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FRSC Commends Glo  For Supporting Road Safety In Nigeria

    IT NEWS NIGERIA: More laurel came the way of Nigeria’s fully integrated telecommunications network, Globacom on Monday night as the company was given an award of recognition for its silent contributions to road safety in the country over the years.   The award of recognition was formally presented to Globacom at a high profile dinner marking the climax of the ...

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CECAD Make Case For  Child Online Protection Law

CECAD Make Case For  Child Online Protection Law as Nigeria joins the globe to mark World Safer Internet Day 2018 IT NEWS NIGERIA: President of the Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development (CECAD) has yesterday made case for Child Online Protection Law in Nigeria. Dr. Bayero Agabi said this   during his opening remarks at a forum to mark World Safer ...

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World Safer Internet Day 2018: NCC, NiRA, CECAD Lead Campaign For Risks Awareness In Cyberspace

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), in partnership with Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development (CECAD) and Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), today led campaign for crime free internet in Nigeria to mark World Safer Internet Day 2018. Speaking in Lagos, Executive Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta said the Commission will continue to ...

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ATCON Set To Host International Cyber Security Workshop In March

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) is in partnership with Koenig Solutions Limited India -the authorized training partners of Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, VMware, Red Hat, Adobe, Check Point, Novell, CompTIA, EC-Council, Zend, PRINCE2 (APMG), Symantec, Citrix, LPI & CWNP- and other international network security experts is pleased to announce its plan to hold a 3-day ...

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NITDA Outlines Precautions Against Potential Cyber Attacks In 2018

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The management of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) would like to bring to the attention of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), other government establishments, the organised private sector and the general public of potential cyber-attacks likely to be experienced this year as well as the precautionary measures to be taken. A statement signed by Dr ...

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NCC Holds Workshop On Electronic Banking Fraud In Port Harcourt

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Nigerian Communications Commission yesterday hosted a broad spectrum of stakeholders at a workshop – the Third Industry Working Group on Forum on Electronic Banking Fraud in Nigeria – at the Nigerian Bar Association House in Port Harcourt.   Dr. Fidelia Onah, NCC’s Director of Technical Standards and Network Integrity (TSNI), who represented Ubale Maska, NCC’s Executive ...

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NCC, ITU To Set Up Africa Regional Cybersecurity Centre In Abuja

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Executivre Vice Chairman (EVC) of Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has revealed that, the nation through the agency, is partnering with International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to set up Africa Regional Cybersecurity Center (RCC) in Abuja.   Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta said yesterday at the Opening ceremony of the week-long 27th session of AFINIC meeting themed “Taking the African ...

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Banks Lose N237bn To Fraudsters Since 2007

… As experts seek improved e-channels security   CONTRIBUTED:   Fraudsters, especially through the electronic payment channels have stolen about N237 billion since 2007 from Nigerian banks. This was made known on Monday by the Country Manager, Accenture, Niyi Yusuf, who declared that the e-payment sector was at the risk of huge losses. Yusuf spoke as one of the lead ...

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ESET Launches Enhanced Consumer Products Portfolio Offering Highest Levels of Protection

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has today launched its latest range of products for everyday consumers, designed to protect against the ever-expanding threats from the internet including data theft, malware and viruses.   With ransomware, malware attacks and cyber-threats becoming increasingly sophisticated and harmful, it is vital that consumers take appropriate steps to protect themselves ...

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NSA, CBN, Adeosun, Others To Brainstorm At National ICT- Cyber Security Conference

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Organizers of National ICT-Cyber Security Conference have announced that the Office of the National Security Adviser, Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele and more organizations have expressed interest and confirm participation in the forth coming event, according to a statement. It added that the event which is an ...

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