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Becoming a CISO: The role of Certified Information Security Management (CISM) in meeting Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) New Risk-Based Cybersecurity Framework for Banks and Payment Service Banks.

Edit Column The CBN has introduced a pivotal change by releasing a new Risk-Based Cybersecurity Framework and Guidelines for Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) and PSBs. Effective July 1, 2024, this comprehensive framework provides a risk-based approach to managing cybersecurity risk. It comprises seven parts, each meticulously designed to ensure thorough coverage: Cybersecurity Governance and Oversight; Cybersecurity Risk Management System; Enhancing Cybersecurity Resilience; Emerging Technologies; Metrics, Monitoring and Reporting; Compliance with Statutory and Regulatory Requirements; and Enforcement.
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Digital Empowerment: MTN Nigeria, ISACA Abuja Unite to Revolutionize Tech Space

Rebecca Ejifoma To revolutionise the tech landscape, MTN Nigeria and ISACA Abuja Chapter have partnered to empower the next generation for meaningful social change. The event, slated from August 28th to 30th in Abuja, will unite experts in cybersecurity in audit, security, compliance, risk, privacy, governance, and control. Others are IT across diverse sectors such as finance, banking, technology services, government, media, health, and telecommunications. The President of the ISACA Abuja Chapter, Emmanuel Omoke, emphasized how the conference would bridge the gap between academia and industry, ensuring students are ready for the digital age.
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ISACA Member’s Impact in Nigeria Recognized on the Global Stage

Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Chief Information Technology Officer, National Information Technology Development Agency in Nigeria, was recognized this year with the ISACA Inspirational Leadership Award “for leadership in bridging the digital divide by providing computers and other IT infrastructure to rural areas and schools and for providing virtual libraries.” He recently visited with ISACA Now for a Q&A interview, reflecting on the award, his work in Nigeria and his relationship with ISACA.
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NDPB Tasks Nigeria on Harnessing Youth Power for Economic Growth

The Commissioner/CEO of Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), Mr Vincent Olatunji, has tasked organisations, ministries and agencies to harness the potential of the youth to accelerate the nation’s economy. The commissioner made this clarion call at the ongoing hybrid 14th Annual Conference of the ISACA Abuja on the theme, “Digital Innovation and the Future of Work: Implications for Community, Industry and Governance” which was held at the Seun Musa Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja.
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