, to raise awareness on information security risks in our cyberspace, train the general public on how to protect themselves in the cyberspace, train upcoming youth in Cybersecurity and serve as an exhibition grounds for everyone who has Cybersecurity knowledge.

This program has gone far by training some of Africa’s best Cybersecurity practitioners worldwide and also help raise awareness to some risks.

The AfricaHackon team in collaboration with ISA and Netwatch Ghana, demonstrated some fascinating live hack awareness at the end of the Day one of the MOBEX 17 event. Some of these included mobile phone session theft, Wi-Fi sniff attack, rubber ducky attack among others.

After this, the team announced the launch of the Ghana Chapter of this movement and promised would soon make the public aware of how to be a member and and when the Ghana Version of the AfricaHackon would be happening next year.