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Preliminary Program

08:00–09:00 Registration

09:00–13:00 Morning Session

9:00 – 10:10 Session 1: Opening

  • Welcoming remarks, Dawit Bekele, Internet Society
  • Internet Society in Benin, Pierre Dovonou Lokossou Internet Society Benin
  • Internet Society in Togo, Jean-Robert Hountomey, Internet Society Togo
  • Words from main sponsor, James M. Galvin, Afilias
  • Opening remarks, Benin Government official, TBC

10:10–10:40 Coffee Break

10:40–11:40 Session 2: National strategies

  • Japan's cyber security Strategy, Suguru Yamaguchi, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan
  • Ghana's cyber security strategy, Nii Quaynor, AfNOG, Ghana
  • Discussions

11:40–12:40 Session 3: Challenges and solutions for users

  • Individual users' security challenges and best practices, Ahmed Hussien, HILCOE, Ethiopia
  • Business users'; security challenges and best practices, Jacques Houngbo, Strategic Consulting Group, Benin
  • Discussions

12:40-14:00 Lunch

14:00h-18:00h Afternoon Session

14:00–14:50 Session 4: Security of the network infrastructure

  • Security: a multi-layer problem, Alain Aina, NSRC, Benin (30 Minutes)
  • Discussions

14:50–15:20 Coffee Break

15:20–16:40 Session 5: Legislating and enforcing Internet Security

  • CERTs, Kodzo G. Adomey, University of Ghana
  • Legal and regulatory framework for Cyber-security in Africa, Abdou Abbas Sarr, SARR, ALLARD & Associés
  • Enforcing the law on the cyberspace, Narayan Gangalaramsamy, Mauritius Police
  • Discussions

16:40–17:00 Closing