Cyber Security

Cyber Security

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 [...]

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 [...]

19 08, 2018

CIOs are at the corner of innovation and security, but is security their job?

By | August 19th, 2018|Cyber Security|0 Comments

In this day and age digital disruption is an ever-present occurrence in almost every sector, and it is this fact that earned some CIOs the title of Chief Innovation Officer’s. But with a massive focus on innovation some areas in business tend to suffer, and amongst the worst hit is security. “We can’t speak on [...]

28 06, 2017

Petya Ransomware Spreading Rapidly Worldwide, Just Like WannaCry

By | June 28th, 2017|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

Watch out, readers! It is ransomware, another WannaCry, another wide-spread attack. The WannaCry ransomware is not dead yet and another large scale ransomware attack is making chaos worldwide, shutting down computers at corporates, power supplies, and banks across Russia, Ukraine, Spain, France, UK, India, and Europe and demanding $300 in bitcoins. According to multiple sources, [...]

22 06, 2017

HOW AN ENTIRE NATION BECAME RUSSIA’S TEST LAB FOR CYBERWAR

By | June 22nd, 2017|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

The clocks read zero when the lights went out. It was a Saturday night last December, and Oleksii Yasinsky was sitting on the couch with his wife and teenage son in the living room of their Kiev apartment. The 40-year-old Ukrainian cybersecurity researcher and his family were an hour into Oliver Stone’s film Snowden when [...]