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16% of organizations consider supply chain a top security risk, shows Sophos Global Survey

IT NEWS NIGERIA:  Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced the findings of its global survey, The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity, which reveals IT managers are inundated with cyberattacks coming from all directions and are struggling to keep up due to a lack of security expertise, budget and up to date technology. The survey polled 3,100 IT decision ...

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Data Privacy Breach: Banks, Fintechs, Telcoms Under Investigation – NITDA

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Management of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) would like to bring to the notice of the general public of on-going investigation of alleged breach of the data privacy rights of Nigerians by some Data Controllers, according to statement signed by Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami Director General NITDA  It may be recalled that NITDA ...

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Customers Safety, Their Valuables Our Priority – Fidelity Bank

IT NEWS NIGERIA: *the bank says safety and protection of our customers and their valuables are of utmost importance Fidelity Bank said Thursday in a statement that its attention has been drawn to a video currently trending online showing a man stealing a bag from our branch in Admiralty Way, Lekki. This unfortunate incident occurred on Monday, July 08, 2019. ...

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African Telecoms Union, NCC, Others Join Forces To Fight Fake Devices

IT NEWS NIGERIA: The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in collaboration with the African Telecommunications Union (ATU), West African Telecommunications Regulatory Assembly (WATRA) and Mobile and Wireless Forum (MWF), is developing a framework for combating counterfeiting of ICT Devices in the African sub-region. Amina Shehu, Director Zonal Operations, NCC, revealed this at a Stakeholders Sensitization Programme held today at Bwari, Abuja, ...

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Misplace Your Identity Endanger Yourself Online – Telecoms Watchdog Warns Nigerians

IT NEWS NIGERIA: NCC says subscribers can protect themselves by using strong passwords, ignoring or deleting phishing messages, updating software of devices periodically, and managing social media privacy settings among others The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has advised telecom consumers to be careful about divulging sensitive or personal information on the Internet as they leverage emergent communication technologies. Ismail Adedigba, ...

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Nigeria Gets 112: Telecoms Regulator To Launch Emergency Communications Centres Nationwide

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Telecoms regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced Weekend it has concluded plans to launch a number of Emergency Communications Centres (ECC) across the country in line with global practices. This is part of its mandate to “Promote and enhance public safety through the use of a particular number which shall be designated as the Universal Safety ...

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Sophos Acquires Rook Security to Provide Managed Detection and Response

IT NEWS NIGERIA:  Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced that it has acquired Rook Security, a pioneer and leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. Rook Security provides a 24/7 team of cyberthreat hunters and incident response experts who monitor, hunt for, analyze and respond to security incidents for businesses of all sizes. The privately-owned company ...

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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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