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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 Attains Record Advanced Endpoint Protection 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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Nigeria’s ‘NaijaSecForce’ To Represent Africa At Global Cyberlympics

IT NEWS NIGERIA:   Two Nigerian teams of cyber security professionals from a group called the “NaijaSecForce” have emerged the African Champions in Global Cyberlympics – the Olympics for cybersecurity professionals and ethical hackers around the world.   Two distinct Nigerian teams, NaijaSecForce and Ek0pwn3rs came first and second respectively and they are to represent Nigeria and Africa at the ...

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Warning Signs for Investors: Cybercrime costs to hit $2 trillion by 2019

*Why Nigeria is vulnerable Isaiah Onwuanumba: Global cybercrime costs are now projected at $2 trillion by 2019 and investors across the world would loss several billions of dollars to cyberattacks, and is a concern for Nigeria and other African countries that are most vulnerable online, according to Report. CNBC and Forbes stateed that massive cyberattacks could cost worldwide IT companies ...

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Lagos To Launch 2017 Nigeria Cyber Security Report

Lagos set to host stakeholders for the launch of 2017 Nigeria Cyber Security Report on June 4th   IT NEWS NIGERIA: The city of Lagos, South-West Nigeria is set to host stakeholders drawn from banking, telecomms and other sectors of the Nigerian economy to the launch of the 2017 Nigeria Cyber Security Report. The launch, which will be held at ...

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Federal Defence Space Administration, NCC Seek Technical, Research Partnership

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced that it has received a delegation from the National Federal Defence Space Administration in Abuja. Director Spectrum Administration NCC, Engineer Austin Nwaulune received the team on behalf of the EVC/CEO of NCC, Professor U.G Danbatta on May 10, 2018. Major General EG Whyte, Chief of Defence Space Administration of the Federal ...

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