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Data Privacy in Nigeria

As a science, technology, and innovation policy advisor with interest and experiences in data protection and privacy, I was privileged to answer 3 critical questions posed by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) during the 2024 Data Privacy Week. With the digital landscape constantly evolving, safeguarding our personal data remains a pressing concern. My interview […]

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Mobile Security threats in Nigeria

The rise of mobile technology has brought undeniable benefits. We now have instant access to information, global connections, and increased control over our data. But this digital age also carries significant risks for privacy, security, and equality – mobile security threats. Recognizing this double-edged sword, the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) Lagos State Chapter hosted a […]

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Effects of Social Media among Secondary School Students

The speech of the Jide Awe, Guest speaker at Valedictory speech and Prize Giving day of Government College, Ibadan on Effects of Social Media among Secondary School Students: Chairman, Principal, Vice Principals, Ladies and Gentlemen, Teaching and Administrative Staff, esteemed Guests, Parents and Guardians, Government College, Ibadan (GCI) old boys present and most importantly, the […]

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Cybersecurity

Empower Children with Online Safety

The internet comes with both good and bad aspects for everyone. Empowering children with online safety has therefore become a necessity. Children are particularly vulnerable to negative online risks due to their naivety, as it exposes them to harmful and inappropriate content and danger from online criminals. It is therefore a necessity to empower children […]

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Cybersecurity Innovation

Data Protection Officer Revealed

In today’s data-driven world, a Data Protection Officer (DPO) leads organizations handling personal data in complying with relevant data protection laws and regulations. Demonstrating compliance with legal and ethical standards is at the heart of data protection. A data protection officer plays a pivotal role in ensuring this compliance. Data Protection Officer facilitates Responsibility and […]

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The Nigeria Data Protection Act, 2023

President Bola Tinubu has signed the Nigeria Data Protection Bill, 2023 into law. The Nigeria Data Protection Act, 2023 provides a legal framework for the protection of personal information, and the practice of data protection in Nigeria. Now an Act, the new law, the Nigeria Data Protection Act, establishes the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) […]

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I4G Cybersecurity Scholarship: Bridging the Cybersecurity Skills Gap in Africa

Africa is undergoing a digital transformation, with more individuals and organizations using digital technologies to drive growth and development. However, as African countries increasingly rely on digital technology to drive economic growth and development, they also become more vulnerable to cyber threats.This can slow down the adoption of digital technology, which is necessary for Africa […]

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TikTok Fine: Child protection, data laws crucial for online safety

Child online protection and data privacy have become increasingly important issues in today’s digital age. The recent fine imposed on TikTok by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) highlights the need for stricter measures to protect children’s online privacy. Nigeria is among the countries that should be interested in national data protection legislation as its […]

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The Italy Ban on ChatGPT, Data Protection Legislation and Balance

The Italian data protection authority has banned ChatGPT, an advanced chatbot created by US start-up OpenAI and backed by Microsoft, over privacy concerns. While millions of people have used ChatGPT since its launch in November 2022 and it has been added to Bing and is set to be embedded in Microsoft’s Office apps, serious concerns […]

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2022 ICT Nigeria – Data Protection and Privacy

In 2022, there was more focus on data protection in the ICT sector. People and organizations became more aware of the need to keep sensitive data safe from misuse and unauthorized access, use, and changes. @iamjidaw 2022 ICT developments – #Dataprotection and #privacy #Regulation #Legislation #data #gdpr #Nigeria #Africa #iamjidaw #jidaw ♬ original sound – […]