Nigerian Federal Government Websites Inactive Despite Gulping N20BN- DailyTrust

Many federal ministries and agencies (MDAs) lack active websites despite spending billions of naira on information technology last year. Daily Trust investigations show that two key agencies under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology are absent online. One of them is the National Space Research Development Agency (NASDRA), which is responsible for Nigeria’s space programme and policy development of space science and technology. Another key agency absent online is

How to Avoid Home Automation Hackers

Home automation tools can lower your utility bills and make day to day activities more convenient. However, there are reasons to fear that they can endanger your privacy and even your safety. The device that handily locks your doors remotely when you forget can also be used to unlock them. A gadget with a camera can give unsavoury strangers information about when you are home. An item that stores your credit

Keeping Kids Safe from Identity Theft

Your kids may not be able to do much with their social security numbers, but cyber criminals can! Identity thieves can apply for credit cards, housing, government benefits, and more if they can get their hands on a child’s information. Each year, about 1.3 million kids have their identity stolen. It’s easy for these crimes to go unnoticed too until a child turns 16 or 18. So what can you do,

Tax Identity Theft: Safety Tips

Tax Identity Theft Tax identity theft occurs when a perpetrator uses someone else’s Social Security Number (SSN) to file a felony tax return to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to receive a tax refund. This type of crime is also known as stolen refund fraud. Other varieties of tax identity theft include falsely claiming dependents, using a deceased person’s taxpayer information, or earning wages under another person’s SSN. Tax identity

DOWNLOAD: Malware Trend Report H2 2017

About the OIC-CERT Malware Trend Report H2-2017 The OIC-CERT Malware Trend Report H2-2017 is the 3rd of its kind covering malware trends for the 2nd half of 2017. This is an outcome of the Malware Research and Coordination Facility project which is a collaborative effort from the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT), the Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) and other organisations of

How the Internet of Things is Changing the Future of the Supply Chain (Infographic)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, or people provided with unique-identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. According to a report from Gartner, he predicts that in 2020, more than 50% of significant businesses processes will incorporate some form of the Internet of Things (IoT). Supply Chain Management has the