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GHANA-US DISCUSS CYBER SECURITY

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As Ghana takes steps to protect its cyber space and also facilitate stronger bilateral cooperation on cyber issues, the Minister for Communications Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, led a delegation to the National Cyber security Communications and Integration Centre in the United States of America for a strategic meeting.

As Ghana takes steps to protect its cyber space and also facilitate stronger bilateral cooperation on cyber issues, the Minister for Communications Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, led a delegation to the National Cyber security Communications and Integration Centre in the United States of America for a strategic meeting.

 

The meeting was intended at build government's capacity to address emerging challenges and shared threats in the cyber space.

The week long study trip by the Minister for Communications and her team to the U.S. allowed her to familiarise themselves with the new technology in cyber security.

According to Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the visit was conducted as part of the Security Governance Initiative, a partnership between the United States and Ghana that seeks to enable Ghana to develop and enhance policies, systems, and processes to more efficiently and responsibly deliver security and justice to their citizens.

She indicated that through bilateral arrangements, Ghana and the United States of America entered into discussions with non-governmental organizations and the private sector on enduring benefits of public-private partnership on cyber policy.

Team Ghana was led by the Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful;  Cyber security Advisor, Albert Antwi-Boasiako; Director General of the National Communications Authority, Joe Anokye and Bureau of National Communications Director Kwabena Adu-Boahene.