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3 04, 2019

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Africa needs to keep up

By | April 3rd, 2019|Conference|0 Comments

The world is on the verge of a major revolution; while developed countries are keeping pace with major technological advancement, developing countries, mostly in Africa, are still making efforts to industrialise their economies, trying to map their way out of the extractive sector. Nonetheless, not all is lost, given the fluid nature of technology; there [...]

3 04, 2019

The 4th Industrial Revolution in Africa – Opportunities and Challenges

By | April 3rd, 2019|Conference|0 Comments

Since the 18th century, industrial revolutions have fundamentally changed the economy, mankind’s relationship with nature, and everyday life. This process still lasts today, but now we can talk about the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Although technological achievements made throughout the centuries are regarded by most people as the means and signs of development, the complex process [...]

23 01, 2019

WEST AFRICAN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS HIT BY CYBER ATTACKS

By | January 23rd, 2019|Cyber Security|0 Comments

Symantec Threat Intelligence researchers have confirmed the suspicious attacks uncovered by Jighi as "real targeted attacks on banks and other financial institutions in several West Africa countries by cyber criminals " employing a range of commodity malware - readily available in cyber underground - and living off the land tools that allow them to hide [...]

19 11, 2018

FASTCash: How the Lazarus Group is Emptying Millions from ATMs

By | November 19th, 2018|Conference|0 Comments

Symantec uncovers tool used by Lazarus to carry out ATM attacks. On October 2, 2018, an alert was issued by US-CERT, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of the Treasury, and the FBI. According to this new alert, Hidden Cobra (the U.S. government’s code name for Lazarus) has been conducting “FASTCash” attacks stealing money [...]

2 10, 2018

Happy CyberSecurity Month!

By | October 2nd, 2018|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

CyberSecurity Month. This October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, is the time to focus raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. Cyber Security in 2018: The Transition It’s been a year of transition for cybersecurity professionals and attackers alike. As noted by Forbes, cybersecurity spending in the U.S. could reach $66 billion by the end of 2018. Globally, that [...]