One of Nigeria’s biggest financial institutions will tomorrow Friday 16 April 2021 host a webinar to sensitise individuals and businesses on online safety and useful information on being protected in today’s digital age.
Participants are urged to register for the virtual event with the topic “Staying Protected Amidst the Pandemic Chaos”via this link https://firstbanknigeria.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PUnqA7enTMG8o0OfOaWxlg
“The world as a global village is associated with not just benefits but also risks of cyberattack and for individuals, businesses and governments to make the best out of the digital and online opportunities, they need to be deliberate in protecting themselves against cybersecurity threats,” said Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, CEO of FirstBank Group.
He further noted that, in today’s digital age, in which the pandemic has accelerated the embrace, cyberattacks are occurring at an alarming rate across the world. As such, no individual, business or government entity with a digital and online presence is immune to cyberattacks; and the financial, physical and legal implications of an attack can be significantly upsetting.
Today’s world, largely referred to as the digital age has been influenced by information technology which has optimised the way we carry out our individual and business activities.
However, the current age has been marred by illicit activities like identity theft, internet fraud amongst many others which poses a risk to the safety of individuals and businesses. Attending the webinar will have participants knowledgeably equipped with vital information that will ensure they make informed decisions, thereby promoting their safety whilst staying protected against possible risks and malicious attacks.
Tope Aladenusi, Chief Strategy Officer & Cyber Risk Services Leader, Deloitte West Africa; Confidence Staveley, Cyber Security Evangelist/ Founder, Cybersafe Foundation and Harrison Nnaji, Chief Information Security Officer, FirstBank will lead the discussion at the event.