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Nigeria Launches its 1st National Cybersecurity Policy & Strategy 

The Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday launched three national security documents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

  • National Security Strategy
  • National Counter- Strategy
  • National Cybersecurity Policy & Strategy

The three documents were presented by the office of the National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, in a brief ceremony during the National Council of State comprising past Heads of State, State Governors, and Cabinet Ministers and other top government official at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, Abuja.

Mr. President He directed all security agencies to adopt the principles enshrined in the documents. According to him, public private sector partnership, multi stakeholder engagement and international cooperation were three key approaches to a successful national cyber security programme. He therefore called for cooperation among stakeholders to eliminate the security threats. The President said that the three publications would be of immense benefits to the business community and all in communication.

Technical consulting firm in charge of the National Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy development, Continental Project Affairs Associates, represented by Mr. Olusegun Olugbile was at the villa during the Presidential presentation.

Continental Project Affairs Associates is the technical consultant to Federal Government of Nigeria on Cybersecurity through the Office of National Security Adviser responsible for the developing and managing the process of evolution of the strategic engagement on cybersecurity.

The original printed copies of the National Cybersecurity Policy & Strategy can be obtained through a formal request directed to the Office of National Security Adviser.

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