James Agada to deliver keynote as SECYCONE lines up expert speakers

·         Expert speakers unveiled
·         South East Governors, EFCC Ag. Chairman, NITDA DG, others to grace event

BY: Nmerichukwu Igweamaka

Techcode Nigeria Limited, the Organisers of South East Cybersecurity Conference (SECYCONE), have disclosed that former Chief Executive Officer, CWG Plc., Dr. James Agada is set to deliver keynote address at the event holding in Enugu.

SECYCONE was launched to inform Governments and the private sector in the South-Eastern part of the country about cyber threats and show them ways they can stay safe online.

The first edition, which held in 2018, brought together stakeholders in the cybersecurity space in the country.

For this year, the event is scheduled to hold from Wednesday October 16th to Friday 18th at the Kobbs Civic Center, GRA, Enugu State.

Themed: ‘Strengthen The Security Ecosystem and Cybersecurity Cluster’, SECYCONE 2019 has been carefully put together to help you grow your business.

Special guests:

Special guests expected at the conference include the Chairman, Southeast Governors Forum, His Excellency David Umahi; His Excellency Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu State), His Excellency Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia State),  His  Excellency, Chief Willie  Obiano (Anambra State), and His Excellency, Emeka Ihedioha (Imo State).

Others are, the Agt. Chairman of EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, the Director General of NITDA,  Kashifu Abdullahi, IG of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, the Clerk of  Senate Committee on ICT, Mr. Ayo Ogoh, amongst others.


Speakers lined up for the Conference and the topics they will discuss include:

Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale (CEO Digital Encode)- The cyber security evolution; why being secure is not enough; Mr Harrison Nnaji (CISO First bank) – Bridging the technique gap in cybersecurity; Chuta Chimezie – (CEO Blockchain user group) The new era of blockchain technology; Yanir Ovita – (CEO CyberSOC) Exploring different type of IT defence against cyber-crime; Ayotunde Coker (CEO Rack Center) – Building cyber security cluster; Mezie Emelonye (CISO FIMC) – Maintaining cyber readiness in evolving threat landscape; Samuel Mbonu (First bank SOC Manager) – Collaboration to strengthen the cyber security ecosystem; Ridwan Oloyede: ( CEO Hive tech Advisory) – Online threat and Human Right; Chima Abafor: (Co-Fouder Ugarsoft) Emerging Dimension of Blockchain Technology and Remi Afon: (President Csean)-Making sense of cluster: Regional competitiveness and economic development.

Others are: Garba Adamu: (CEO IPI Solution) “Collaboration to strengthen the cyber security Ecosystem”; Udoh Kingsley: (CEO Syspera Technology) “Taxonomy, road and strategy for national cyber security”; Barr. Mrs. Ifeoma Elizabeth Nwafor FCArb : (Founding partner IEN legal Associate) :- Cyber threat to law firm in Nigeria; Adeyemi Ademiluyi (Security Manager Inlaks): The Impact of AI on cybersecurity and Dr. Wunmi Hassan (Data protection and information governance).

Speaking on the Conference, the Founder of TechCode Nigeria and the Conference Convener, Mr. Joshua Nwagha, said that they also intend to hold SME Clinic which will offer businesses access to an extensive network and robust meetings with distributors, installers, retailers and influencers playing at distribution and procurement market in Nigeria and Africa.

“There will also be space for Exhibition. The aim is to provide a platform for businesses to display state of the art safety products & solutions, showcase the latest technology, provide networking & marketing opportunities for manufacturers and also attract prospective investors to the South Eastern region”.

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