FG has localised 90% data assets hosted abroad – NITDA

FG has localised 90% data assets hosted abroad – NITDA

FG has localised 90% data assets hosted abroad – NITDA     More than 90 per cent of Federal Government’s data hosted externally have now been repatriated to Nigeria. This disclosure was made by Kashifu Abdullahi, the director general of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) while delivering his paper on ‘Data localisation and its benefits to the Nigerian Economy’ at Laurr3cloud webinar series themed ‘The Future of African Cloud’. Represented by Aminu Lawal, his special assistant on digital transformation, Abdullahi said substantial data assets belonging to major Ministries, Departments…

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It’s time to get serious about user data

Andrew Bourne

By Andrew Bourne Over the past few years, tech-savvy customers and younger, more dynamic, employees have forced businesses in all sectors to completely change their way of operating. But with that transformation has come an unprecedented threat in the shape of the harvesting and misuse of personal data by technology vendors. For their part, customers expect every company they interact with to use technology in a way that makes their lives simpler and more efficient. After all, if they can change insurers or buy groceries with a few taps of…

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