NITDA commends Lagos revenue agency on action over breach of data protection

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has commended the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), for disabling a website that breached the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR).

In a statement to PREMIUM TIMES sent by NITDA’s spokesperson, Hadizar Umar, on Friday, it said the illegal access of tax-payers information to the public was a glitch from a consultant of the service.

NITDA had outlined five new regulatory instruments for the improvement of the Information Communications and Technology (ICT) sector in Nigeria.

The first quarter of the regulation was launched on January 25.

The previous regulatory instruments are the Rule Making Process Regulation of NITDA; The Nigerian Data Protection Regulation; Guideline for IT Clearance; Guidelines for Public…

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