ESET, a global cyber security firm with high performing, easy-to-use solutions, has emerged a major sponsor for this year’s Cyber Secure Nigeria 2022, organized by the Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN).
From endpoint and mobile security to endpoint detection and response, as well as encryption and multifactor authentication, ESET unobtrusively protects and monitors 24/7, updating defenses in real time to keep users safe and businesses running without interruption.
The hybrid conference, Cyber Secure Nigeria 2022, is scheduled to take place in Abuja, Nigeria from 21 – 22 June 2022 at the CBN International Training Institute, Maitama, Abuja under a theme – Cybersecurity: An imperative for tackling security challenges in Nigeria.
According to the Samila Atsen Bako, Director, Social Media and Communications, the conference aims to bring together cybersecurity industry practitioners, business owners, financial institutions, telecommunications industries, ministries, departments, agencies, academia and non-governmental organizations with a view to share cyber security best practices in combating cyber threats and cyber related issues that affect Nigeria and the world at large.
Bako said that as a critical stakeholder, CSEAN is delighted over ESET’s partnership with CSEAN as a sponsor for the conference.
“We raise cybersecurity awareness and organise free knowledge sharing events to contribute to the growth of the cybersecurity industry.
“ESET’s partnership will go a long way in helping CSEAN realise its objectives for this conference”, the Director said.
Mr. Olufemi Ake, Managing Director, ESET West Africa Anglophone, reiterated that for 35 years, ESET has been developing industry-leading IT security software and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure and consumers worldwide from increasingly sophisticated digital threats.
He said the global cyber security giant, ESET, is prepared to work with critical stakeholders like CSEAN to achieve cyber defense goals for businesses in Nigeria.
Mr. Ake further said, “The digital transformation efforts of the government cannot be satisfactorily complete without adequate cyber defense mechanism, likewise businesses. We encourage every stakeholder in the industry to work together towards achieving the objectives of this conference”.
Also commenting, Olabanji Soledayo, Marketing and Strategic Partnership Manager, ESET West Africa Anglophone, said that the topics for discussions during the conference such as Cybersecurity Governance, Protecting the Nigeria’s Digital Economy, Cyber Intelligence as a tool for Enhancing National Security, Web3.0 and its Cybersecurity Implications, amongst others, are topics ESET is passionate about.
While imploring the potential participants to partake fully during the Conference, he said that ESET will be on ground to provide assistance to individuals and businesses eager to enhance their cybersecurity architecture.
CSEAN is a non-profit organization established in 2014 as an advocacy group to galvanize the movement and development of Information Security best practices in Nigeria through a multi-stakeholder consortium at domestic and international levels.