Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has warned that unless proactive steps are taken to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure and assets, Nigeria could be exposed to worse cyber attacks.
Cybercrime continues to evolve with new threats surfacing every year, hence, experts have stressed the need for organisations and businesses to create awareness on cybersecurity to minimise the risk.
25 Sep 2020
With a couple of weeks to the end of 2020, cases of cybercrime have increased, with Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya posting 28 million malware attacks in the first eight months of the year.
5 Jun 2020
As part of the new normal, organisations are encouraging their workers to work remotely even beyond the lockdown period; this comes with some security challenges
21 Feb 2020
Kenya and South Africa have been found to be more concerned about the risks posed by cybercrimes compared to Nigeria and other countries in Africa. Specifically, a report by KnowBe4African Report disclosed that of all the countries surveyed, 75 per cent of Kenyans, and 74 per cent South Africans were the most concerned about the risk…
14 Feb 2020
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it is planning new regulatory instruments for additional protection of the cyber space to prevent cyber attacks, and ensure safe networks for users without compromising national security.
9 Jan 2020
Nigerian banks were estimated to have spent about N200billion preventing various forms of cyber attacks on their operations in the country in 2019.
26 Nov 2019
Lawyers have been tasked to implement cyber security measures to protect client information as they are prone to cyber attacks. Experts said 71 percent of law firms in Nigeria have no form of cyber security protection in place, thereby exposing them to cyber attack.
18 Nov 2019
Legal practitioners and Information Communication Technology (ICT) experts have identified solutions to cyber attacks, fraud, identity theft, data protection and net neutrality.
17 Nov 2019
Legal practitioners and Information Communication Technology (ICT) experts have identified solutions, aimed at assisting government in the formulation of policies...
28 Oct 2019
Some 2,000 websites in Georgia, including those of the president, courts, and media came under a massive cyber attack on Monday, officials and media said.
30 Aug 2019
The President, Fintech Association of Nigeria, Dr Segun Aina, has stressed the need for organisations to up skill the capacity of their employees to identify and defend against cyber-attacks.