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FG: Why Tech skills are critical to drive Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills as critical needs for any national development to take place in Nigeria. Nigeria’s President Muhamadu Buhari has acknowledged the crucial role technology play in the development of the various sectors of the nation’s economy underscoring the urgent need to invest in technological innovations to drive sustainable economic growth is non-negotiable. According to the President “my administration will

Securing All Your Social Media Accounts

Social media: growth is vast, and its power is unstoppable for the time being. For most people, social media has become a part of their daily life and a place where they can boost their confidence or gain new friends by sharing their accomplishments, adventures, experiences or just any of their unforgettable moments. Almost all today has their own social media account, from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Gmail and such, we

Nigerian Police Fight Cybercrime With International Co-operations

In our fast paced world of social media and increased connectivity, the necessity for cyber security cannot be overemphasized. Speaking at the Interpol Cybercrime Training for Practitioner Investigators from African Countries held in Abuja, Hyacinth Dagala, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), dwelt on the need to have investigators equipped with the requisite skills to combat cybercrime. Matching words with action, the police have made notable steps by setting up

Download #CyberSecurity Terminology Booklet

Sometimes information security can be confusing. Even some of the terms themselves can easily be misunderstood. To help, we have created a list of the most commonly used information security awareness terms and what they mean in simple English. Scott Schober, BVS CEO & Cyber Security Expert, has assembled a list of common cyber security terms.  which NexxyTech took a step further in breaking down the Terms into a more

Protect Yourself From Social Media Scams

In addition to protecting yourself against hackers, however, you need to guard against scammers who target social media users. Here are eight ways to avoid scams on social media: 1. Watch out for scam giveaways, contests, and surveys. Criminals sometimes offer “free gift cards” or “amazing discount coupons” under the guise of bringing business to a particular venue, or offer some reward in exchange for completing a survey. These are scams

HACKISM: How Attackers Gain Access to WordPress Sites

In today’s post we dive into some very interesting data we gathered a couple of weeks ago in a survey, letting the facts tell us what matters most. The question we asked in the survey was: If you know how your site was compromised please describe how the attackers gained access. The answers were free form text, so we manually categorized the answers. If the respondent expressed any doubt in