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ISO/IEC 27001:2013

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of the organization. It also includes requirements for the assessment and treatment of information security risks tailored to the needs of the organization. The requirements set out in ISO/IEC 27001:2013 are generic and are intended...

Press Release: – NCC regulation not in conflict with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation
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Press Release: – NCC regulation not in conflict with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation

The attention of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has been drawn to an article by a well-meaning Nigerian titled- New NCC directive will push telcos to violate Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) published on 18th October, 2019 across various online media. NITDA appreciates the increasing level of civil discuss and interrogation of the...

Press Statement:- NITDA commences investigation into potential breach of privacy rights of Nigerians by The Truecaller Service
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Press Statement:- NITDA commences investigation into potential breach of privacy rights of Nigerians by The Truecaller Service

The attention of the National Information Technology Agency (NITDA) has been drawn to the potential breach of privacy rights of Nigerians by the Truecaller Service. The Agency, in accordance with Section 6(f) of the NITDA Act 2007, which empowers the it to render advisory services in all information technology matters to the public and private...

A vision and a need for flyers to fly with it, a case study of Mallam’s Isa Ali Pantami and Kashifu Inuwa  by Hashim Suleiman
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A vision and a need for flyers to fly with it, a case study of Mallam’s Isa Ali Pantami and Kashifu Inuwa by Hashim Suleiman

Let me start this piece from the year 2014 when me and my bosom friend Babukar Tanko through our always interactive and progressive discussions devoid of gossips and unrealistic dream birthed an idea about how we must encourage our young men especially those from the Northern part of Nigeria to imbibe the basics of how...

DG NITDA bags Prestigious Public Personality of the Year Award
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DG NITDA bags Prestigious Public Personality of the Year Award

Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, MCPN, Director General Chief Executive Officer (DG/CEO) of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and the Chief Information Officer of Nigeria, has been conferred with the ‘Most Valuable Public Personality of the Year Award’ by the International Centre for Comparative Leadership for Africans and Blacks in...

Data Protection Implementation Framework
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Data Protection Implementation Framework

The Framework guides the Agency on how to implement the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019.  Please click below the Framework for your comment and inputs. Management. Data Protection Implementation Framework.