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Global cybersecurity industry faces a workforce gap of 3.12 million

More than half of the world’s population is connected to the internet. Countless new companies pop up every day that use the power of the web to sell their goods and services. In response, cybercrime is also at an all-time…

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Just in: Sophos unveils “Xstream” version of XG Firewall

Global giant in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos (LSE: SOPH), today Wednesday introduced a new “Xstream” architecture for Sophos XG Firewall with high performance Transport Layer Security (TLS) traffic decryption capabilities. The new product eliminates significant security risk associated with encrypted network…


Minister restates Strengthening of Cybersecurity as NCC sets up CSIRT

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has reassured the commitment of the Federal Government in strengthening cybersecurity in the country. This is coming at a time the telecoms regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)…

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Kaspersky Lab now Kaspersky, with new focus on ‘Building a safer world’

Global Cybersecurity Company, Kaspersky Lab in the last more than 20 years, has been offering the best security solutions to customers in pursuit of its mission to save the world. However, as the world has become more digitized and globalized,…

Bank Directors’ Association of Nigeria, cybersecurity and future

Leading interest groups and opinion leaders in the nation’s financial circle have continued to rise up to the inevitable challenge of technology disruptions and join in the build up to safe digital banking revolution. The latest is the Bank Directors’…

CBN to introduce smarter guidelines on Cyber Security for Banks, PSPs

As part of caution ahead of fears of emerging sophistication in cyber attacks on global financial institutions, the Nigeria Central Bank (CBN) has announced the release of draft risk-based framework and guidelines on cyber security for deposit money banks and…

New CTO’s report on OTTs highlights innovation, tailored services

The findings of a study by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) show that majority of telecoms stakeholders recognize and appreciate the innovative nature of over-the-top services (OTTs) and do not want the services to be stifled as the segment offers…

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Systems upgrade may not address critical cyber-threats faced by banks’—Abodunrin

Indication has emerged that mitigating cyber-threats by upgrading banks’ cybersecurity system, may not completely address all the suspicious exposure they face, hence the need for cyber-insurance. Already, there is a growing interest by the Deposit Money Banks and fintechs in…


Kaspersky Lab boosts bug bounty program with new reward of $100,000

Leading cybersecurity group, Kaspersky Lab, in a move to deepen its ongoing Global Transparency Initiative (GTI), has flagged off the extension of its successful bug bounty program to include rewards of up to $100,000. The target amongst other, include driving…

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Kaspersky Lab unveils transparency initiative, 3 centres

Leading cybersecurity corporation, Kaspersky Lab, on Monday, announced the launch of its Global Transparency Initiative in line with its ongoing commitment to protecting customers from cyberthreats, regardless of their origin or purpose. The group said “With this Initiative, Kaspersky Lab…