NiRA, EFCC sign MoU on cybersecurity training

The Nigerian Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to provide cybersecurity training for the personnel of the anti-graft agency and other national security organizations.

Speaking during the MoU signing ceremony at the EFCC Head Office in Abuja the Executive Chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, reiterated the resolve of the Commission to build the capacity of the personnel to effectively combat the emerging trends in cybersecurity.

According to Bawa, the MoU would further boost the understanding of his personnel on the modern trends in cyberspace and assist the Commission’s investigations.

A well-equipped academy

The EFCC boss, while expressing delight over the collaboration, said that the EFCC had a well-equipped Academy to sustain the training.

  • “We are very proud to collaborate with you because we realize that part of our mandate is collaboration. We need relevant stakeholders whether in the government or private sector to achieve our mandate”.
  • “I find this MoU very appealing. I accept your collaboration and we are ready to start as soon as possible. We have a well-equipped Academy to carry out this training and I advise that the training is not only onsite but also online so that many people can join, and even other agencies can benefit from this using the same platform,” he added.
Source: Nairametrics