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SECYCONE 2019 exposes​ businesses, govt in South East to realities of cyber threats



The South East CyberSecurity Conference and Exhibition (SECYCONE) 2019 proved a boon for attendees, enlightening the eyes of their minds and arming them with knowledge for eventual threats. gave account of the two-day conference that was filled with electrifying pomp, delight and ecstasy, served in a well appreciated environment:

From the singing of Nigeria’s national anthem to the closing speech, the first day

CyberDome started day two with a presentation, outlining the kinds of data breaches:

  • Insider Threats
  • Outsider Threats
  • Imminent Threat

Making the presentation for CyberDome was Mr Emmanuel Olaniyi who revealed to the audience the efforts unethical hackers and fraudsters put into making sure they take advantage of their victims.


The atmosphere got more techy as participants asked questions relating to the ambiguity of cyber security and everything in it.

Olaniyi ended his presentation by offering solutions to the issue at hand especially what CyberDome as a security company can do.

Networking session

Next up on day was a panel session anchored by Ifeoma Melody, an OAP from Solid FM Enugu.

The panel consisted of

  • Chuta Chimezie – Chief Executive Officer, BNUG
  • Ridwan Oloyede – Advisor at Hive Tech
  • Emmanuel Olaniyi – CyberDome
  • Chima Agbafor – Co-founder, Ugarsoft

Panel session

The talking points spanned from Blockchain Technology to Human Rights and (Cyber)Security; each pundit, an expert in his own field.

The International Business Machines (IBM) introduced the audience to over seventy free technology courses on its network, allowing Africans to catch-up with the world in terms of technology.


Chuta and Joshua (SECYCONE convener)

The Advisor from Tech Hive, Oloyede Ridwan carried the audience in the knowledge of Online Harm and Human Rights.

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He talked about how untrue “End-to-end encryption” of some social media firms, stating that they still pry into the conversations of users.



He gave a call to action to users of the internet to take steps to combat cyber crime and not be “too religious.”

South East CyberSecurity Conference and Exhibition (SECYCONE) is a flagship conference by TechCode Nigeria to create cyber security awareness in the South Eastern part of Nigeria.

Source: coinnewsextra

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