ICT experts decry dearth of cyber security personnel

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) experts have decried the dearth of cyber security personnel in Nigeria and warned that the economy is at higher risk of being a target of cyber-attacks, especially the oil sector and banking industry. The experts noted that only 1,800 certified cyber personnel are available, which according to them, is grossly […]

‘Nigeria’s downstream digitization elusive despite huge benefits’

Stakeholders have expressed concerned over the low introduction of digital technologies in Nigeria’s downstream petroleum industry value chain operations. They insisted that despite the huge benefits and positive changes the initiative had brought to the sector across the world, the country lagged far behind. Indeed, downstream operations, including refining of petroleum crude oil, and the […]

Call masking, SIM-boxing endanger national security

Although there have been sanctions against telecommunications operators involved in call masking, SIM-Boxing and related fraud, the menace still persists. About this time last year, The Guardian exclusively brought the issue to light. This spurred the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to carry out some investigations, leading to the sanctioning and suspension of some operators earlier […]