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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

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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