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Unveiling Nigerian IT Local Content Policy – NITDA

NITDA, Nigerian IT Clearing House is in consultation with stakeholders seeking input into the draft Nigerian IT Local Content Policy. Download your copy at www.nitda.gov.ng.

Considering various wasted efforts on policy issues and non-implementation by the government, how far can they go this time on the implementation on Nigerian IT Local Content Policy as being current championed by the present administration? Well, why not go to their site and download your copy. Read thru and let’s share your opinion. Or you can even submit your position, after all you all stakeholders. The current Minister of Communication Technology has been doing great promoting IT as the vital vehicle for the economy recovery. During NIGF 2012 and e- Nigeria summit , she made a reference to the country effort on Nigerian IT Local Content Policy.

Recently, Under her agency, NITDA has been coming up with good initiatives such as Public Key Infrastructure project. For us at CPAA this is a good development towards stimulate growth of cyber security industry.

At least we are having a national road map on securing e-communication through implementation of encryption technology. It is expected to be industry driven while NITDA will only provide supervisory role. You can go to their site and download your copy of PKI policy document.

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