First Bank of Nigeria Limited says it will create awareness on cybersecurtiy.
In a statement, it said the fourth edition of its Fireside chat which would hold at its Digital Innovation Lab in Yaba, Lagos, would focus on, ‘Cybersecurity in digital payments’, and the topic would be delivered by the Co-Founder of Digital Encode, Dr Obadare Adewale, who is the guest speaker at the event.
The Head, Digital Innovation Lab, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Lola Ekugo, explained that the FirstBank Fireside Chat was a public conversation that convened active players and influencers in the technology ecosystem in order to have thought-provoking discussions.
It added that these discussions aimed to reveal new perspectives on a range of discussion points with a view to pulling out genuinely relevant insights on trends and recent happenings in the industry.
The bank said, “The FirstBank Digital Lab is an innovation hub and workspace for stimulating innovative solutions to real-life challenges in the Financial services industry.
“The Lab will continue to serve as a platform for the bank to collaborate with start-ups looking to innovate around financial systems and create solutions for the Nigerian customer.”
The Group Executive, E-Business and Retail Products at First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Chuma Ezirim, said that with the advent of the global village of today’s society, and the growing embrace of cashless transactions across every nook and cranny of the country; the event’s topic was very timely and positioned to reinforce the awareness and education of its customers and Nigerians at large on the fundamentals of staying protected against cyber theft.