Pantami seeks formulating security policies with technology mindset


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Prof. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy on Monday reiterated the need for formulation of security policies with technology mindset to tackle insecurity challenges in the country.

Pantami made the call in Abuja at the maiden annual conference of the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA), Abuja Chapter.

The conference has its theme as “Digitisation as an Enabler in Tackling Insecurity in Nigeria”.

Represented by Mr Kashifu Inuwa, Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Pantami said there was need to explore new ways to address insecurity through the use of data and digital technologies.

“Digitisation is foundational, as it connects the physical world and digital world.

“Autonomous drones’ that cut back on human involvement in these often-dangerous situations, also help cut costs while bolstering safety at the same time.

“Using Artificial Intelligence (AI)…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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