NCC partners US homeland security on cyber security awareness

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has partnered the US department of homeland security for a cyber security awareness campaign.

“The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, as a partner to the US Department of Homeland Security’s STOP.THINK.CONNECT. cyber awareness coalition and in keeping with its unwavering commitment to consumer protection, is intimately involved in raising awareness and educating the general public on the importance of cyber security,” the shared statement read.

The commission says it has declared October a cyber security awareness month.

“The NCC is therefore raising both the tempo and sophistication of the campaign on cyber security in the month of October which has been declared as the Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM).

“Accordingly, the interests and thematic focus of these campaign is to educate the general public on the simple steps to online safety; to make people to understand that cyber security in the workplace is everyone’s business; to let everyone to be mindful that today’s predictions is for tomorrow’s internet.