We meet every quarter of the year, January, April, July and October. We believe that developing and empowering ourselves through the industry experts amongst us would inspire us in return assist the several Communities and Sectors in Nigeria to secure and protect their Cyber Space.
Excerpts 1 from January 19, 2019 Meet-Up
Block Chain Technology Seminar by The Director of (ISC)2 Nigeria Chapter, Harrison Nnaji(CISSP, CCISO, CISM,CCNP, CCSP, MoR, Togaf9).
Blockchain technology depends on community trust and applications of this technology can be found in several industries and sectors including the financial institutions. Use cases can be found in cross border payments, loyalty and rewards, Stock and security, P2P lending, remittance, Healthcare, Private markets, Debt management, crowd funding, digital rights, escrows etc.
Questions on why the banks have not fully adopted this technology as a way of conducting transactions and in his response, he stated that the financial services industry(FSI) is a regulated industry and both the industry practitioners and the regulator are working on the how best to adopt and regulate the technology for the FSI.
Excerpts 2 from January 19, 2019 Meet-Up
Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Security Seminar by the Secretary of the (ISC)2 Nigeria Chapter, Olutimilehin Onyesanya(CISSP, CISA,PMP, ITIL,,,,,,)
He highlighted the evolving trends on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning as well as the differences. HE further highlighted the uses of this concept in the various sectors but nose dived into its use within the financial sector especially in the areas of security.
Use cases in different software were highlighted such as IBM Watson, SIEMs, spam filter applications, network prevention and intrusion detection systems, Fraud detection, credit scoring, botnet detection etc. He also highlighted the success rates in the deployment of Artificial Intelligence and raised a fundamental question for everyone to discuss i.e. Will Artificial Intelligence takeover in future? Divergent opinions came up in which some people said that we need to evolve with Technology so that they don’t lose their jobs. during the presence of artificial intelligence.