Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has become a widely popular section in the world of today and it has made things both easier and faster through many discoveries. The ICT world is believed to be leading in terms of wealth creation as many of the richest men in the world are in the ICT world.
The university of Benin is continuously tapping into this area as they recently organised a day for students, staff and dignitaries to learn more about ICT.
The UNIBEN ICT Day 2018 Edition which is the third edition of the event was held on the 20th of June, 2018 and was honoured by many dignitaries like the vice chancellor of the University of Benin who was duly represented by the Deputy vice chancellor Administration, Prof .J.O. Ehiorobo, the deputy vice chancellor Academics, Community Manager Technical Talent, Andela, Director ICTU, Local government chairman, Director of Audit and several other dignitaries.
The program started with a lecture by the founder/managing director Interswitch, who was represented by Mrs. Mariam. She gave a brief speech on data security. She said that the issue of data security cannot be overemphasized.
After this was another lecture by the Community Manager Technical Talent, Andela; Mr. Babajide Duroshola. He spoke on data and threats to data in an organisation like the social media attacks, lack of encryption, third party entry, mobile malware and other.
An award of excellence was also given to the vice chancellor of the University of Benin for innovation in the Computer Based Test system used by the University to conduct some exams.
Presentation of awards to the winners of the student App contest by Andela/Inauguration of Andela Student Ambassador Program (ASAP) followed at 12:30 pm.
The event ended with the vote of thanks by the organizing committee chairman, Mrs. Osasumwen Ehizojie and it climaxed the end of Uniben ICT 2018.
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