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Greenhouse Carbon Audit: V4 Advisors Certifies Zenith Bank Of Nigeria

IT NEWS NIGERIA: *Zenith Bank achieves feat of first nigerian bank to consecutively audit its greenhouse gas (carbon) emissions and be certified compliant using internationally recognized “GHG Protocol” Zenith Bank Plc was presented with a Certificate for Greenhouse Gas Auditing by V4 Advisors after a successful completion of the Bank’s Greenhouse Gas Audit for the 2018 Financial Year. The presentation ...

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NaijaSecCon is back; takes on major role of maturing Nigerian Information Security Space

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The NaijaSecCon Cybersecurity Conference, the largest annual technical Cyber-Security Conference in Nigeria and Africa is back in Lagos. This time, it is taking on the role of maturing the Nigerian information security space. For a third year on, NaijaSecCon has ruled the waves of cyber security discussions within the Nigerian cyberspace, a worthwhile achievement seen as a ...

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Sophos Global Report exposes How Cyberattacks On Cloud Honeypots Occurs Within Seconds

IT NEWS NIGERIA: ·         Sophos study of 10 cloud server honeypots placed worldwide reveals the need for visibility and security to protect what businesses put into hybrid and all-cloud platforms Key Report Findings: ·         Cloud server honeypots across 10 global locations attacked within 40 minutes, on average ·         Cloud servers were subjected to 13 attempted attacks per minute, per honeypot, on average ·         More ...

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Fidelity Bank Chairman Seeks Greater Board Participation In cybersecurity

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Against the backdrop of high-profile and sophisticated online attacks on large commercial banks, Directors of listed and private companies in the country have been advised to take active roles in their respective organisation’s cybersecurity framework and operations. The Chairman, Board of Directors of Fidelity Bank Plc, Ernest Ebi, gave the counsel at the 2019 Bank Directors’ Association ...

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Why Most Businesses Struggle with Adequate Data Protection Worldwide – New Dell EMC Research

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The number of businesses unable to recover data after an incident nearly doubled from 2016, according to the Global Data Protection Index surveying 2,200 IT decision makers from 18 countries Dell EMC announces the results of the third Global Data Protection Index revealing an explosive growth rate of data of 569 percent and an impressive jump in data protection “adopters” ...

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Sophos Intercept X achieves highest security effectiveness score in NSS Labs AEP group Test

IT NEWS NIGERIA: *Sophos Intercept X achieves highest scores in NSS Labs 2019 advanced endpoint protection (AEP) group test Sophos a global leader in network and endpoint security, announced that its next- gen endpoint solution, Sophos Intercept X, was recognized for having the highest security effectiveness and the most efficient TCO (total cost of ownership) of the 19 endpoint security products tested ...

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#737Max Safety: How US’s FAA Allowed Boeing Certify Self

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Report has it that FAA allowed Boeing to carry out its own flawed safety analysis of the calamitous 737 MAX to hurry the “coffin on air” into the aviation market ahead of Airbus’ A320neo, a classic case of  #Profitbeforelife The troublesome autopilot feature believed to be behind two crashes of Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 airplane met all ...

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Improve Security Posture With Deep Learning Enabled Endpoint Detection And Response

JIMI FALAIYE Cybercrime is big business and hackers are continually looking for new attack vectors. SophosLabs team see 400,000 new malicious samples every day; this does not mean 400,000 programmers writing code. It means heavily automated systems. The result is bespoke malware – a virus written just for you. With that reality, the best line of defense is to use ...

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Sophos Adds Endpoint Detection and response to Intercept X Advanced

*New Threat Investigation and Response Capabilities with Deep Learning File Analysis and On-Demand Access to SophosLabs Intelligence Database   IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, today launched the latest addition to its endpoint solution portfolio, Intercept X with EDR. Powered by Sophos’ deep learning neural network, which is trained on hundreds of millions of samples ...

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Facebook Launches Third Party Fact Checking Program In Nigeria

*Appoints two partners   IT NEWS NIGERIA: Facebook Inc. has Tuesday announced the launch of Third-Party Fact-Checking Program in Nigeria, a move aimed at helping combat false news from spreading on Facebook. Speaking in Lagos, Facebook’s Public Lead, Anglophone West Africa at , Akua Gyekye said the Third-Party Fact-Checking helps one assess the accuracy of news in Nigeria which in ...

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