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Safer Internet: ITU unveils 2020 Guidelines on Child Online Protection

IT News Nigeria: The United Nations telecoms arm  today launched the 2020 Guidelines on Child Online Protection on how to develop a safe and empowering online environment for children and young people The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) today launched its new 2020 Guidelines on Child Online Protection (COP), a comprehensive set of recommendations for children, parents and educators, industry and ...

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Sophos unveils Advanced version of Endpoint Detection and Response

IT News Nigeria: *New Version of Sophos’ EDR Provides Industry’s First Solution Designed for Security Analysts and IT Administrators Now with Live Discover and Response CapabilitiesSophosLabs Research Finds Kingminer Botnet Now Using EternalBlue Exploit to Spread Malware; New Sophos EDR Custom-Built Query Engine Detects Indicators of Compromise OXFORD, U.K. – June 10, 2020 – Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has unveiled ...

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CWG Inks Strategic Partnership with Clari5 to help African Banks Combat Financial Crime in Real-Time

IT News Nigeria : Leading information technology company CWG, today announced that it has partnered with Banking Enterprise Financial Crime Risk Management products company Clari5 to jointly help African banks combat enterprise fraud and money laundering. Through this strategic partnership, CWG and Clari5 will provide solutions to African banks to counter enterprise-wide fraud and money laundering risk. Banks across Africa ...

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NITDA Alerts Nigerians on Fake COVID-19 Relief Disbursement Data Collection Form

IT News Nigeria: The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) wishes to draw the attention of the general public to yet another fraudulent online data collection form that is capitalizing on the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians. According to a statement signed by Head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations at NITDA, Mrs Hadiza Umar, the information being circulated which ...

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COVID-19 Fraud Alerts!: WEBSITE asking Nigerians to apply for FREE Internet bundle is FAKE – NCC

 IT News Nigeria: Apex telecoms watchdog, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) wishes to draw the attention of the Nigerian populace, especially telecoms consumers to the fraudulent message being spread on the Internet by a fraudulent website. According to a statement signed by Director, Public Affairs at NCC, Henry Nkemadu, the fake WEBSITE is asking Nigerian citizens to apply for a free ...

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COVID-19: Sophos offers five cybersecurity tips to remote workers

IT News Nigeria: Following the Federal and State Governments directives that businesses in Nigeria should adopt measures to curtail the spread of Coronavirus many if not most organisations have already crossed the “working from home”, or at least the “working while on the road” bridge. Therefore, the global concerns over the current coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, and the need to keep ...

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Fraud Alerts under Covid-19 pandemic: Websites Pledging Federal Government Grants Fake!

IT News Nigeria: The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said it is drawing the attention of the general public the existence of fraudulent and fake  websites trying to capitalize on the Covid-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians. A statement signed by Head, Corporate Affairs & External Relations, Mrs Hadiza Umar, Tuesday, on behalf of the Director General, NITDA, ...

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Combating Electronic Frauds: NCC’s Committee on e-Fraud Meets, Reviews Inputs from Sub-Committees

IT News Nigeria:  The 26-man Committee inaugurated by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on how relevant public and private organisations can collaborate to combat electronic frauds perpetrated through telecommunications platforms, have met for the second time after its inauguration. The Committee’s meeting which held at the Communications and Digital Economy Complex, Mbora District, ...

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Govt Security Target Delivered: NCC deactivates all improperly-registered SIM cards in Nigeria

IT News Nigeria: By this announcement, apex telecoms watchdog, NCC now implies that every SIM card in Nigeria is duly registered and linked to identifiable individual for the purpose of enhancing security “By our records, all improperly-registered Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards across Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in Nigeria have been completely deactivated,” the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the ...

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