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World Wide Web Day 2021

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

Medallion, PFS, Cloudflex, Infobip, Konn3ct and more MDAs sign up with CECAD for Worldwide Web Day Celebration

The invaluable impact of the Worldwide Web to businesses, products and service delivery in today’s world can no longer be overemphasised. Little wonder as the preparations for this year’s global celebration for the Worldwide Web Day 2021 draws closer, more individuals, institutions and the Organised Private Sector have continously confirmed their partnership with the Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development (CECAD), promoter and organisers of the event in Nigeria their endorsements and participation.

According to a statement by the Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development signed by Dr Bayero Agabi, President of the leading internet safety, awareness and training organisation top stakeholders and major players within the web ecosystem have consistently signified their interest to be part of the event as CECAD unveils more partners for the event.

The 2021 edition of the event tagged ‘World Wide Web celebration’, Agabi says more partners in the private sector are signing up including
Medallion Communications, Precise Financial Systems, Cloudflex, Infobip, Konn3ct, NCS, NITRA, ITPulse, CKN News, GTech News, Digivation Network on AIT and National Daily newspapers amongst others.

The veteran ICT broadcaster further revealed that numerous other MDAs have also signed up as a way to further foster the Federal government National Digital Economy Strategic master plan. Some of the agencies are; NITDA, NCC, Galaxy Backbone, IXPN , Digital Bridge Institute, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and more to make the event a grand one.

The event, scheduled to hold August 9th, at Raddisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja Lagos is meant to discuss the impact of the internet, the opportunities of emerging digital technologies for business, raising constant awareness and exploring the strategies of safety on the web for individuals and businesses, infrastructure companies and innovators.

The World Wide Web Day is a global celebration dedicated to web browsing, online activity that brings a wealth of knowledge to your 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

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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