Lagos: Nigerian Stock Exchange to host capital market forum

Salamatu Ejembi, Lagos

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The 7th edition of the Nigerian Stock Exchange’s bi-annual Nigerian Capital Market Information Security Forum (NCMISF), has been scheduled to hold on Thursday, October 31, 2019 in Lagos.

The one day event will bring together leading industry data privacy, security experts and capital market stakeholders to share actionable information on the prevailing data protection regulation which is aimed at achieving privacy by default and privacy by design.

This year’s theme is, “The Nigeria Data Protection Regulation: Achieving Compliance”.

The forum will also highlight how organizations can comply with these regulation on an ongoing basis, as a means of protecting client data and boosting investor’s confidence.

The Chief Risk Officer NSE, Mr. Rasaq Ozemede, noted that “the event will provide participants a perfect opportunity to get deeper understanding of present and developing trends in Information Security through case studies on topics ranging from how industry is redefining their Data Protection Regulation practice to developments in protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII), data protection regimes and share effective strategies and best practices in ensuring information privacy is in compliance with the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) and the international General Data Protection Regulation”.

The 7th edition of NCMISF will feature presentations and panel discussions by National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) licensed Data Protection Compliance Organisations (DPCO) such as Michael Ango, Associate Director, Andersen Tax; Akin Oyegoke, Managing Consultant, Johan Consults; John Anyanwu, Partner, Technology Advisory, KPMG Advisory Services and Linus Osita Okeke, Partner, Ernst & Young. Mrs. Oluyemi Obadare, Business Continuity Manager, NSE will also be speaking at the forum.

Peace PIAK