African Society for Cyber security Awareness
African Society for Cyber Security Awareness (ASCSA) is a well-recognised and registered ‘non-proﬁt organisation (NPO) with a single mission of spreading awareness campaigns and programs to help inform and educate all digital citizens across the African continent , woman and children in particular , on staying safe and secure online. Our focus is on building strong public/private partnerships to create and implement broad-reaching education and awareness efforts to empower users at home, work and school with the information they need to keep themselves, their organizations, their systems and their sensitive information safe and secure online and encourage a culture of staying safe online.
We are a non-profit organisation which works to make the online world safer for children, women and their families. Through research, resources, events and special projects, African Society for Cyber security awareness (ASCSA) promotes a culture of responsibility online and encourages a sense of digital citizenship for all.
Our focus is to provide children, youth and woman with critical life-saving tools on how to navigate cyberspace without falling victim to child predators and exploiters. This includes, but not limited to, child protection and internet safety, cyber security awareness and education, identify human trafficking methods that have been enabled via technology, and establishing strategic partnerships with other organisations to identify key technological and human indicators that lead to exploitation.
African Society for Cyber security Awareness aims to be inclusive, transparent and non-partisan in all that we do. We believe in a bottom-up, multi-stakeholder approach that is evidence-based and empowering. While acknowledging the many and varied risks and threats online, ASCSA also promotes the positive and enriching use of digital technology in all its forms.