Tag: Cyber Security

The Sherrif Security Indicator

The Sherrif Security Indicator

As an Information Security Professional, I have taken a keen interest and followed closely the global reports of the Unisys Security Index (USI), for [...]
Social Engineering; The Greatest Catalyst for Successful Cyber Attacks

Social Engineering; The Greatest Catalyst for Successful Cyber Attacks

Social Engineering (SE) is the process of deceiving an individual or a group of people to take a certain action(s) or disclose sensitive information i [...]
The CIO Diaries: Selecting the right combination of cyber-security products

The CIO Diaries: Selecting the right combination of cyber-security products

After months of budget negotiations, you finally have management/board approval and a budget has been allocated to you. Now you are thinking of optimi [...]
Scam-baiting Case study: The Scammer in the refugee camp (Part 2)

Scam-baiting Case study: The Scammer in the refugee camp (Part 2)

At the end of Part 1, the bank requested for authentic documents. I contacted Wendy and she sent me the first three documents (Deposit Certificate, D [...]
Outbreak of Coronavirus – a threat to Cybersecurity

Outbreak of Coronavirus – a threat to Cybersecurity

Verify every information source. There is currently an overload of digitized information on COVID-19 outbreak purporting to be genuine and credible, a [...]
Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) Organizes Data Science and Cyber Security Workshop

Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) Organizes Data Science and Cyber Security Workshop

The workshop had three resource persons, who gave real life scenarios in their various fields of expertise, bringing the narrative to the barest under [...]
HP Partners with ExpressVPN to protect laptop users from unsecured Wi-Fi networks

HP Partners with ExpressVPN to protect laptop users from unsecured Wi-Fi networks

Technology is evolving really fast that noticing the ‘Next Big Thing’ can feel overwhelming. Just to refresh your memory, emerging technologies are t [...]
BEC/EAC: The Rapidly Evolving Cyber Crime

BEC/EAC: The Rapidly Evolving Cyber Crime

Business Email Compromise / Email Account Compromise (BEC/EAC) is a rapidly evolving internet fraud that targets both businesses and the general publi [...]
Cyber Security in Ghana: Talk or Action?

Cyber Security in Ghana: Talk or Action?

According to the Cybercrime Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service, Ghana lost over USD 105 million to cybercrime a [...]
Cybersecurity and Information Security: Are they the same?

Cybersecurity and Information Security: Are they the same?

Overview The field of Cybersecurity has become one of the most important and lucrative fields in ICT due to the rise of cybercrime rate the last d [...]
Cybercrime Impact and the Way Forward

Cybercrime Impact and the Way Forward

Introduction Cybercrime has kept pace with technology advancement but, security practitioners and law enforcement agencies are yet to catch up with [...]
Cybersecurity Awareness: Not Just in October

Cybersecurity Awareness: Not Just in October

Cybercrimes are a real threat and can be extremely inconvenient if you find yourself as a victim. That’s why it is important every citizen of Ghana mu [...]
Cyber Security Awareness Workshop – KNUST, Kumasi

Cyber Security Awareness Workshop – KNUST, Kumasi

Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) in collaboration with Institute of Cyber Security and Information Assurance (ICIA) organized a very engag [...]
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