Building Resilient Cyber Defence

Cyber threats and attacks are becoming commonplace, sophisticated and damaging. Governments, organisations and individuals are faced with an evolving complex threat landscape. State and non-state actors are capitalising on vulnerabilities to launch attacks. Through workshops, plenary and breakout sessions, Cyber Secure Nigeria 2017 will prepare participants to defend their networks and operations against growing sophistication of cyber-attacks by Building Resilient Cyber Defence.

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Sub Topics

Sub Topics:

  1. Understanding and Defeating Ransomware
  2. Internet of Things: Attack on Things
  3. Social Engineering: Attacking the Humans
  4. Combating Software, Video and Music Piracy with Cyber Security
  5. Nigeria Cyber Crime Law Gap Analysis
  6. Behavioural Analysis of Cyber Criminals in Nigeria
  7. Controls and Assurance in the Cloud
  8. National Cyber Security Awareness in Nigeria: Adopting The Global Stop Think Connect Messaging Convention
  9. Cyber Terrorism and Militancy: Political and Economic Implications 1
  10. Regulating Personal Data Privacy and Protection in Nigeria

Important dates

Important Dates :

Call for papers

Cyber Secure Nigeria 2017 will focus on the ‘core’ aspects of cyber security. The Call for Papers invites submissions that will increase understanding of the most critical cyber security issues in our digitally connected world. Cyber Secure Nigeria 2017 is open to submissions addressing topics from Ransomeware, IoT, Social Engineering, Cybecrime Law and Regulations, Cyber Terrorism and Militancy, Cloud Security and Data Protection.

Instructions to intending speakers:

  1.  All intending speakers are invited to submit a proposal (abstract) of paper to be presented at the Conference, not more than 500 words.
  2. Papers must be relevant to one or more of the sub-themes listed above.
  3. Submissions must not include the authors’ names and affiliations, inclusion may result to rejection of proposal.
  4. All papers must be submitted electronically as an attached Microsoft Word document (.doc).
  5. All papers must be written in English.
  6. All submitted proposal must be previously unpublished and may not be considered for review or publication somewhere else during the period at which such papers are undergoing CSEAN review

Call for papers timeline

Abstract Submission Deadline: Dec 29, 2016

Notification of Paper Acceptance: Jan 10, 2017

Final Paper Submission Deadline: Feb 20, 2017

Early Birds Registration Opens – Dec 1, 2016

Early Birds Registration Closes – Feb 28, 2017

Late Registration Begins – March 1, 2017


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2016 Conference Speakers

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo GCON

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo GCON

Special Guest of Honour
Vice President,
Federal Republic of Nigeria

Barr. Adebayo Shittu

Barr. Adebayo Shittu

Keynote Address
Honourable Minister of Communications

Senator Buhari Abdulfatai

Senator Buhari Abdulfatai

Senate Committee on ICT & Cyber Crime

Professor Vincent Asor

Professor Vincent Asor

Chairman, Computer Professionals
Registration Council of Nigeria

Professor M.U Adikwu

Professor M.U Adikwu

Vice Chancellor
University of Abuja

Christie Oso

Christie Oso

Information Security and Risk Consultant

Dapo Ogundeji

Dapo Ogundeji

Chief Technical Officer
Digital Jewels

Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola

Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola

Executive Chairman
Consultancy Support Services (CS2) Limited

Bayero Agabi

Bayero Agabi

Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development

Dr Aminat Showole

Dr Aminat Showole

Centre for Corruption Studies, University of Abuja

Barrister Basil Udotai

Barrister Basil Udotai

Technology Advisors
ICT Lawyer

Jide Awe

Jide Awe

Conference Committee Chairman Nigeria Computer Society

Kyari Abba Bukar

Kyari Abba Bukar

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc.

Oluwaseun Ngonnase

Oluwaseun Ngonnase

Associate Partner & Chief Information Officer
Phillips Consulting Limited

Conference Agenda 2017


Past Events

CSEAN Cyber Secure Nigeria 2016

Theme: “Emerging Cyber Security Threats and Countermeasure”
April 6-7, 2016 | NAF Conference Centre, Abuja

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“Given the accelerated security breaches on a global scale, particularly in Nigeria, inaction or delay is not an option. Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN) Cyber Secure Nigeria 2016 brought together Cyber Security Industry Practitioners, Business Owners, Financial Institutions, Telecommunications Industries, Government Ministries, Departments, Agencies, Academia, Law Enforcement Agencies, Armed Forces and NGOs to share cyber security best practice and help Nigeria to combat Cyber Threats and curb Cyber Crime”

CSEAN Cyber Secure Nigeria 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the NICON Luxury Hotel Abuja


“Cyber Secure Nigeria 2015 conference encapsulated various hot button topics around Cyber Security in Nigeria and sets precedence for constructive debates at a critical juncture when Cyber Crime’s pervasiveness is a growing concern.”

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Past Sponsors

We would like to thank the following Sponsors for supporting our event in April 2016

Phillips Consulting
National Information Technology Development Agency

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