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Obadare to keynote 2020 BoICT lecture/awards

By Chisom ADA

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Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale

The Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Digital Encode Limited, Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale, would on Saturday this week, keynote this year’s Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Distinguished Lecture/Awards Series.

The CEO, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek, Ken Nwogbo; organisers of the BoICT Distinguished Lecture/Awards Series, disclosed this over the weekend.

Obadare, a leading voice in Cybersecurity campaign will set the tone for the 2020 BoICT lecture/awards, widely regarded as the most prestigious annual event available in the ICT industry in Nigeria.

According to Nwogbo, “Dr. Obadare fits perfectly into the central theme of this year’s celebration and we are glad to have him keynote this year’s celebration.

“Dr. Obadare is the most sought after cybersecurity expert in Nigeria and we are indeed glad that he could join this year.

“His skills and experience include Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Information Security, Vulnerability Management, Penetration Testing, Computer Forensics, Business Continuity, IT Governance, Risk Management and Compliance.

“He is also the recipient of FATE Foundation Alumni Model Entrepreneur Award (FAME), 2017, African Leadership Award & Medal of Honor in Business (ALM 2018) and Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Award for Cybersecurity Professional of The Year (NTITA2018), Nwogbo added.

This year’s Beacon of ICT Distinguished Lecture/Awards Series is slated for Saturday, November 28, 2020, at the prestigious Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos and its themed: “Cybersecurity and its Role in Nigeria Economy”.

The Beacon of ICT Distinguished Lecture is designed to explore efforts to put Nigeria on the global information and communications technologies map.

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