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Cyber-Attack as a Menace to Effective Governance in Nigeria

Fayomi, Oluyemi Oyenike and Ndubisi, charles and Chidozie, Felix and Yartey Ajayi, Lady and Okorie, Uchechukwu Emenas (2015) Cyber-Attack as a Menace to Effective Governance in Nigeria. Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on eGovernment. pp. 1-107.

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Cyber-attack is an attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system for purposes of mischief, fraud, and/or hedonism. To say that the incidences of cyber-attack are increasing rapidly in Nigeria is not only an understatement but also a cliché. From the organized private sector to public service, hackers have not spared any entity. More recently, governments in both developed and developing countries have had to deal with this menace on a frequent basis. The government of Nigeria is not an exception the thorn ...

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2016 15:55
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2017 12:54

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