Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

What is PII? The Nation Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST), defines personally identifiable information (PII) as Any information about an individual maintained by an agency, including any information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, such as name, social security number, date and place of birth, mother‘s maiden name, or …

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NIN Database Exceeds 66 Million as FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage

The Federal Government has further extended the deadline for the NIN-SIM linkage to the end of 2021. The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, said the postponement of the deadline was based on the request by mobile network operators and stakeholders to ensure better compliance with …

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Facebook Changes its Name to “Meta”

Facebook on Thursday announced that it has changed its company name to Meta. This announcement was made at the Facebook Connect augmented and virtual reality conference held virtually on Thursday, The re-branding reflects the company’s growing ambitions beyond social media, also this is coming after the company has dealt with a barrage of news reports over …

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ISO 27001 Annex Explained

The Annex A of the ISO 27001 is also known as the Statement of Applicability (SOA). Because each organization differs, each organization must write its SOA. The Annex A of the ISO 27001 starts from A5-A18. These contain the information security operations controls which are important for managing and improving information security. Annex A5 Information …

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ISO 27001 clauses explained

There is 11 clause in the ISO 27001 starting from 0-10. Clauses 0-3 are guidance clauses and not mandatory.Clauses 4-10 are mandatory and must be implemented in an organization that wants to achieve compliance. The ISO 27001 clauses are best implemented using the PDCA (Plan Do Check and Act) cycle. Clauses 4-7 are the plan …

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ISO 27001

The ISO 27001 is designed to offer a guide and explanation on information security management system (ISMS). It covers a risk assessment process, organizational structure, Information classification, Access control mechanisms, physical and technical safeguards, Information security policies, procedures, monitoring, and reporting guidelines. There are no specific tools, solutions, or methods, but instead functions as a …

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Globacom Unveil GloTV Data Plans

Globacom recently launched Glo TV to promote all-around entertainment to its subscribers. GLO-TV enables you to watch live TV and films on demand from your mobile devices or smartphones. You will get to watch popular Nollywood, Bollywood, and Hollywood movies International TV stations, and lots more. However, it has launched its dedicated data plan to make …

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