Youths have been made to understand that there are many advantages in the usage of the internet provided the cyberspace is made secure. Minister Minette Libom Li Likeng while speaking in Bertoua on Thursday 26 August, said the risks and challenges involved can gradually be reduced.
About 1200 youths participating in the 5th edition of the holiday ICT camp organized as part of the cybersecurity campaign, were advised by the Telecommunications Minister in the East region to be responsible.
“To benefit from all the advantages that come with technology, it is important to have a cyberspace that is secure and has responsible users of the internet because technology has brought many advantages but also many risks and challenges.
“Among the malicious usages of social networks, we have radicalization, theft of information, financial theft, incitement of persons to destabilize countries” the Minister pointed out in Bertoua ending that “We brought illustrations which bring to mind the good practices of someone who uses the internet with security”.
The national cybersecurity campaign which is in its second phase, was launched on Thursday by the Post and Telecommunications Minister in the presence of the Governor of the East region.