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NIMC database safe – Police

The Director, Nigeria Police Force National Cybercrime Center, Uche Henry has assured that the National Identity Management Commission’s database is safe.

Henry’s assurance is coming following issues in regards to the safety of the fee’s database.

Uche in an announcement by the centre on Wednesday mentioned the NPF-NCCC following the hypothesis swiftly performed a forensic evaluation on the database and came upon that it was safe.

The NPF-NCCC boss was mentioned to have said this when the Director General/CEO of NIMC, Abisoye Coker-Odusote visited him in his workplace.

“We swiftly conducted profiling and analysis upon hearing concerns about the security of NIMC’s database. Our forensic analysis confirmed that the database is indeed secure,” Uche was quoted as saying.

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Uche though mentioned NIMC has a robust cyber safety, he famous that his centre was prepared to assist strengthen the fee’s safety.

He mentioned, “Although NIMC’s protection is strong, we seek to provide an additional layer of security, which is the responsibility of the Nigeria Police Force to protect lives and properties, including our digital information infrastructure and that of the Federal Government and NIMC.”

Uche then urged Nigerians to report any cybercrime circumstances and associated offences by means of the NPF-NCCC’s E-reporting portal, which gives a safe and handy platform for residents to report incidents and help the combat in opposition to cybercriminals.

The Director additionally extends his gratitude to the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun for his unwavering ardour, resilience, and dedication to creating an enabling surroundings for the Cyber Hawks to successfully fight cybercriminals in Nigeria.

During the go to, the Director of NPF-NCCC showcased the Center’s state-of-the-art services, such because the OSINT Lab, Threat Response Lab, Network Analysis Lab, and Forensics Lab.

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