A Cybersecurity Expert, Dr Kenneth Okereafor said the programme is a proposal to the government to implement to make our cyber space more secure.
According to him, “the reason is because in other climes, it is very easy to detect when attacks are coming in. We are looking at a situation where Nigeria as a country has a framework in place to detect cybersecurity breaches. Beyond that to also respond proactively.

“One of the ways to do that is to have a single coordinating unit. Though, we may be having an agency regulating IT and Cybersecurity, it is also important to have people we can hold accountable such that these bodies can help in the operationalization around him.
“People are not aware of the various exposures that we have in terms of cybersecurity. And the only way to do that is to have constant training and retraining in cybersecurity.
“Agencies of government need now to take cybersecurity education and awareness more seriously because of the complexity of the data space that we operate in and enlargement and embrace of tech in so many areas, it now beco0mes imperative for agencies of government to be aware of the exposures and then take proper actions”.
“We also as a country need to look into legislation to legitimize all the regulations that need to be applied in cybersecurity. To that extent, it is necessary for government to consider having more legal frameworks to backup other areas of cybersecurity.

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“One of the ways to do that is to have a single coordinating unit. Though, we may be having an agency regulating IT and Cybersecurity, it is also important to have people we can hold accountable such that these bodies can help in the operationalization around him.
“People are not aware of the various exposures that we have in terms of cybersecurity. And the only way to do that is to have constant training and retraining in cybersecurity.
“Agencies of government need now to take cybersecurity education and awareness more seriously because of the complexity of the data space that we operate in and enlargement and embrace of tech in so many areas, it now beco0mes imperative for agencies of government to be aware of the exposures and then take proper actions”.
“We also as a country need to look into legislation to legitimize all the regulations that need to be applied in cybersecurity. To that extent, it is necessary for government to consider having more legal frameworks to backup other areas of cybersecurity.

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