Weaponising cybersecurity and cybercrime legislations in an election season
The saying goes that ‘elections are not won on the social media timeline.’ However, there is a legitimate concern among political stakeholders...
Increasing oil production to push intelligent completion market to $2.16b
There are indications that the global intelligent completion market, currently standing at about $1.61billion, will hit $2.16billion by 2023, at an annual growth rate of 6.05 per cent. Intelligent completion is a process where permanent downhole sensors and surface-controlled downhole flow control valves are integrated to enable users monitor, evaluate, and actively manage production (or…
Security policy, human capacity hobble cybersecurity war
Cybersecurity experts have decried poor human capacity and pointed at the absence of national security policy as a major roadblock in the fight against cybercrime.
Danbatta urges investment in internet infrastructure for job creation
Professor Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has suggested massive investment in internet infrastructures...
Cybersecurity firm unveils certification for cloud environment
Petrovice Nigeria has introduced Certified PCI Cloud Security Assessor (CPCI CSA) a certification programme for cybersecurity in the cloud.This is based on meeting PCI DSS when using a cloud service provider recommendation by PCISS Council.
ESET takes IT security to universities, offers millions free subscription
The increasing usage of the internet is at an all-time high particularly among the academia ever since e-learning, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives and free Wi-Fi access on campuses sprung up into the education system.
US intel chiefs express doubts about Kaspersky security software
Top US intelligence chiefs on Thursday publicly expressed doubts about the global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs because of its roots in Russia.
Cyber-security report shows increase in threat to servers
Networking giant, Cisco, has advised governments and organisations on the need to demonstrate huge security capabilities, having discovered dramatic increase in spam volume as well as huge server vulnerabilities.