National Cyber Security Week 2016

DAY 121 NOV 2016
09:00 — 10:15
Accra International Conference Centre
Opening Ceremony
Setting the Cyber Agenda – Prof Nii Quaynor, Chairman, NITA
Welcome Remarks
National Security Coordinator
US Ambassador to Ghana
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Minister of Communications

Keynote and official Opening – His Excellency, John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic
10:15 — 10:45
Coffee Break+ Group Photograph
10:45– 12:00pm
Cybercrime Session
Moderator: Prof Nii Quaynor, Chairman, NITA


Tackling cybercrime: Prospects and Challenges — Dr. Gustav Yankson, Head, Police CID Cybercrime Unit.

Building capacity across sectors for to enhanced cybersecurity: USG-GOG Security Governance Initiative(SGI) — Kenneth Adu-Amanfoh, SGI Cybersecurity & Cybercrime
International Co-operations:

Ghana’s ascension to the Budapest Convention: the Council of Europe GLACY+ project — William Tevie, Director General, National Communications Authority.

Tracking the Pervasive Cyber Gang — Albert Antwi-Bosiako, Principal Consultant, e-Crime bureau .

Sponsor’s Presentation – Microsoft

Q & A
12:00 — 1:30 pm
Cyber Security Session
Moderator: Chairman, NCA


Presentation 1:

Roadmap to improved cybersecurity: National Cyber Security Policy & Strategy –Eric Akumiah, Ministry of Communications, Ghana

Improving cyber safety for our children: The Ghana COP Initiatives — Dr. Annan, Policy Advisor, Ministry of Communications

The Philosophy of cybersecurity Incidents Handling — Marcus Adomey, Chief Operations Manager, AfricaCERT

PPP in securing our Cyberspace: The Ghana Cybersecurity Information Exchange Partnership — Luqman Mahama, Snr. Analyst, CERT-GH

Fostering Research in Cybersecurity: A case of hardened Operating system to minimize cyber Attacks — Edward AcquahDanso, Research Fellow, KNUST

ISACA’s cyber security career starter — K. N. Akwa, President, ISACA Ghana

Sponsor’s Presentation –

1:30 – 2:30pm
Digital identity & Internet Rights Session
Moderator: Dr. Adarkwa, President, GTUC

Protecting our Digital Identity :-

Internet freedom vrs responsible use: case of abuse of social media — Suleman Briamah, Executive Director, MFWA Internet Freedom Coalition

Building Capacity of COP stakeholders for online Safety of Children — Awo Aidam Amenyeh, Executive Director, J-Initiative

Sponsor’s presentation

2:30 – 2:45pm
Remarks by

Prof Nii Quaynor, Chairman, NITA

MC: Papa Arkhurst, Director, IT Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration

DAY 2 | DAY 322/23 NOV 2016
Parallel Workshops
Forensics Track & Setup and running your CERT :
Topics to be covered:
 Concept of Cyberspace
 Concept of Cybercrime
 Concept of Cybersecurity
 Concept of CSIRTs
 Operational Framework of CSIRTs
 Organizational Framework of CSIRTs
 Benefit of CSIRTs
 Creation of CSIRTs
DAY 424 NOV 2016
10:00 – 12:30Pm
Alisa Hotel
National Cyber Security Week 2016 National High Level Round-table Meeting “State of Cybersecurity in Ghana”
Setting the Stage
Prof. Nii Quaynor

Welcome Remarks

Minister of Communications, Ghana

Keynote Address
Chief of Staff, Office of the President

Cyber Attack Simulation —- Albert Antwi-Boasiako Principal Consultant, e-crime Bureau

State of Cyber Security in Ghana — Eric Akumiah, Head, CERT-GH

The GOG – USG Security Governance Initiative on Cybersecurity & Cybercrime — DG, National Communication Authority

Putting Information Security governance at the top of our fight against cybercrime — C.K. Bruce, ISACA Ghana

Sponsor’s presentation

Q & A and Discussion

Way Forward — Moderator

Closing Remarks — Chief of Staff