Nigeria summit to address billions lost to cybercriminals



From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria
LAGOS, (CAJ News) – LAGOS will in November host what is termed the biggest cybersecurity event in November amid worries over the threat online and computer and computer crimes pose to individuals and organizations.

The CyberXchange Conference 2016 (, which will hold at the Landmark Event Centre in Lekki Peninsula, on the 2nd and 3rd , seeks to identify the key trends and technologies in cybersecurity in a number of industries.

Among these are finance, payments, e-commerce, banking, telecommunications, law enforcement, oil and gas, insurance, digital media, energy, and emerging start-up companies.

Organisations which will be represented at the CyberXchange Conference 2016 include powerhouses, IBM, Interswitch, Ernst & Young, UBER, Belverdere, PAGA, Digital Encode, Central Bank of Nigeria, Liberia Telecommunications Authority, Facebook, Co-Creation Hub, DeltaGRiC Consulting, ERPScan, Vmware, ImpervaIncapsula, Rack Centre Limited and Union Bank.

CyberXchange, the United States-based firm, is organising the CyberXchange Conference 2016.

It is believed globally, every 5 seconds there is a case of cyber crime.

Nigeria has lost an estimated to have lost N129 billion through such scams over the past decade.
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