The global oil and gas sector, last year, recorded about 32 cybersecurity attacks, a report published by an organisation, Tenable, has revealed. Among the 29 industries reported during the report, the oil sector falls to number 10 industry that remains highly vulnerable to cybersecurity threats.
The Federal Government blocked over 200 cyber attacks during the just concluded presidential and the National Assembly Elections. Managing Director of Galaxy Backbone (GBB), Prof. Muhammad Abubakar, who disclosed this at the opening session of a two-day Ministerial training for GBB Board members...
The Lead Researcher on the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), research on Cybersecurity for Development in the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR), Dr. Jimson Olufuye, has urged African governments to enact laws requiring disclosure of cyber-attacks and losses in corporate entities and individuals. While making the presentation of outcome of the research during the…
15 Sep 2022
While attacks vary from country to country, an American technology firm, Google, nevertheless, has warned that the telecommunications sector, media and non-governmental organisations,
8 Jun 2022
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has alerted Nigerians and ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to a possible rise in cyber-attacks in the country following the ongoing...
25 Feb 2022
While analysing the threat landscape of African countries, Kaspersky experts saw a steady decline in attacks on mobile devices in the region, as cybercriminals consolidated their efforts
16 Feb 2022
ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, in this copy, writes on the persistent threat to Nigeria’s cyberspace as criminals continue to unleash various cyber attacks
13 Jan 2022
Organisations in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and other parts of Africa recorded the highest volume of cyberattacks in 2021, with an average of 1,615 weekly breaches.
29 Sep 2021
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.
9 Jun 2021
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