Fear of data loss, legislation slow organisations cloud tech switch
The fear of data loss, security breaches, legislation, among other factors have been identified as primary concerns by organisations and government institutions on why they are reluctant to move to the Cloud. The queries raised by these organisations and government institutions include: Will Cloud put the data at risk? Isn’t on-premise more secure? How can the…
Cybercrime, e-fraud, major challenges facing telecommunication users, says NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has attributed cybercrime and e-fraud as one of the major challenges facing telecommunications users in the country.
Roles of Emergency Communications Centres in security management
Nigerian security issues are getting more complex despite the government’s efforts to end the various menace confronting the country.
Senate seeks action as Nigeria loses N250 billion to cybercrime
Disturbed by the N250 billion loss to cybercrime in 2017, the Senate yesterday urged the Federal Government to improve budgetary provisions for digital technology and cyber-dependence safety.
Internet fraud: One price of modernity
Modernity encompasses improved, innovative, and recent changes that occur in society, as opposed to technological atrophy.
Regulator canvasses synergy in curtailing financial fraud, cybercrime
The National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has called for synergy among stakeholders in the industry to curtail the rising cases of financial fraud and cybercrime in the country.
We arrested 263 cybercrime suspects in 2019, collating data on indicted Nigerians, says EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that it is still collating comprehensive data on Nigerians indicted in the recently-busted money laundering and cybercrime offences in the United States (U.S.).
Father, son in police net for cybercrime
Operatives of Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 19-year-old boy and his accomplice father for allegedly defrauding a businessman Ekemezie Obinna Emmanuel of the sum of N1.2milion through cyber-related fraud. Reports reveal the suspect identified as Emmanuel John Amadi met Ekemezie on facebook sometime in July 2019 having requested for friendship and the request was accepted following…
What every startup must know about tech policy in Nigeria
N48 million is a decent sum, in any currency. That was the price tag for NigeriaAir.ng, as stated by a business-savvy Nigerian who registered the domain name on July 18, 2018, a day after the national airline was unveiled.
HR, emerging lucrative target for cybercrime
Given the personal data it stores, Human Resource (HR) department of organisations is becoming a top target for hackers.The threat of a cyber-attack, scam or hack is not a new dangerous phenomenon to businesses; however, much like the work of a skilful pickpocket.....