THE 2019 edition of prestigious Titans of Tech Award will hold in Lagos, Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Oriental Hotels Victoria Island with a special Roundtable on the growing importance of digital infrastructure protection in the quest to further Socio-economic Growth.
Don Pedro Aganbi, Managing Consultant, Technology Africa, who made this known to newsmen in Lagos revealed that the theme of the seminal leadership roundtable is “Cyber security, Local Content Development, Big Data & Infrastructure Protection – Catalyst for Economic Growth And National Development.”
According to Aganbi, “The widespread deployment of digital and other communication infrastructure is creating an unprecedented increase in the volume of data. It is this deluge of digital data that is now popularly called ‘big data.”
He stated that “data is the lifeblood and an essential ingredient for accountability in the digital economy.”
Aganbi noted that as the economy got more connected the need to safeguard data, secure transactions and protect digital infrastructure grew exponentially.
He explained that more and more people agree that the connected economy is precipitated by the Internet and is rapidly changing the way we work, socialize, create and share information. Indeed, it is continuously changing the way we organize the flow of people, ideas, and things around the globe.
The infrastructure, he said, that makes this possible undoubtedly is a strategic economic growth driver; and a catalyst for socioeconomic development.
So naturally the protection of such infrastructure, particularly of rapidly growing digital infrastructure, is akin to ensuring the survival of the emerging digital society and sustaining economic growth, he revealed.
Aganbi made it known that several seasoned industry experts and leaders are expected to attend and participate in the seminal leadership round table session.