Leveraging multi-stakeholder benefits process to cybersecurity policy in Nigeria
Cybersecurity is a critical subject globally, in Nigeria the issue became important as Nigeria grappled with the scourge of cybercriminals popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo at the turn of the Millennium. While the innovations that birthed the likes of Facebook, Google, Apple, Huawei and other forms of innovative technology were being celebrated all over the world, Nigeria was grappling with managing its image. It appears many young people in Nigeria have sadly embraced the negative side of technology and are becoming renowned worldwide as cybercriminals.
BBBS, Barac partner on enterprise fraud & cybersecurity solutions
In a bid to provide real time monitoring and detecting of enterprise fraud and cyber-attacks, Best of Breed Business Solutions (BBBS) has partnered Barac in providing Barac solution to Nigerian Banks and telcos. Omar Yaacoubi, chief executive officer and co-founder, Barac, said at an event to unveil the solution to Nigerian banks in Lagos that…
Weaponising cybersecurity and cybercrime legislations in an election season
The saying goes that ‘elections are not won on the social media timeline.’ However, there is a legitimate concern among political stakeholders...
Increasing oil production to push intelligent completion market to $2.16b
There are indications that the global intelligent completion market, currently standing at about $1.61billion, will hit $2.16billion by 2023, at an annual growth rate of 6.05 per cent. Intelligent completion is a process where permanent downhole sensors and surface-controlled downhole flow control valves are integrated to enable users monitor, evaluate, and actively manage production (or…
Security policy, human capacity hobble cybersecurity war
Cybersecurity experts have decried poor human capacity and pointed at the absence of national security policy as a major roadblock in the fight against cybercrime.
Danbatta urges investment in internet infrastructure for job creation
Professor Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has suggested massive investment in internet infrastructures...
Cybersecurity firm unveils certification for cloud environment
Petrovice Nigeria has introduced Certified PCI Cloud Security Assessor (CPCI CSA) a certification programme for cybersecurity in the cloud.This is based on meeting PCI DSS when using a cloud service provider recommendation by PCISS Council.
ESET takes IT security to universities, offers millions free subscription
The increasing usage of the internet is at an all-time high particularly among the academia ever since e-learning, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives and free Wi-Fi access on campuses sprung up into the education system.