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Welcome to The Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development

Welcome to Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development

The Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development is a non for profit and non-governmental organization with focus for promoting cyber responsibility through advocacy, education, training and development. It was incorporated in June 2015 with Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), in Abuja, Nigeria.

The overall aim of CECAD is to promote cyber responsibility by Internet users at the local, regional, national and international levels. Through advocacy and public education, CECAD seeks to affect global affairs positively in its attempt at modifying ‘cyber behaviour’ of the Internet users on sundry platforms. Read More

NCC, and WEMA bank parners cecad for world wide web day celebration

Africas biggest telecomms telecoms regulator The Nigeria communications commission NCC and leading Nigeria financial institution wema bank are partnering the centre for cyber security awareness and development cecad to celebrate the 2021 world wide web day in Nigeria. The World Wide Web Day is a global celebration dedicated to web browsing, and online activity that brings wealth of knowledge to our fingertips. It is a chance to celebrate the way the Internet has created an environment for collaboration and business growth while also taking a deeper look into its evolution over the past three decades since its invention by Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

The Nigeria version of the event celebration will chronicle the impact of the internet, best way to use the internet for good, and economic development, not forgetting its impact in the media profession, business, governance, youth empowerment and entreprenueralship . The event put together by cecad and cyber Africa magazine is in commemoration of this day as the world celeberates the internet impact since its evolution. The conference is a celebration of the impact of the internet, its a gathering of stakeholders to discuss the opportunities of emerging technologies for business, raising additional awareness and exploring the strategies of safety on the web for individual and business, infrastructure companies, innovators. The event will also look at policies to grow the space and the Nigeria information society through creating a sustainable digital economy. The event will hold at De Renaissance Hotel, G.R.A, Lagos Nigeria. On

August 5th, 2021 at 10:00am. It’s a platform for Sharing organizational vision and strategic plan to drive the National ICT revolution and the digital space

Cyber Crimes and Attacks

Worldwide, almost each second is reportedly used effectively by hackers in planning attacks and exploiting vulnerable people, systems and processes. A recent survey on Nigerian cyber security outlook also, revealed that cybercrimes and attacks in the Nigerian cyberspace are on the increase, and that hackers are always one step ahead.

Incidentally, with each cyber-attack which comes in forms of denial of service and website defacements, has resulted in companies’ huge financial losses, mistrust by consumers, compromising or attacking Government-owned infrastructure.

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BACKGROUND

The Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development (CECAD) is an advocacy, public education and development non-profit, non-governmental organisation (NGO) established and incorporated in June 2015 with Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), in Abuja.

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PARTNERSHIPS

Partnerships with all stakeholders are important in advancing the accomplishment of the organisation’s mandate. The CECAD seeks helpful alliances with the following with a view to enabling them to make commitment to funding, application of their time and…

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FUNDING OPERATIONS

Whether NGOs are small or large, they yet, need budgets to operate. The amount of budget that they need would differ from one NGO to another. Thus, funding comparatively large budgets demands significant fundraising efforts on the part of most NGOs, and…

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