Cybersecurity risks in social media: Remedies and solutions

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Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm (Nairobi time)


In the digital age, social media platforms have become integral parts of daily life, facilitating communication, networking, and information sharing on a global scale. However, alongside the benefits, these platforms also pose significant cybersecurity risks, ranging from privacy breaches and data theft to identity fraud and cyberbullying. To address these challenges effectively, it is crucial to raise awareness about cybersecurity risks in social media and explore practical remedies and solutions to safeguard individuals, businesses, and organisations.


  1. Raise awareness: Shed light on the various cybersecurity risks associated with social media usage and their potential consequences.
  2. Identify vulnerabilities: Discuss common vulnerabilities and loopholes in social media platforms that can be exploited by cybercriminals.
  3. Explore remedies: Examine effective strategies and best practices for mitigating cybersecurity risks in social media, including encryption, authentication measures, and privacy settings.
  4. Discuss solutions: Share insights into emerging technologies and tools designed to enhance cybersecurity in social media, such as AI-driven threat detection and incident response systems.
  5. Foster collaboration: Encourage collaboration and knowledge-sharing among cybersecurity professionals, social media users, and platform developers to collectively combat cybersecurity threats.

Key Topics:

  • Overview of cybersecurity risks in social media
  • Common threats and vulnerabilities
  • Best practices for securing social media accounts
  • Emerging technologies for cybersecurity in social media
  • Case studies and real-life examples
  • Regulatory framework and compliance
  • User education and awareness programmes

The webinar on ‘Cybersecurity Risks in Social Media: Remedies and Solutions’ aims to provide a comprehensive platform for discussing and addressing the evolving challenges posed by cyber threats in social media. By fostering collaboration and sharing expertise, we can work towards creating a safer and more secure online environment for all of us.

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