Computer society canvases use of IT on security challenges
The President, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Prof. Adesola Aderounmu, says Nigeria can apply the use of Information Technology to resolve its current security challenges.
Aderounmu spoke yesterday at the 26th National Conference and Exhibition of the Nigeria Computer Society in Abuja.
He said the essence of the conference which had the theme: “Information Technology for National Safety and Security”, was to emphasise the need for the society to solve the insecurity crises using information technology.
“We have recommended some tools that can be used by the government, but we are still waiting for their directive on how to apply them,” he said.
The Director, Corporate Affairs of the NCS, Iyiola Ayoola, said for the nation must have a unified biometric database which would show who does what and where at all times.
231 new members, 31 associate members, 22 graduate members and 16 technologists were inducted into the society.
The newly elected executive of the Nigerian Women In information Technology (NIWIIT) was also inaugurated by the president of NCS at the conference.