Data Privacy Day-19 The Gambia

Our partner organization, The The Gambia Cyber Security Alliance In collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure – MOICI, celebrates Data Privacy Day -19, in The Gambia.

At the event, The President and Founder of MCJSupport OrgMuhammed Chuka Joof had the honor to be master of ceremony, in attendance was the Minister and Deputy Director of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Executive Director National Youth Council – The Gambia Mr. Lamin Mokendeh Darboe, Solicitor General Ministry of Justice, Gambia Police Force Headquarters Rep, ITAG -Information Technology Association of The Gambia Vice President, Gamcel, MegaBank, Ecobank Gambia Limited and Civil Society organizations.

Data Privacy Day began in the United States and Canada in January 2008 as an extension of the Data Protection Day celebration in Europe. Data Protection Day commemorates the Jan. 28, 1981, signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection. Data Privacy Day is observed annually on Jan. 28.

The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) officially leads the Data Privacy Day campaign and is advised by a distinguished advisory committee of privacy professionals to help the campaign align with the most current privacy issues in a thoughtful and meaningful way.
Data Privacy Day is the signature event in a greater privacy awareness and education effort. Year-round, NCSA educates consumers on how they can own their online presence and shows organizations how privacy is good for business. NCSA’s privacy awareness campaign is an integral component of STOP. THINK. CONNECT. ™ ‒ the global online safety, security, and privacy campaign

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