Newly appointed Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has warned workers of the service corps to stay away from fraudulent activities, adding that there were threats such as data breach and account hacking.
According to the Director General, the introduction of biometric verification had helped in curbing absenteeism and fraud.
Ibrahim gave the warning at a training workshop organized for the NYSC Information Communication Technology Desk Officers from the thirty-six states and Abuja.
“There is a need for you to ensure seamless operations on the platform. There is a constant revolutionary shift in the way the world works, especially with high-speed machines now performing many functions and NYSC cannot afford to be left behind by this fast-moving technology train.
“Members of staff must guard against acts that may jeopardize the gains made in the development of ICT solutions into our operations,” the DG stated.
Mrs. Christy Uba, NYSC Director, ICT, also stated that the workshop was targeted at equipping officers with the knowledge “to protect database, computers, networks, programs and data from unauthorized access and attacks”.
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