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The Mak Financial Management System Developed By DICTS Commissioned.

  • Thursday, July 11, 2024

The Mak Financial System (Mak-FMS) that has been developed by DICTS was launched yesterday. (Mak-FMS) will enable the Makerere Finance Directorate and individual user units to efficiently manage…

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SCAMALERT: Beware of Mak Salary Structure And Increment For

  • Wednesday, March 27, 2024

By Arthur Moses Opio

To our staff members, Makerere University being a big brand, it is not immune to cyber scams like this one in the picture.


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Fake News - Tool For Weaponisation

  • Monday, March 18, 2024

By Arthur Moses Opio

Over time, big institutions like Makerere University have not been spared in regard to Fake News.

We have also found ourselves sharing content that we got on…

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NARO Benchmarks With DICTS-Mak

  • Monday, January 15, 2024

By Arthur Moses Opio

On the 12th of January, 2024, a significant stride towards IT excellence was achieved as the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), under the leadership…

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Introducing Makerere University Cybersecurity Toolkit

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2023

By Arthur Moses Opio and Gilbert Nsanzimana 

As Cybersecurity Awareness Month comes to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to share an important resource with you. In our…

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Protecting Your Digital World: Defending Against Malvertising

  • Monday, October 23, 2023

By Arthur Moses Opio

In today's digital age, where online advertising is ubiquitous, there exists a nefarious threat known as "malvertising." Malvertising refers to the malicious use of…

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Stay Cyber-Smart!

  • Thursday, October 5, 2023

By Arthur Moses Opio

October marks Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a time dedicated to reinforcing our commitment to safeguarding our digital assets and ensuring a secure online environment…

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Ensuring Cybersecurity through Migration: Windows Server 2012 End of Support

  • Friday, September 29, 2023

Picture from the web

By Arthur Moses Opio and Jimmy Matovu

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, maintaining current and secure software and infrastructure is paramount.…

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The Art and Science of Content Creation

  • Friday, September 29, 2023

Photo by ConvertKit on …

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Uncovering the Genuine Value of Social Media

  • Friday, September 29, 2023

Photo by Alexander Shatov on …

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