Cybersecurity: Cybersafe, UK target 1500 SMEs, 4500 employees with start-up grants

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By Emmanuel Elebeke

Non-governmental organization in the information security domain, CyberSafe Foundation, has unveiled plans to equip digitally vulnerable groups and 1500 SMEs with the knowledge and skills required to identify, protect, detect, defend and respond to COVID-19 instigated cyber threats, enabling a safe digital community.

The foundation which said is on a mission to facilitate pockets of changes that ensure a safer internet for everyone with digital access and resident in Nigeria has secured funding from the UK Government’s Digital Access Programme.

In addition, it has secured support from KnowBe4 Africa, CyberSecurity Experts Association of Nigeria, CSEAN, and other experts to ensure the programme tagged: ‘Safe Digital Community during COVID-19’ project is achieved.

The Founder and Executive Director of the NGO, Confidence Staveley said that COVID-19 global pandemic has created an atmosphere of chaos, confusion and fear, a perfect backdrop for malicious actors to carry out a range of attack types.

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