Girls-in-ICT (SHS) program to reach schools in Bosomtwe

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The Girls in ICT program for high schools will start in Bosomtwe schools in the Ashanti region tomorrow September 5, 2022.

By the end of this week, all the girls in Bosomtwe will have benefited from the cybersecurity and data privacy training.

The program aims to ensure that all girls stay safe on the internet.

They are also encouraged to contact the National Cybersecurity Authority on short code 292 in case of distress.

A Huawei instructor who is also a lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, Mr. Julius Yaw Ludu will take the children through an interactive session.

During the training, students will be trained in cybersecurity, information security and data privacy.

They will also be enlightened about the top 10 common cybersecurity threats they are often exposed to on the internet. These include, but are not limited to, the following; Malware attack, phishing, password attacks, man-in-the-middle attacks, distributed denial of service attacks, drive-by-download attacks, malicious advertisements, malware attacks and data compromise attacks. professional email.

They will also be notified of two major milestones, including two-factor verification and control of devices linked to their accounts.

Beneficiary schools include Tetrefu; Adu Twum; Jachie Training Center; St Michaels; Bosomtwe girls; St. George; Kokomba Technical Institute; Oyoko shs, Stem Girls and Beposo

It is organized by the Ministry of Communications and Digitization in collaboration with Huawei Ghana; MoE and GES.
The Girls-in-ICT program is an initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to encourage young girls to take career courses in ICT.
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