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Cybersecurity, Scam & Cybercrime Awareness

What is Business Email Compromise (BEC)?

What is Business Email Compromise (BEC)?

28 October 2019

What is Business Email Compromise (BEC)?

Business email compromise (BEC) is a form of cyber crime in which the cybercriminal gains access to a corporate / business email account and (spoofs) the owner’s identity to defraud commercial, Government and non-profit organizations or its employees, customers or partners of money or steal sensitive information.

Two factor authentication 2fa

What is Two factor authentication (2FA)?

03 October 2019

Two-factor authentication (2FA), sometimes referred to as two-step verification or dual factor authentication, is a security process in which the user provides two different authentication factors to verify themselves to better protect both the user's credentials and the resources the user can access. 

Cyber security awareness tips for public institutions

Cyber Security Tips For Public Institutions

29 September 2019

The Network against Scams & Cyber Crime & Scam watch Nigeria's cyber security advice to help protect public institutions, and the technology they rely on.

Cyber criminals often target government institutions to gain access to sensitive Government information. The challenge for any agency is to identify threats and vulnerabilities, invest in risk mitigation and continually assess and improve cybersecurity efforts.

Cyber security awareness tips for Small Businesses

Cyber Security Tips For Small Businesses

29 September 2019

The Network against Scams & Cyber Crime & Scam watch Nigeria's cyber security advice to help protect small businesses, and the technology they rely on.

Fraudsters / Scammers & Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting small businesses. 

These cybersecurity tips for small businesses can be implemented to improve security, help prevent data and financial losses.

Cybersecurity awareness tips for parents & children

Cyber Security Tips For Parents & Children

28 September 2019

The Network against Scams & Cyber Crime & Scam watch Nigeria's cyber security advice to help protect you and your family, and the technology you rely on.

Cyber security is important because smartphones, computers and the internet are now such a fundamental part of modern life, that it's difficult to imagine how we'd function without them. From online banking and shopping, to email and social media, it's more important than ever to take steps that can prevent cyber criminals getting hold of our accounts, data, and devices. 

Provisions of the Cybercrime Act, 2015 - Unlawful Access to the Computer

Provisions of the Cybercrime Act, 2015 - Unlawful Access to the Computer

21 March 2019

Any person, who without authorization, intentionally accesses in whole or in part, a computer system or network for fraudulent purposes and obtain data that are vital to national security, commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term of not more than 5 years or to a fine of not more than N5, 000,000.00 or to both fine and imprisonment.

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