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Boko Haram: A brief history

If Boko Haram were to be a commercial brand, it will tenably rival the likes of Google, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, amongst others in terms of global recognition. Founded in 2009 by Mohammed Yusuf and succeeded by Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram metamorphosed from being a sleepy, rabble religious sect to a monstrous bloodletting terror organization that taunted and some say, humbled the Nigerian military by virtually carving out vast swathes of land as its Islamic Caliphate - out of the Nigerian federation at the peak of its blitzkrieg. Notoriously ranked as the world’s deadliest terrorist organization in terms of casualties, Boko Haram militants have killed thousands of people and displaced about 2.2 million persons (IDPs). Largely dislodged from the Caliphate it carved out and occupied, the Sect has retroverted to its primordial tactics, more like Guerilla warfare of intermittently deploying suicide bombers with improvised explosive devices (IEDs) coupled with hit-and-run attacks on soft targets.

ESB Telecoms Ltd has named their LOCKEN Access System for an award in the category “Application of Technology “at the recent annual Innovation Recognition Awards.

Sandy, UT: Opengear has announced the introduction of four new models into its award-winning Resilience Gateway product line. Designed specifically for connectivity through Canadian telcos Rogers and Telus, the expansion includes the ACM7004-2-LMCR and ACM7008-2-LMCR that support the Rogers 4G LTE cellular network, and the ACM7004-2-LMCT and ACM7008-2-LMCT that support Telus 4G LTE cellular.

Working to Keep Children Safe by Keeping Them Connected

4th February 2016 ISPCC Childline and the Vodafone Ireland Foundation are delighted to announce a major five year partnership that aims to keep children safe by keeping them connected. The Partnership will;

· provide the charity with €2 million in direct funding from the Vodafone Foundation over five years

· provide a commitment to covering the call costs for the Childline service for ten years until 2026

· update Childline’s technologies and service infrastructure to modernise and broaden out access to the service in line with the changing needs of children

· offer additional resources including Vodafone’s Be Strong Online Programme, to support children and parents through some of the issues they face in today’s digital society

· leverage and engage Vodafone’s 2000 employees raise further funds for Childline

LONDON, UK: Given the increase in threats and vulnerabilities introduced to the market on a daily basis, the process of moving company data securely is critical to the role of IT teams. Today, Ipswitch announced the findings of their new survey that evaluated the current file transfer solutions and policies in place for 555 IT professionals across the globe. The survey found that while IT teams believe secure file transfers are very important to their organisations, they lack the necessary tools to do so.

London, UK: British cyber security specialist, Becrypt, has announced the publication of a whitepaper examining the impact of Intellectual Property (IP) loss to UK business through malicious attack or human error. The whitepaper from Becrypt explores some of the common mistakes that are leaving businesses unnecessarily exposed and suggests a set of best practice recommendations that all businesses should be following to protect themselves from the risk of IP theft.

London, UK: Tripwire, Inc. has announced the results of a study conducted for Tripwire by Dimensional Research on the cyber security challenges faced by organizations in the energy sector. The study was carried out in November 2015, and respondents included over 150 IT professionals in the energy, utilities, and oil and gas industries.