Infodata and Forcepoint launch security solution for cybersecurity

Cybersecurity experts on Tuesday called for constant awareness and education of individuals and organizations to help protect their data.

The experts made the call during an awareness session organized by Infodata Professional Services in collaboration with Forcepoint with the theme; ‘Data and People – The One Stop Security Solution’ in Lagos.

Mr. Mohammed El Shenawy, Senior Manager, Sales Engineering, Forcepoint said it is very important to raise awareness from time to time about new technologies and basic internet risk protection.

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El Shenawy said in an interview in Lagos on the sidelines of the event that the awareness was aimed at professionals who needed to protect people’s data.

He said he was in Nigeria to talk about what is new in cyber security because as technology consumers we have started to embrace new technologies.

Many of these new things, he says, bring people’s data onto the internet, and to secure it, that means heavy investment.

”For people to take credit, they need awareness and that’s why we’re here to talk about the technology to be used to protect people from any data breach or exposure when that data is transmitted over the internet. .

“This event is to educate professionals who work in the industry and really about the need to listen to new technologies, new solutions that can help do the mission of protecting their data.

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“However, it is our responsibility to be careful how we deal with this technology, so it is very important to raise awareness from time to time about this technology and how we can provide basic protection against risks. Internet ”

According to him, Forcepoint focuses on people as they interact with their data.
El Shenawy said Forcepoint puts the human at the center of its attention to protect its data and its interaction with the Internet.

In his presentation, Managing Director of Infodata Professional Services, Chuks Ulu Udensi, noted that current data has shown that there is a growing proliferation of targeted cyberattacks in the financial services industry, ranging from insider threats to typical ransomware. , phishing, web application and vulnerability exploitation attacks, denial of service (DoS) attacks and attack campaigns by the nation state and state-sponsored threat actors.

He noted that; “These challenges, especially in this ever-changing distributed work-life hybrid environment, require a consolidated and diverse approach to securing the enterprise in the modern world.”

With this in mind, Chuks Ulu Udensi explained that “Infodata, together with Forcepoint, was pleased to launch the Forcepoint One solution platform which brings to market a unified platform approach to protect the hybrid workforce. and the information it accesses on the web, via the cloud. and in private applications while ensuring seamless user experience and team collaboration, especially in the financial services industry. »

With a highly motivated, experienced and skilled team spread across the globe, Infodata is ready to provide the highest level of security services and solutions to its customers.

Eze Osiago, Regional Solutions Manager, Sub Sahara Africa Infodata Professional Services, said he has partnered with Forcepoint to educate potential and current customers on the growing technology trend.

Osiago said most companies migrated to the cloud due to the high cost of maintaining server infrastructure, and as such have data in the cloud that requires securing and coordination.
He said staying in the cloud means your data is no longer within your power.

According to him, we want to help customers in the adoption of the Cloud to secure their data, consolidate it and give them a single view.

Osiago said that while companies are excited to move to the cloud, Infodata grapples with the responsibility of securing their data, so that’s the awareness of today’s event.

According to him, we are concerned with helping people to work smoothly with the minimum of risk.

He highlighted the need for organizations to organize staff awareness as it gives insight into knowing that the cyber world is full of threats and knowing when links are clicked or not.
Along the same lines, Chika Udensi, Regional Sales Manager at Infodata Professional Services, said that as we all know technology is changing and Infodata and Forcepoint have decided to come together to offer end users a top-notch security platform.
Udensi said the security platform allows them to continue their business without losing data inside or outside their organization.

Mr. Igboa Abumere, Director of Information Security at StanbicIbtc, said the event helped raise awareness on how to stay safe online and protect the systems available to customers to perform financial transactions.
Abumere said that as an institution, threats that target our financial institutions and customers are constantly monitored.

He said institutions are constantly looking at potential vulnerabilities that customers could fall victim to and then exploit.
According to him, the solution to the threat is not a one-off approach, so it was essential to constantly look for multiple ways to improve the level of customer confidence. He expressed his gratitude to the organizers – Infodata and Forcepoint for keeping them updated.

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