Tag: Ijeoma Abazie

Microsoft: West Africa’s war on software piracy needs to be intensified

Cyber Security
Technology firm Microsoft Nigeria has called on the West Africa’s government agencies and corporate organisations to work together in the fight against software and intellectual property pirates. Speaking at the Anti-Counterfeiting Collaboration (ACC) of Nigeria’s fifth roundtable held in Lagos, Microsoft officials said the war against piracy would not be successful unless all stakeholders put in place certain measures. Speaking at the forum, Ijeoma Abazie, head of corporate affairs at Microsoft Anglophone West Africa, gave tips on how to address software piracy, its various forms, how it has undermined the industry’s ability to innovate, its impact on limited economic growth in economies around the world and how it puts consumers’ data and security at risk. She highlighted the benef