$97m lost to cybercrime as of August 2018 – Kwaku Kwarteng
November 26, 2018
Government has revealed it will launch a cybersecurity fund in 2019 to ensure there is enough funds to fight the menace.
This comes on the back of the rollout of the Cyber Security Guidelines for the financial sector by the Central Bank.
Statistics from the cybercrime unit of the CID revealed that the country has lost about 25milllion dollars in 2016 increasing to some 69 million dollars in 2017.
This was disclosed by the Deputy Finance Minister Kwaku Kwarteng at the Ghana Club 100 Awards.
He further revealed that as at August this year, the loss to cybercrime was as high as 97 million dollars.