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8 Oct
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has inaugurated a response facility aimed at addressing incidences of cybercrimes, protecting telecoms infrastructure
15 Sep
About 66 per cent of Nigerian firms have reported an increase in phishing attacks since the pandemic started.
14 Sep
The National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), has convened the 7th Meeting of the Cybercrime Advisory Council. The Council, in pursuant to its mandate under the Cybercrime Act 2015, discussed the modalities for the implementation of the new National Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy (NCPS) 2021. ONSA Head, Strategic Communication, Zakari Usman who disclosed…
9 Jul
Nigeria has ranked 47th on the global cybersecurity index (GCI) 2020. This is even as the global telecoms body ranked Mauritius, Tanzania and Ghana respectively, ahead of Nigeria, in countries in Africa, tackling cybercrimes headlong.
10 Jun
Latest findings by Sophos, a global cybersecurity firm has revealed a rise in security skills in Nigeria.
13 May
Nigeria is to benefit from United Kingdom’s £22 million new investment to build cybersecurity resilience in developing countries globally, particularly Africa and Indo-Pacific.
9 May
The largest fuel pipeline system in the United States was forced to shut down its entire network after a ransomware attack, the operating company said in a statement Saturday.
27 Apr
Networks should be segmented and components hardened. Disaster recovery, business continuity, and data recovery plans should be in place and tested periodically.
26 Apr
The arrival of COVID-19 in 2020 forced people’s lives to move online, both at work and in person, and digital transformation accelerated. Technology helped to maintain social and emotional well-being and helped many organisations stay afloat.
17 Mar
The Abel Prize, which honours achievements in mathematics, was awarded Wednesday to Hungarian Laszlo Lovasz and Israeli Avi Wigderson for their contributions to computer security, the Norwegian Academy of Science said.
27 Jan
A Non-governmental organization in the information security ecosystem in Nigeria, CyberSafe Foundation and its partners – Foreign Common Wealth & Development Office (FCDO)
9 Dec 2020
Ships that fail to comply with cybersecurity code of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) may face detention from January 1, 2021. This comes as the IMO identified the management of cybersecurity as a key aspect of safety as technology becomes essential in ship operations.

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