A cyber security expert and the Chief Operating Officer of CyberCode, Olatunji Igbalajobi, and President of the Nigeria Internet Group, Destiny Amana, will be leading speakers at this year’s Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum series slated for Lagos on June 6, 2018.
The Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum on Internet Governance for Development and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable 2018 would also have the Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative, Gbenga Sesan, as part of the panel on: “IPv6 and GDPR: Issues and Challenges in Nigeria.”
Disclosing this, the Executive Director, Operations at DigitalSENSE Africa Media, the organisers of NDSF series, Nkemdilim Nweke, said the 2018 edition would be presided over by the Chief Executive Officer of Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria, Muhammed Rudman.
Nweke noted that Igbalajobi is also the national programme director and membership coordinator of the Cyber Security Expert Association of Nigeria.
A seasoned information security specialist, Igbalajobi, she said, specializes in security assessments, vulnerability assessments and penetration testing, as well as Information Technology risk management.
He is also a certified ethical hacker, QualysGuard certified specialist and a qualified ISO 27001:2013 lead auditor cum implementer.
Further, Nweke said Sesan, Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur, who originally trained as an Electronic and Electrical Engineer at Obafemi Awolowo University, would join the panel.
Sesan, she pointed out, had completed Executive Education programmes at Lagos Business School, New York Group for Technology Transfer, Oxford University, Harvard University, Stanford University, Santa Clara University and University of the Pacific.
His consulting experience includes assignments completed for numerous institutions, including Microsoft, Harvard University and United Nations agencies, among others, in over 30 countries.
He is also former member of the United Nations Committee of eLeaders on Youth and ICT, a CyberStewards Fellow, Crans Montana Forum Fellow, Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow, Ashoka Fellow, Our Common Future Fellow and Cordes Fellow.
Equally, Sesan served as a member of the Presidential committees on Harmonization of Information Technology, Telecommunications and Broadcasting Sectors (2006) and Roadmap for the Achievement of Accelerated Universal Broadband Infrastructure and Services Provision (2013), and was listed by CNN as one of the Top 10 African Tech Voices on Twitter and by Ventures Africa as one of 40 African Legends Under 40.
Sesan is a member of the Freedom Online Coalition Advisory Network.
The NDSF series is hosted in collaboration with the Nigerian Communications Commission, National Information Technology Development Agency, Galaxy Backbone, Teledom International and Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria among others.