Nigeria, others face threats of cyber attacks
Check Point Software Technologies, a global provider of cybersecurity solutions, has revealed that African countries, Nigeria inclusive, are under heavy threat from cybercriminals.
Security expert urges proactive measure against cyber attacks
Cyber security expert has urged organizations susceptible to cyber attacks to adequately and proactively deploy solutions that will mitigate such incidences. Chuks Udensi, MD/CEO Infodata,Nigeria stated this at ‘the human point story: Reinventing Cybersecurity conference’ organized by Infodata and Forcepoint held in Lagos. He noted that the typical security challenges we have is that fraudsters…
Experts proffer ways to protect ICT users against cyber attacks
Information and communication technology [ICT] experts who spoke at the recently held Indo-Africa ICT Expo in Lagos, which was declared opened by Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication have proffered solutions to protect users of ICT products against cyber security attacks in the country. MD/CEO of Inlaks, Femi Adeoti was represented by the Executive Director,…
Dizengoff cautions against reactive measures in fight against cyber attacks
Against the backdrop of increasing high profile data breaches with increasing sophistication, businesses and organisations in the country have been cautioned against implementing reactive protective measures.
‘60% of Nigerian firms suffer cyber attacks’
Participants at the second edition of NaijaSecCon have been exposed to insights and discussions around malware analyses; cryptocurrency mining, USB forensics, digital forensics capabilities, programming and different topics around security.
Organisations should prepare against fifth generation cyber attacks, Voges warns
Andrew Voges is the Threat Prevention Sales Leader, Middle East and Africa at Check Point. He spoke with ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, on the latest trends in global cyberattacks, especially fifth-generation attacks. Excerpts… How will you describe the 2017, which saw increase in cyber attacks globally, Nigeria inclusive? The attacks were indeed massive. It however, varies from…
Digital Encode reels out strategies against cyber attacks
Digital Encode Limited, an information security management and assurance services company, has disclosed three defensive strategies that would...
U.N. scribe urges global rules for cyber warfare
Antonio Guterres, U.N. Secretary General has called for global rules to minimize the impact of electronic warfare on civilians as massive cyber attacks look likely to become the first salvoes in future wars.He stated this in a speech during a ceremony at Lisbon University where Guterres received his honoris causa degree.
Cyber attacks: NITDA wants MDAs, private sector to be vigilant, proactive
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), private sector and the public to be vigilant and proactive ahead of possible cyber-attacks in 2018.
Hackers gain entry into U.S., European energy sector, Symantec warns
Advanced hackers have targeted U.S. and European energy companies, in a cyber-espionage campaign that has in some cases successfully broken into the core-systems that control the companies’ operations, according to researchers at the security firm Symantec.