NCC starts ISP code of practice to curb cyber crime

Thursday 31 January 2019 | 09:26 CET | News
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has begun establishing a code of practice for internet service providers (ISPs) to curb cyber-crimes, reports the Leadership. NCC executive vice chairman Umar Garba Danbatta told a consumer forum that the Code would help to secure Nigeria's cyber space against imminent threats from attackers and address such issues as online child protection, privacy, data protection and objectionable content, among other things. 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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