Overview

Theme: Data Protection – Securing Big Data, Understanding Biometrics and Protecting National ID Systems

The proliferation of information technology and widespread reliance on the internet have redefined and revolutionized communications in the 21st century. This process is mirrored by the simultaneous threats to data security, sparking debates on issues of securing big data, national assets and the implications for privacy.

The 6th renewal of the National Cyber Security Conference will address the theme Data Protection – Securing Big Data, Biometrics and National ID Systems. It will bring together national, regional and international experts during panel sessions and a roundtable discussion across two days to explore the following topics:

  • Issues and approaches to data protection
  • Technologies of data management and protection, including biometrics
  • Protecting against Cyber Threats to National Assets
  • Roundtable discussion on the pros and cons of a National Identification System (NIDS) and measures to secure personal data collected
International partners for the conference include the Virginia-based Internet Society (ISOC), the regional office of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Canadian High Commission. National Commercial Bank (NCB) leads a range of local sponsors, including the RJR Communications Group, Spanish Court Hotel and the law firm Henlin Gibson Henlin.

The Conference is FREE to registered participants. In particular, ICT professionals in public and private sectors, ICT policy specialists, research scholars and students are invited to register at http://cybersecurity.carimac.com. Registration is required for both days and space is limited.

We look forward to seeing you there.