The Minister of Communication and Digitalization, Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has given much support to the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) staff to work hard and be ready to defend the country from any cyber-attacks which was sighted by TheGhanaTech.com in a post.
The Minister reminded the NCSC staff of the importance of their role in the digitalization of Ghana’s economy and the anticipated high demands of the institution.
Hon. Owusu-Ekuful further indicated that the country will be depending on the expertise of the institution and its staff to educate the public on the ongoing digitalization of the country and the associated cybersecurity matters that everyone must pay attention to.
The Parliament of Ghana passed the cybersecurity Act 2020 (Act 1038) in December 2020, to establish the Cyber Security Authority to regulate cybersecurity activities in the country, to promote the development of cybersecurity in the country, and to provide for related matters.
Hon. Ursula also said that the ministry was working around the clock to provide all the necessary resources to aid in the smooth transitioning of the centre into an Authority by the end of the year.
The National Cyber Security Advisor and Head of the NCSC, Dr. Albert Antwi-Boasiako together with the staff congratulated the minister for her reappointment and for her exceptional leadership role that led to the enactment of the Cyber Security Act.
He, therefore, assured the minister of the commitment of he and his team to work round the clock to ensure cybersecurity in the country.