NITDA, Domineum To Host Webinar On NDPR Implementation

TECH DIGEST – Domineum Blockchain Solutions, a distributed ledger technology company providing Blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) in collaboration with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), will host a free webinar on Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) implementation, TechEconomy.ng can report.

Registration has commenced for the Free webinar scheduled for Thursday June 3rd, 2021, at 4pm – 5pm.

The programme is open to Startups, SMEs, and Fintech and others interested in implementing NDPR.

The ​​National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has recorded tremendous achievement by creating 2,686 new jobs, according to the statistics showing in the Agency’s first Annual Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) Performance Report 2019-2020.

DPCOs:

In its recent report unveiled by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami), NITDA said that NDPR met the need of the Nigerian environment; indicating that 76% of Data Protection Compliance Organisations (DPCOs) have helped the country in their compliance with the regulation.

Dr. Pantami expressed his satisfaction on how NITDA under the leadership of the Director General, Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, provided requisite support for industry adoption of the NDPR, adding that he reviewed the report “and I am proud to see that we have through the NDPR, 2,686 job roles, thereby creating massive opportunities for young Nigerians to be recruited as Data Protection Officers, Data Protection Compliance Organisations, Compliance officers among others.

“The DPCOs have also earned over N2 billion in the first year of implementation. This is the intent of our digital economy policy- empowering Nigerians in a way that ensures global competitiveness,” the Minister said.

Meanwhile, Domineum-NITDA Free Webinar is expected to expose participants to the rudiments of NDPR implementation.

Domineum was established to assist Governments and Companies integrate Blockchain into their operations.

Domineum, as one of the few DPCOs that has practical understanding of Start-ups, SMEs, and Fintechs in Nigeria has taken it upon itself to organize various sensitisation activities targeted towards this niche group.

Click the link HERE to register and book a free space to participate in this insightful webinar.

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