MTN Bright Media Series discusses cybersecurity with Carl Amanor Sackey

MTN Bright Media Series discusses cybersecurity with Carl Amanor Sackey

An IT expert with over 25years of experience, Carl Amanor Sackey will on Friday October 29, 2021 take his turn at the next edition of  MTN Bright Media series discussions slated for 10:00am virtually on MTN Ghana’s platform on Facebook and linked-in.

This edition of the series will focus on cybersecurity, raising awareness on threats and security measures as well as addressing critical issues and challenges concerning online safety and protection in this digital era. This has become imperative due to the increased number cyber criminalities.

Mr. Amanor Sackey has IT experience both at technical and managerial levels.

He is the Deputy General Manager at Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) with the role of developing new concepts, products, and architectures and then rolling out these e-solutions for GCNet, the Ghana Revenue Authority, and other stakeholders such as the Bank of Ghana.

He is an integral member of the strategy team for GCNet in delivering on its core mandate of trade facilitation, revenue mobilization and business process reengineering and has worked on large scale countrywide projects for the government.

As part of his role, he works with the government at all levels on strategic initiatives to be implemented in IT.  He was a member of the committee that developed some of the IT Governance documents for the Ministry of Communications and is currently a member of the National Cyber Security Technical Working Group (Private Sector).

Mr. Amanor Sackey is a Computer Science Graduate of the University of Science and Technology, now KNUST and holds an MBA from the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

He lectures in IT Security, Audit, Risk, Cyber Security and Governance in many institutions and had served two terms as President of ISACA Accra chapter, a global professional body for IT Auditors, Risk, Governance and Information Security Professionals.

This edition of the MTN Bright Media series will be moderated by Vivian Kai Lokko, a renowned media practitioner with Citi TV and Citifm.

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