Top IT professionals participate in govt’s first-ever national cybersecurity assessment session

Session expected to strengthen nation’s cyber threat response capabilities NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A milestone component of the government’s digital transformation strategy, Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) Assessment sessions were held on March 30 and 31, 2021. Participants included chief information security officers (CISOs), as well as information technology (IT) leads of government ministries, departments and […]

Ministers’ social media accounts hacked

It seems not even cabinet members are immune to cyber attacks. Both Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Peter Turnquest, and Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued statements yesterday stating that their Facebook accounts were hacked. The statement advised that any messages sent in either MP’s name […]