- Banking Security Tops Agenda at CyberXchange Confab
Banking security, e-commerce, digital media information technology audit were the key issues that engaged the minds of cybersecurity experts at the CyberXchange conference held in Lagos at the weekend.
The conference was aimed at updating Information Security professionals on the essential security trends that will enhance protection for company and client’s most valuable assets.
Facebook Chief Information Security Officer, Alex Stamos said: “It was inspiring to see the energy at CyberXchange focused on developing security talent and finding solutions to security problems that companies and governments face. I particularly enjoyed the hackathon that brought talented students together to design prototypes and build community with others who share a passion for cyber security”.
Reiterating the need for organisations to prepare regulations for when risks will arise, President, Information Security Society of Africa-Nigeria (ISAAN), David Isiavwe, said organisations, boards and Chief Executive Officers of companies need to be proactive in dealing with cyber crime.
The conference agenda also focused on topics, such as business continuity management and critical infrastructure protection, innovating digital security for financial institutions, cybersecurity for oil and gas industry, secure coding, advanced biometric systems, among others.
CyberXchange Conference 2016 highlights include practical ready-to-use training for IT security professionals and a unique Master-class for chief executives to get a handle on cyber security at their organizations. As well as a Facebook-sponsored CyberXchange Hackathon session, which aimed at developing the capacity of budding information security professionals? The winning team went home with a cash prize of N700, 000.