Criminals now use public USB charging to juice jack phones - Experts
Cyber security experts have advised people to avoid using public charging stations because scammers are gaining access to download malware to phones, causing them to run slow or lose battery life more quickly.
NCC to foster robust cyber security to protect ICT networks
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is collaborating with key cyber security stakeholders to foster a robust cyber security environment for effective protection of the country’s information and communication infrastructure and networks.
Low prosecution of cyber -crime worries stakeholders
Cybersecurity experts have expressed worry on low level of successfully prosecuted cyber -crimes and reported cyber -crime incidents to the police in the country, saying that such situation will make it difficult to achieve success in the fight against cyber- attacks.
Stakeholders fret over rising DDoS as losses hit over $500b
Cyber Security experts have called for more third-party awareness and trainings to mitigate the rising menace of cyberattacks, adding that third parties in a network system are usually overlooked...
Implement cyber security measures, experts task lawyers
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.
Privacy, security raise viability concerns on cloud services in Nigeria
Cardinal issues of privacy and security are critical to data sovereignty and cloud service adoption in Nigeria, according to information and technology experts.
Stakeholders charge CBN, others on cyber-security standards
Worried by the rise in fraudulent activities, targeted especially at financial institutions, experts have charged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to uphold basic recommended cybersecurity standards and ensure compliance.
Hackers attack phone networks worldwide
Hackers targeted mobile phone networks around the world to snoop on specific users, according to a report by Cybereason, a US-Israeli security firm. The level of access they gained to the networks meant they could have shut them down had they wanted to. Cybereason concluded “with a high level of certainty” that the hackers were…
Experts harp on cyber security over rising threats
Experts have harped on the need for companies to be proactive in adopting efficient security measures in the face of rising cyber security threats.
‘Why young Nigerians should explore cyber security space’
Some cyber security experts and enthusiasts have urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to develop and harness cyber security talents, predicting that such talents will ultimately turn to revenue spinner for Nigeria in the near future. The experts, who made the call at this year’s NaijaSecCon 2019 Cybersecurity Conference in Lagos, noted that with the increase…
Concerns as cyber security vendors implement irrelevant solutions
Cyber security experts have expressed worries over the implementation of none impactful cyber security solutions to organisations which has resulted in increased loss of money and data by organisations, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt. Engr. Ike Nnamani, president, Demadiur Systems, publishers of Nigeria Cyber Security report hinted Nigeria CommunicationsWeek part of its company’s 2018 report which…