SECURITY

Chams urges insurers to embrace IT to grow business

Chams urges insurers to embrace IT to grow business

Indigenous IT firm Chams Plc has urged Chief Executive Officers of risk-bearing companies struggling to make appreciable inroads into the rural communities of Nigeria to look in the direction of deploying IT tools. Read More

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2nd Cyber conference set for October2nd Cyber conference set for October The African Cyber Risk Institute (ACRI) will host its 2nd Annual African Cyber Conference on Thursday ...
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Consumers suffering from ‘digital amnesia’Consumers suffering from ‘digital amnesia’ Kaspersky Lab says growing numbers of consumers struggle to recall memories trusted to connected devices.
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Information Security: The biggest barrier to the Internet of ThingsInformation Security: The biggest barrier to the Internet of Things Trust is critical for IoT to achieve its potential, especially in terms of its adoption by ...
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Wednesday 15 Jul

Kaspersky Lab, Gabonese Government to Cooperate on IT Security

GABON
Kaspersky Lab has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Agency of Digital Infrastructures and Frequencies (ANINF) in Libreville, Gabon. »
Friday 3 Jul

The importance of password security

KENYA
Many users assume their passwords are of no value to cyber criminals, says Kaspersky Lab.»
Thursday 2 Jul

Chams unveils ConfirmMe for ease of identity verification

NIGERIA
Chams Plc, Nigeria’s leading identity management firm, has unveiled identity verification software called ConfirmMe to the Nigerian public at the company’s headquarters in Lagos.»
Wednesday 1 Jul

CBN extends BVN enrolment

NIGERIA
The Central Bank of Nigeria has extended the timeline for the enrolment for the national Bank Verification Number (BVN).  »
Monday 29 Jun

Nigeria BVN deadline looms

NIGERIA
Bank customers in Nigeria are reported to be rushing to register for their biometric banking ID as the deadline for the BVNs looms.»
Monday 29 Jun

MTN Business expands partnership with Samsung to offer enterprise customers increased security

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced that MTN Business has been appointed as a reseller of Samsung’s KNOX licenses to its customers. »
Wednesday 17 Jun

Ghanaian to moderate Council of Europe Conference on Cybercrime

GHANA
A Ghanaian cyber security expert, Albert Antwi-Boasiako, has been selected by the Council of Europe to moderate a session at its Cooperation against Cybercrime - Octopus Conference in Strasbourg, France.»
Friday 12 Jun

Be on the lookout for new cyber threats, warns Kaspersky

KENYA
Kaspersky Lab has urged Kenyan companies to put the right security and strategies in place against cybercrime to avid losses and reputational damage. »
Wednesday 10 Jun

Threat of cyberattacks on the rise for African companies

Deloitte says cyber criminals are getting smarter and know no boundaries, so companies in Africa need to raise their preparedness.»
Tuesday 9 Jun

Kaspersky Lab, ISA combine efforts to protect critical infrastructure

Kaspersky Lab and the International Society of Automation (ISA) have launched a joint education initiative to raise awareness of industrial automation equipment operators about cyber threats. »
Tuesday 9 Jun

Morpho targets African growth

SOUTH AFRICA
Morpho, a leading supplier of biometric identification and security solutions, says it plans to aggressively capture the untapped markets in Africa.»
Thursday 14 May

Ransomware: don’t pay the cybercriminals

ESET offers tips on how keep PCs protected and avoid supporting cybercrime activities.»
Wednesday 13 May

Data breaches to cost $2.1 trillion by 2019

New research suggests that the rapid digitisation of consumers’ lives and enterprise records will increase the cost of data breaches to $2.1 trillion globally by 2019.»
Tuesday 12 May

Betting the farm on untested tech

While a plethora of new payment solutions are coming to market, businesses should be cautious about moving to new solutions just for the sake of it.»
Thursday 7 May

Mobile student ID system to authenticate over 2 million Nigerian students

NIGERIA
HID Global and Botosoft have built and delivered a system to help the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) register and authenticate Nigerian students.»
Tuesday 5 May

‘WD purple surveillance drives tackle security challenges’

NIGERIA
Western Digital has released one of its flagship products, purple surveillance storage drives (WD Purple), in Nigeria, saying the solution, designed for high definition (HD) surveillance, will help tackle insecurity.»

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COMPANY NEWS

MTN Business launches Supplier Development Programme in Mpumalanga

MTN Business has reaffirmed its commitment to develop small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within Nelspruit by extending its Supplier Development Programme (SDP) and Accelerator Programme (AP), the company’s enterprise ...