Today January 24, 2022

Ghana to host Cyberx Africa 2021 conference

The four-day event which is being organized by CSDS Africa in collaboration with INTERPOL, the Security Governance Initiative (SGI) Secretariat of the Ministry of National Security2, the Association of Private Investigators, Ghana and Lex Mundus and Cencla aims at up-skill the capacity of security professionals, lawyers, judges, forensic and cybercrime investigators within the ECOWAS region to investigative and prosecute e-crimes, for more secure and safer cyberspace.

The event which coincides with the 2021 SGI Week (8th Nov – 13th Nov 2021) focuses on issues in cyberlaw, incidence response, mobile and digital forensic investigations, and international cooperation for effective investigation and prosecution of cyber and terrestrial crimes in ECOWAS.

This year’s SGI Week focuses on Cyber Security and Cybercrime. Previous SGI Week Celebrations have focused on Border Security (2019) and Maritime Security (2021).

Participants attending this year’s event include the Bank of Ghana, ABSA Bank, the Liberia Cyber Crime Prevention and Mitigation Agency, the Computer Forensics Institute, Nigeria, IFW Global, INTERPOL, Lex Mundus and Cencla (International Law Firm), NIB Bank, Ghana Immigration Service, GCB Bank, Dos Lunas, Kimathi & Partners, Adu-Kusi PRUC, the Judicial Service of Ghana, the Association of Private Investigators, Fidelity Bank, Ministry of National Security, Western Sydney University, Ghana Shippers Authority, Ghana Armed Forces, Economic and Organized Crime Bureau, Cal Bank, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Invectec Global, Free Zones Board and Access Bank, among others. The Conference delegates include participants from Singapore, Liberia, Australia, the United States, Nigeria and Ghana.

The keynote address for the Conference will be delivered by Justice Prof. Emmanuel Nii Ashie Kotey, Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

Source: Ghana Web



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