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17 May

On 10th May 2018, the Outgoing Director, for ICT Support (DICTs) Eng. Frank Kitumba handed over office to the appointed Acting Director Mr. Mugabi Samuel Paul.The handover ceremony took place at the...

03 Apr

Dear staff and StudentsDICTS has severally advised Mak-ICT users on various end-user security best practices, however not much has been shared on web-browser security. We all use web-browers to...

05 Mar

Dear Staff and studentsCyber-criminals are using social media and social engineering to dupe victims into downloading Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) spyware disguised as the Kik messenger app (...

27 Feb

Dear Staff and studentsYesterday, the Directorate for ICT Support(DICTS) held a successful workshop on Social Media for Higher Education at the main building. The key points of discussion at the...

16 Aug

Dear freshers,I take this opportunity to welcome you to Makerere University and also congratulate you upon admission to a premier University in Africa. The Directorate for ICT Support (DICTS),...

02 Aug

In our always-on society we generate a lot of data, with some estimates suggesting 28,875 GB per second. With this massive trove of data we divulge a huge amount of personal information. From our...

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