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“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and few minutes of cyber-incident to ruin it.”
– stephane Nappo
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Nation building will be an impossible task without the presence of cybersecurity and cyberdefense capabilities. As developing countries begin to use the internet to stimulate economic growth, there will be an urgent need for governments and corporations to set up robust frameworks to secure its information infrastructure in cyberspace.
CYDEF is a 2-day working annual conference that brings together practitioners, academias and industry professionals in the cyber security space, to share their findings and for organizations to deal with the challenges in embracing digital transformation.
New Norm of Cybersecurity
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organisations and individuals to embrace new practices such as social distancing and remote working. Governments are reconsidering ways to ensure that their countries are stable by developing and enforcing new economic plans. Nevertheless, while the world is focused on the health and economic threats posed by COVID-19, cyber criminals around the world undoubtedly are capitalizing on this crisis.
From our Cyber Intelligence Centre, we have observed a spike in phishing attacks, Malspams and ransomware attacks as attackers are using COVID-19 as bait to impersonate brands thereby misleading employees and customers. This will likely result in more infected personal computers and phones. Not only are businesses being targeted, end-users who download COVID-19 related applications are also being tricked into downloading ransomware disguised as legitimate applications.