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Delta3 International partners IBM for maiden Africa InfoSec, IT leaders conference

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Delta3 International partners IBM for maiden Africa InfoSec, IT leaders conference

Delta3 International partners IBM for maiden Africa InfoSec, IT leaders conference

Delta3 International, a cybersecurity firm with operations in Europe and Africa, has signed a partnership with IBM, the global technology provider, for the upcoming Information Security (InfoSec) and IT Leaders Conference.

The conference, which comes off on March 28, at the Marriot Hotel, Accra from 8:30am to 4:30pm is under the theme Mitigating Cyber Risks through Effective Leadership and seeks to reposition information security as a key business enabler and also to share new knowledge in information technology and information security.

“We are pleased to announce our partnership with IBM for the forthcoming first Africa I.T InfoSec Leaders Conference. With IBM’s partnership, conference attendees or delegates will learn about the IBM Commercial Cyber Aptitude Test (CCAT) product.

Learn how the CCAT can help your organisation to identify talent suited to roles in cybersecurity. The CCAT will help give a snapshot of an employee suitability for roles within Cyber Security in your organization,” a statement from Delta3 International said.

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Dele Aden, Managing Partner at Delta3 International, earlier in an interview said, the objective of the conference is to get leaders of businesses and various divisional leaders in businesses to have conversations on cybersecurity and how everyone can be prepared when something happens.

“What we are doing is getting the leaders of businesses together, IT leaders, information security leaders, risk, audit, business manager, and HR leaders together at the very first Africa InfoSec and IT leaders conference in March 28.

We are having thought leaders to deliver addresses from Europe and other Western nations, Asia and Africa who have experienced major attacks for only US$250 per delegate, which include coffee and buffet lunch breaks,” he said.

The conference will have breakout sessions on different issues and these groups will be focusing on how to move organisations forward so that more and more organisations will take cybersecurity seriously, take customer data seriously and understand the challenges coming down when it comes cybersecurity.

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Topics to be discussed include Anatomy of Cyber Attack; Africa Cyber Security Landscape and Threat Trends 2019; Mitigating Cyber Threats Through Effective Leadership and BCP; Digital Transformation: From AI & IOT to CLOUD & Blockchain; Mitigating Cyber Threats Through Business Continuity Planning; HR Leadership – The Role of HR Mitigating Cyber Security Threats from within; and Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) What is it and what should it be?

With delegates expected from Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, UK, US, South Africa and other countries across the globe, speakers include Dr. Adrian Venables, from UK Defence Cyber School; Dele Aden, Managing Partner, Delta3 International; D. Nalon Kaine, Cyber Security Coordinator – Min of Telecom, Liberia; and Anita Wiafe-Asinor, HR Consultant & Managing Partner, OML Africa.

Other speakers are Komla Mike Etchi, Senior ICT Trainer and Keynote Speaker – Ghana; Kwame A. Opoku, Award-Winning Futurist, who will also be a Keynote Speaker; a Keynote Speaker from IBM, USA; and a Keynote Speaker from the Bank of Ghana.

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Komla Mike Etchi, Senior ICT Trainer, in an interview, noted that since Delta3’s arrival in Ghana, the focus and emphasis have been on awareness creation about cybersecurity and so far, the message is getting home but more still needs to be done.

“The problem we have as a country is preparedness and compliance and we are still very far away. That is why we are getting all the industry heads in one room so we can discuss how we can best to protect ourselves.

We have been too countless organisations and they feel that they cannot be attacked but what we fail to realise is that the cyber world has no boundaries. Some guy in a basement somewhere in central Europe could be preying on vulnerabilities and attack. We have a task on our hands as to preparedness and compliance,” he said.

Source: Delta3 International

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How to Buy UG Application eVoucher via USSD

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University of Ghana Undergraduate Admission

Are you aware, buying the University of Ghana (UG) admission application just got simple? See the announcement by the university of ghana on how How to Buy UG Application eVoucher via USSD.

The management of the University of Ghana (UG), Legon has released the steps for prospective applicants to purchase UG application voucher. This process is now available to all network subscribers in Ghana.

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Steps to purchasing UG Application voucher via USSD[applies only to Ghanaian (diploma/HND to degree, undergraduate & postgraduate) applicants only]

Join our WhatsApp Group to get notified when latest news in Ghana are posted. Click Here to Join EnewsGhana Website WhatsApp Group

Follow these 4  steps to purchase an application e-voucher:

  1. Dial *887*18# on all networks
  2. Enter UG
  3. Authorise Payment
  4. User receives e-voucher via SMS after successful payment.
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In the event where the user does not receive an SMS after a period of successfully completing the transaction, they can retrieve the e-voucher using the following steps:

Join our WhatsApp Group to get notified when new Job Vacancies in Ghana are posted. Click Here to Join Our Jobs in Ghana Website WhatsApp Group

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Follow these 4  steps toTo Retrieve E-Voucher

  1. Dial *887*18#
  2. Select “Yes”
  3. Select “Retrieve E-Voucher”
  4. The details of the E-Voucher are displayed (ie University of Ghana, Serial Number, and PIN)
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University of Ghana Test their own Version of VAR

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University of Ghana, Legon, has raised the bar for media coverage in Ghana as they put to test their own version of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) cameras system in a match between their male football team and UMAT.

The experiment is the first time Ghana is using the VAR technology in a football match where Five cameras plus a drone were used to cover the match.

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Images of the experimental technology could be mistaken for a FIFA VAR Team as the students demonstrated high level of intelligence. This is the first time any West African country has reported the introduction of VAR.

This experiment has put Ghana above other African countries in terms of sports coverage and will be a huge step for the Ghana Football Association to accept for the technology to have experimented in the Ghana Premier League or the Division One League.

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Meanwhile, this local VAR system is set to be used in the next Ghana Premier League game between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko schedule for Sunday, January 27.

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