Nigeria’s Internet security profile rises on global list

THOUGH Internet security attacks remain unabated.

Nigeria has however improved on its Internet security rating, despite raging cyber attacks around the globe.

Indeed, the latest Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), showed that the country’s overall security threat profile has improved from being ranked 59th globally in 2011 to 68th globally in 2012.

Within the African continent, Nigeria is ranked sixth on the ISTR profile after South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Mauritius. Nigeria is ranked third in Africa for virus activity.

The report, which was authored by United State of America’s Symantec Corp, a global leader in the provision of security, storage and systems management solutions to customers, noted that attackers have shifted their focus to mobile phones, making it more vulnerable than even the PCs, Laptops among others.

Read more: The Guardian 

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