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West African Cyber Security Summit (WACSS)

Source: National Cyber Security News

General Cybersecurity Conference

 March 20 – 21, 2018 | Lagos, Nigeria

Cybersecurity Conference Description 

The West African Cyber Security Summit is a one-day conference co-located alongside Securex West Africa 2017. See key industry experts take to the stage as they host specialist sessions and panel discussions around the West African cybersecurity industry.

2017’s event brought together over 80 senior members and stakeholders from the private and public sector to learn about important developments, key trends, cutting-edge technology and discuss the latest risks and threats facing the future of the industry.

Speakers included leading experts from prominent cybersecurity firms and government agencies such as KPMG, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ernst & Young, G3, CSEAN, Interpol and more.

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Cybersecurity Connect West

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

General Cybersecurity Conference

 March 8, 2018 | Calgary, Canada

Cybersecurity Conference Description 

An Invitation-Only Summit for Heads of Cyber Security

Cyber Security Summit West was designed in collaboration with leading cyber security experts and is a peer-to-peer discussion to ensure your network and organization are resilient in a time of increased and sophisticated cyber-attacks.

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West Valley man faces 31 charges in alleged identity theft, forgery sprees

hands-and-breaking-handcuffs_shutterstock_58240561A West Valley man faces 31 federal charges in connection with alleged forgery and identity theft crime sprees in Salt Lake County in 2013 and 2015. Prosecutors say Kevin Russell Humphreys, 35, stole mail, identifications and checks, and then forged the checks for various amounts before cashing them in the names of people whose identities […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

SANS Security West 2016

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Cybersecurity Training in San Diego, California

Take Cybersecurity training in San Diego from SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training. At SANS Security West 2016 + Emerging Trends, we offer more than 20 hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners and interactive bonus sessions, led by a star-studded panel, on Emerging Trends in cybersecurity.
Event Schedule

Two-day courses: Begin on Friday, April 29th.
Five-day courses: Begin on Monday, May 2nd.
Six-day courses: Begin on Sunday, May 1st.
View the complete schedule, which includes all Courses, Bonus Sessions, and NetWars Tournaments. For a printable schedule, download the Security West event brochure.

With cyber-attacks and data breaches on the rise, attacks becoming more frequent, sophisticated and more costly the gap in the ability to defend has become wider and more time sensitive. Now is the perfect time to take the next step in your career. Cybersecurity is more vital, crucial, and important to the growth of your organization than ever before. Join us at SecWest to gain the skills and knowledge to help your organization succeed.

The line-up of cybersecurity courses below, covers IT security, digital forensics, ethical hacking, penetration testing, software security, and security courses for legal and management personnel. In addition to these security courses, the Emerging Trends discussions will provide the insight necessary to stay ahead of the latest cybersecurity threats and keep your organization secure.

The site of SANS Security West 2016, May 1-6, 2016, is the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, located where the culture and beauty of the sun sparkling off the San Diego Bay is right outside your door. At SANS Security West, you have the opportunity to advance your information security skill set, learn to prepare your organization for the future, and enjoy the fun and sun of San Diego
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North West And Penelope Disick Prove You’re Never Too Young For Hair Extensions

If you’re a member of the Kardashian family, you know there’s nothing more important than a good glam team. 

North West, 2, and Penelope Disick, 3, clearly already have a better hair and makeup crew than most, as the two little gals have been rocking what look like extensions for a little while.  

It appears Khloe Kardashian might have something to do with P’s hair, since she Instagrammed a photo of the two twinning a few days ago with the caption, “I made her my mini me!!” 

ISIS to unleash TENS OF MILLIONS of jihadi hackers on West in blitz worse than NUCLEAR WAR

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

ISIS to unleash TENS OF MILLIONS of jihadi hackers on West in blitz worse than NUCLEAR WAR

The computer security expert, who invented the McAfee anti-virus software, claimed “fifteen to 25 percent” of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims are extremists, meaning ISIS could have an army of 400 million fanatical followers ready to strike at any minute.  Computer boffins at the terrorists’ headquarters in Raqqa have developed a secret smartphone application designed to spread Islamist propaganda and help followers carry out terrorist attacks from the comfort of their own homes. A team which may have included British hacker Junaid Hussain invented a feature which allows even the most computer illiterate of jihadis to launch sophisticated Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against websites. DDoS attacks work by flooding a site with fake traffic, causing it to grind to a halt, and have been successfully used against some of the world’s biggest companies and government departments. Experts now believe that ISIS hackers carried out a major test of the app’s capabilities last week by launching an audacious attempt to bring down the 13 root servers which keep the Internet running worldwide. Whilst the attack ultimately failed, it did temporarily slow down services across the globe and has been described as an unprecedented attempt to strike at the heart […]

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West Monroe Resident Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Members of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit and the FBI Violent Crimes against Children Task Force arrested a West Monroe man on child porn charges.

Patrick D. Goodwin, age 32, was arrested November 10, 2015.

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office began an investigation of Goodwin after receiving information Godwin was distributing child pornography.

A search warrant of Goodwin’s residence was obtained that lead to the arrest.

Goodwin has been booked in OCC on 5 counts of Possession of Pornography Involving Juveniles and 5 counts of Distribution of Pornography Involving Juveniles.

Source: http://www.myarklamiss.com/news/local-news/opso-special-victims-unit-arrests-west-monroe-resident-on-child-pornography-charges

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How Ebola led to more teenage pregnancy in West Africa

While the Ebola outbreak raged through Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea in the summer of 2014, public life ground to a halt. The danger of congregating in groups meant that public institutions, like schools, shut down. But the months of sickness and segregation left a legacy for girls that’s only now starting to be felt: teenage pregnancy spiked, and some of the girls are now being victimized by the government’s education policies.

Data on teenage pregnancy in West Africa is difficult to obtain, especially as it’s often stigmatized and underreported. But Plan International, a children’s charity, said back in 2014 that teenage pregnancy rates in West Africa—already among some of the world’s highest—were on the rise.

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2 west Michigan fugitives added to ICE’s Operation Predator smartphone app to locate accused child sex predators

A west Michigan pair who absconded during a federal child pornography investigation are the latest fugitives to be profiled on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) smartphone app, seeking public tips about at-large and unknown child predator suspects. The suspects are the targets of an investigation by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Normann Pittelkow, 42, and Nicole Jacob, 35, were charged by criminal complaint Oct. 23 for producing and conspiring to produce child pornography. Following a Sept. 27 search of the pair’s Albion, Michigan, residence in connection with the probe, officers seized several computers and mobile devices.

According to state court records, the couple is accused of producing images and video of material involving the sexual abuse of minors.

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Anonymous hates Kanye West: Rapper target of new video from hacker group

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Anonymous hates Kanye West now? It appears that is what the latest news from the hacker group says. According to a March 12 report from Popcrush, a new video posted to the Anonymous Twitter account seems to be targeting Kanye West. When did the hate for West begin? It looks like when he tried to intercept Beck as he accepted the best album award at the Grammys. West has been known to voice his opinions and it appears that the hacker group is going to teach him a lesson. Fans are wondering what Kim Kardashian thinks about her husband being targeted. Kanye West is hated by a lot of people across the globe. Because he often doesn’t think before he speaks, he has made a lot of enemies. Anonymous hating West could lead to a lot of issues not only for him, but also for the Kardashian family. The hacker group wouldn’t think twice before releasing financial information, phone numbers, or other sensitive documents. Fans are waiting for comments about this from the rapper or Kim Kardashian, but nothing has been said yet. There isn’t a long time in between the times Kaney West puts his foot in his mouth. […]

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