ZeroFOX says poor communication hampers cyber security efforts
Today’s constantly-evolving threat landscape is creating new and unexpected challenges for even the most seasoned cybersecurity professionals. Increasingly sophisticated and complex threats, together with adversaries who are more cunning and determined than ever, are making staying ahead of new attack vectors a daunting prospect for businesses of every size and type. “While it is extremely…
Experts task firms on cyber security amid rising digital risks
Stakeholders in the insurance industry and Information Technology (IT) have stressed the need for organisations to take preventive measures against the risks posed by cyber-attacks and fraud to safeguard businesses during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
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…