Kenya Chapter - Status Report For 2014

ORGANIZATION
This was the second year of operations for the Kenya Chapter.
 
Current chapter members:
Paula Musuva - Kigen (Researcher/Lecturer in Forensic IT at United States International University)
William Makatiani (CEO, Serianu Limited www.serianu.com)
Iptisam Hassan
Christian Mike Kisutsa
Kevin Kimani
Carol Muchai
 
DEPLOYMENTS
Projects we were involved in this year
 
1. Tespok network monitoring (ongoing)
In August 2013 we launched an initiative with the Telecommunications Service Providers Association of Kenya (TESPOK) called Cyber Usalama www.cyberusalama.co.ke. Members of the Kenya Honeynet Project have been active in analyzing feeds and publishing reports on cyber threats facing Kenya. The results of this analysis were used to publish the 2014 Kenya Cyber Security Report.
 
2. Dionaea Sensors x 3 in September 2014
 
3. MHN Honeypot x5 in December 2014
 
PAPERS, PRESENTATIONS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTS:
 
Paula Musuva-Kigen managed to attend the 2014 Annual Workshop held in May in Warsaw and this allowed more interaction with the global Honeynet project community.
 
1. Presented at the AfricaHackOn conference on 28th February 2014 on Botnets and Malware 
 
2. Presented at the 1st Annual Cybersecurity conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania organized by Codesoft on 27th and 28th March 2014. Presentation was on the need for Honeypots and Honeynet tools for research and investigating Insider threats, Malware Analysis, APT, Digital Forensics and Fraud investigations
 
3. Facilitated a training session at the Military school in Kenya on how to deploy and use Honeynet tools and Honeypots in June 2014
 
4. Published the 2014 Kenya Cyber Security Report in June 2014  based on the data gathered from honeynet sensors in collaboration with TESPOK (http://www.serianu.com/downloads/KenyaCyberSecurityReport2014.pdf)
 
5. Presented at the AITEC Banking and Mobile Money Conference in September 2014
 
GOALS
Our Goals for 2015 are:
1. Stabilize the Honeypot infrastructure and deploy more Honeypots and Honeynet tools
2. Create awareness and establish interest groups in different universities and with other interested researchers
3. Promote Forensic Challenges for students
4. Encourage members to participate in tool development and have students participate in GSOC
5. Present the Honeynet tools at more conferences and demostrate their use in order to encourage adoption

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