Nigeria cybercrime and ICT development And Internet Service Provider

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Title Nigeria cybercrime and ICT development And Internet Service Provider
Creator Makeri, Dr.Yakubu Ajiji; School of Computing and Information Technology Kampala International University, Uganda
Subject Intermediary, ICT, Internet Cybercrime, Nigeria
Description The identification of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as an essential tool for sustainable development has proved to be worth every investment in Nigeria.  Unfortunately, ’the ’country’s ’image ’has ’also suffered as a result of the nefarious activities of some Nigerians, who has turn the internet into a cheap ’channel ’for ’the ’perpetration ’of ’criminal activities, ’ranging ’from ’range ’from ’phishing, online ’trickery ’and ’the     ’‘Advanced ’Fee ’Fraud (AFF)’ popularly known as ‘419 spam’. At the forefront ’these    ’development ’Internet ’Service Providers ’(ISPs). ’Despite ’their ’many ’laudable       contributions ’as ’facilitators ’of ’Internet ’usage, ISPs ’serving ’Nigeria ’seem ’to ’stand ’aloof ’or seemingly ’remain ’oblivious ’of ’the ’damaging implications ’resultant ’from ’the ’use ’ ’of ’their infrastructure for online criminal activities. Using questionnaires, ’we ’conducted ’a ’research ’to determine ’the ’level ’of ’awareness ’of ’ISPs ’in Nigeria about intermediary liabilities. The Analysis ’of ’our ’findings ’using ’descriptive statistics ’ ’and ’chi-square ’at ’0.05 ’level ’of significance ’revealed ’that ’the ’level ’of ’security provided against crime by ISPs are relatively low resulting in a positive relationships between the level of internet crime and the attitudes of ISPs to protecting their networks. 
Publisher ABC Research Alert
Date 2018-03-10
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

Format application/pdf
Source ABC Research Alert; Vol 6, No 1 (2018): January-April 2018 Issue; Uganda
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 Dr.Yakubu Ajiji Makeri

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