DSA trains military, security personnel on cyber threats

Written by on October 18, 2022

The Defence Space Administration (DSA) is hosting a 5-day workshop to boost the capacity of military and other security personnel to respond to any form of cyber-threats against Nigeria.

The workshop was opened by the Chief of Defence Space Administration (DSA), Rear Adm. Nnamdi Muogilim, in Abuja.

Muogilim was represented by the Deputy Chief of Defence Space Administration, Maj.-Gen. Garba Abdullahi.

He said that the workshop was to broaden the knowledge of participants on the rudiments of information security, offensive and defensive cyber-security operations.

He said the workshop was part of DSA’s effort at competent manpower development in collaboration with stakeholders, to protect Critical National Information Infrastructure (CNII).

Muogilim said the DSA remained focused and committed to achieving its mandate, adding that the cyber laboratory was to strengthen their capacity.

Muogilim enjoined the participants to maximise the opportunity provided by the workshop to further enhance their operational capacity.

The participants were drawn from the Police, Customs, Immigration, Federal Road Safety Corps, Civil Defence, Fire Service and others from the private sector. (NAN)


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