In a very fast world, businesses and individuals are very much online, with the high penetration of internet and broadband technology, organisations have seen the need to be constantly present online.As businesses move online, so have security threats and crimes move online, this has necessitated the need for cyber or online security for organisations and individuals. Countries aren’t left out, almost all the countries have one cyber law or the other.
The neede to be aware, deploy and monitor these online critical information has informed the decision of BSide Lagos , an event management firm to bring CYBER SECURITY CONFERENCE 2018 to Nigeria. The third edition of this event would be on 31 st August, 2018, Westwood Hotel Ikoyi, Lagos.
Today, most hackers use malicious logic to exploit vulnerabilities in software and gain unauthorized access to computer systems. For this reason, it is vitally important to install and update anti-virus, anti- spyware and firewall software. Apart from installation of these software and mobile applications, organization must treat cyber security as a mission critical – by having qualified cyber experts. These are the issues that would be looked at the conference.
With vital themes like Social Engineering, Security Education, Business Impact Security, Forensics Intrusion and Incident Response, New Vulnerabilities, Exploits and Defense, Industry Security and Novel Defense. This year’s conference is said to be packed. With globally acclaimed cyber security experts on hand to talk to, network with and engage. The Cyber Security Conference can be said to be the much awaited ICT event in the country where organizations would have the opportunity to meet experts and also deploy security solutions in line with the global best practice.
Speaking about the event, Edmond Emeka Onwuje, one of the event organisers and cyber experts said “we hope to use this conference to deepen the knowledge of cyber security in the country and also let firms that are interested in protecting their critical information network and meet certified experts. We have taken time to bring all-inclusive approach to cyber security conference. We believe that people would find this refreshing.”
B-Sides Lagos is a regional security conference. This third edition promises to be hilarious. BSidesLagos operates under the umbrella principles of Security B-Sides a large community project within the information security. We the organizers are very happy to be part of the epoch-making event.
Anthony Emeka Nwosu