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Goh En Wei Mervyn

Find out how Mervyn developed a passion for digital protection and cybersecurity

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Young minds are light bulbs awaiting to be used tomorrow. If you are keen, you will notice that in the current trends, young people...
FILED - Too many people are making it easy for hackers to guess their passwords by using their pet's name, according to new cybersecurity research. Photo: Markus Scholz/dpa

Paws for thought: Cybersecurity warning over pet-based passwords

(PA Media/dpa) - Cybersecurity experts are urging people to create harder-to-crack passwords after new research found 15 per cent of people in Britain use...
Photo taken on Jan. 26, shows a photovoltaic power project in Qianjin village, Ji’an, east China’s Jiangxi province. (Photo by Deng Heping/People’s Daily Online)

Digitalization, AI and cybersecurity will be the key trends in smart PV industry and...

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Digitalization, artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity will be the key trends in the future development of the photovoltaic (PV) industry as part of China's...
VRA

VRA must invest in cybersecurity

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Mr Kwadwo Owusu Bediako-Opoku, the Director of Operations of the National Cyber Security Centre has advised the Volta River Authority (VRA) to priorities investments...
Covid

Pandemic boosts cloud consumption by 33 pct in Q3 2020: Canalys

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Cloud infrastructure services continued to benefit from the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic in the third quarter of 2020, according to a report...
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Ministry of Communications launches National Security Awareness Month

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The Ministry of Communications through the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), an agency with the mandate to coordinate Ghana’s cybersecurity development,has launched the National...
Covid Technology

COVID-19 has demonstrated increased dependency on technology

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Madam Ursula Owusu Ekuful, Minister for Communications, says the advent of COVID-19 has demonstrated an increased dependency on technology by governments, private sectors and...
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National Cyber Security awareness month to be launched on October 1

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The Ministry of Communications through the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), an agency with the mandate to coordinate Ghana’s cybersecurity development, will hold its...
Accelerated Intelligence

Three Ghanaian startups selected for African Artificial Intelligence Accelerated programme

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Three Ghanaian startups, comprising Diagnosify, Kwanso, and Xpendly have been selected to join startups in other African countries to participate in an Artificial Intelligence...
court

Court of Appeal acquits former NCA Board Member

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The Court of Appeal has unanimously acquitted and discharged Dr. Nana Owusu Ensaw, the third accused person who was being held with four others...
Cyber Security

Israel to set up medical cyber security incubator

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Israel will establish a medical cybersecurity incubator, the Soroka Medical Center in southern Israel reported on Tuesday. The incubator, which will be...

Ursula Owusu says Interrogate Application of International Law in Cyberspace

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The Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has asked the international community to interrogate the application of international law in the cyberspace. Delivering a...
New vehicles and auto technology on display at the Paris Motor Show last year. File Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo

As auto technology advances, so does risk for hacking

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As vehicle technology advances and cars become more sophisticated, experts say they also will become more popular targets for cybercriminals. Cybersecurity firm Insights reported recently,...

National Cyber Security Center takes Cyber Education to Schools

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The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) of the Ministry of Communications (MoC) has embarked on a regional sensitization programme to create awareness about the...
Mr Del Aden

SMEs advised to embrace cybersecurity technology

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Mr Del Aden, the Managing Partner at Delta3 International, an informational Security Advisory Company has urged the private sector, especially the Small Medium Enterprises...

Ghana Officially Opens Judicial Training On Cybercrime And Electronic Evidence For Supreme Court Judges

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The Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP), and the 'Enkosuohemaa of Akyem Asuom', has indicated that in addressing cybercrime and cybersecurity challenges, Judicial capacity...
Cyber Security

Ghana Lost 97m Dollars To Cybercrime As At August, 2018

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Dr. Herbert Gustav Yankson, Director of Cyber Crime Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has revealed that, Ghana...
cybersecurity

2018 Cyber Security Awareness Programme Launched

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The Vice President Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, has said, Ghana is part of the global village pushing for connectivity in an increasingly digital world,...
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Information sharing is vital to cyber security

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Information Technology (IT) experts at a panel discussion organised by the Internet Society Ghana Chapter (ISOC Ghana), have called for information sharing to strengthen...
cyber crime

Ghana Losing Millions Through Cyber Crime

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Ghana is losing a whopping amount of between 30 to 60 million dollars through internet and other forms of cyber fraud, particularly as a...
Cyber Security And Espionage

4th Industrial Revolution Addresses Challenges of Cybersecurity

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Industry leaders presented a wide range of topics and case studies at the Cyber Security in Banking Conference recently, highlighting the latest trends and...
cyber crime

US And China Brace Up To Collaboratively Fight Cyber Crime

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Guo Shengkun, State Councilor and Minister of Public Security, lauded the progress made since the first dialogue in Washington last year. Cybersecurity cooperation is in...
A spring-cleaning [By Zhai Haijun / China.org.cn]

China Taking Bold Steps To Compete Major States On Cybersecurity

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No one in his or her right mind can deny the tremendous impact of the internet upon every aspect of our daily lives. However, the...

CIOs Must Invest In Cybersecurity Education

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While the threat of cyberattacks continues to grow, the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC) suggest that many organisations in South Africa are...
Cyber Attack

Obama reveals plans to enhance US cybersecurity

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Under Obama's plan, a commission will be created to make recommendations on actions "that can be taken over the next decade to enhance cybersecurity...
Albert Antwi-Boasiako

Ghana Cyber Security Expert Inducted

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The IGCEG group was formed in 2014 based on Interpol’s General Assembly Resolution. The group’s mandate is to “advise the INTERPOL General Secretariat on...

South African government calls for better coordination in enhancing cyber security

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This emerged from the just-concluded cybersecurity conference in Pretoria which brought together experts from the private sector, government departments, state owned entities and teaching...
Cybercrime

2015 cyberspace summit sees the launch of Cyber Expertise

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A new Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) was launched on Thursday, a concrete achievement on the first day of the two-day 2015 Global...
Cybercrime

Establish new cyber-security center – Obama Orders

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U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered the establishment of a new national intelligence agency to coordinate and integrate information related to cyber threats,...

Webinar series on cyber-security for journalists offered

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Journalists worldwide can attend these free webinars. The webinar series, offered by the National Press Foundation, consists of three courses: "Protecting Information," "Protecting Whistleblowers and...