EPPAN:Anti-Fraud Experts To Chart Innovative Roadmap Cybercrime Prevention
By Joshua Olaleye
Anti-fraud experts will gather at the at the 9th Annual Payment Systems Conference of the E-payment Providers Association of Nigeria (E-PPAN) holding on November 6th, 2018 in Lagos to chart a new roadmap on cybercrime prevention.
The 2018 conference is sponsored by the Central Bank of Nigeria, Visa International, Committee of EBanking Industry Heads (CeBIH), Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS),Unified Payments Ltd, ITEX Integrated Services Ltd, Pagatech Ltd, Global Accelerex Ltd, and NowNow Payment System Ltd; while the media partners are Plus Journal International and E-Payment Review.
It is expected that over 250 delegates will in attendance and the annual conference will provide a rallying ground for the industry’s professionals to focus on how to mitigate fraud-the industry’s most pressing challenge.
According to a research by Michael McGuire, senior lecturer in criminology at Surrey University, globally, cybercriminals rake in at least $1.5 trillion every year, which means more than $1m (N305,750,000) is lost every minute to cybercrime.
Eppan stated that industry stakeholders are concerned on how to ensure an effective, swift, and well-orchestrated response to cyber-attacks.
Confirmed to speak at the event includes Adedotun Sulaiman, Chairman, Board of Trustees, E-PPAN; Dayo Apata Esq, Solicitor General of the Federation/Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice; Agada Apochi, Managing Director/CEO, Unified Payment Services Ltd; Tunde Ogungbade, Managing Director/CEO, Niyi Ajao, Executive Director, NIBSS Plc; Temitope Akin-Fadeyi, Head, Financial Inclusion Secretariat, CBN; Olayinka David West (Ph.D),Research & Academic Director; Lagos Business School; Global Accelerex Ltd; Dr. Segun Aina OFR, President, Fintech Association of Nigeria & Past President/Chairman of Council, CIBN; Ernest Uduje, Managing Director/CEO, ITEX Integrated Services Ltd, Ade Atobatele, Founder; Gboza Gbosa Technology Ltd; Mr. Inalegwu Alogwu, Head, Products Strategy & Innovation; Interswitch Ltd. Wunmi Adetokunbo-Ajayi, Partner, PwC; Pattison Boleigha, Chief Conduct and Compliance Officer, Access Bank Plc.
Other industry leaders include Ibrahim Lamorde, Commissioner of Police – Special Fraud Unit, Nigeria Police Force; Ibrahim Magu, Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission; Stanley Jacob, Chairman, CeBIH; David Isiavwe (Ph.D), Chairman, ISSAN; Yinka Tiamiyu, Chairman, ACAEBIN; Rotimi Adurotelegan, Chairman, ACCOBIN; George-Maria Tyendezwa, Head Cybercrime, Federal Ministry of Justice and Onajite Regha, Executive Secretary/CEO, E-PPAN.